Feb 25, 2011

Who is Maria Aragon?

Maria Aragon or Maria Lourdes Aragon (born July 17, 2000) is a Canadian YouTuber, from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She was born and raised in Canada to Filipino parents.

In February 2011, she posted a video on her sister's YouTube channel in which she performed a cover of "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga. A tweet from Lady Gaga on the video was sent to her eight million followers, and launched Maria to instant, international fame. The video garnered over 10 million views on YouTube in just five days. In just 6 days, her video, "Born This Way - (Cover)" on Youtube had reached up to 12 million views.

American talk show host Ellen Degeneres took notice of her talent from Lady Gaga's tweet and invited Maria to appear on her show on February 21, 2011. She performed "Born This Way" on the piano while singing on the show. Her parents were part of the audience and as seen in the video that recorded the show, they cried in joy as they saw their own daughter's talent. Before the show on an interview with HOT-103 FM, Maria Aragon spoke with Gaga, and was invited to perform "Born This Way" with her at The Monster Ball Tour concert in Toronto in March. Maria Aragon confirmed she was invited to sing with her on Ellen.

Aragon is a fifth-grade student at the Isaac Brock School in Winnipeg, Canada. She lives with her brother, two sisters and her parents.
source: youtube & wikipedia

Best Friends Before

Tomorrow February 26 is the much awaited wedding of John Estrada and Priscila Meirelles to say their "I Do's" at Thunderbird Resort in La Union. Obviously John's best man, Willie Revillame will not attend the wedding and I read that he will have a live telecast of his Willing Willie in Davao tomorrow. How did their feud started? Watch this.....


If I Were A Boy

During my younger years (elementary days), I often wish that I should have been a boy. Why? Only women gives birth, have menstruation, do most of the household chores, etcetera. I also tried courting a girl before and a number of tomboys and even girls showed intention to court me too. Those were the exciting days of my high school life. Maybe I was destined to be a true lady, LOL! Come to think of it, if I were a boy now, who among our celebrities would, I possibly court? I think Alessandra de Rossi is a good pick. I can sense of her goodness and integrity. Here are some interesting facts from wiki about her:

At the age of 16, De Rossi won the FAMAS Awards Best Supporting Actress for her role in Azucena.
She starred in Mga Munting Tinig (Small Voices) and Homecoming, where she portrayed a Canadian-based domestic worker who visited her home in a rural town in the Philippines, bringing with her the deadly disease SARS which she spreads among the residents.

De Rossi won the part of Valentina, the villainess of the comic turned fantaserye (fantasy TV series), Darna, which aired on GMA network in 2005.

She starred in the Singapore-based horror film The Maid where she played the lead role of Rosa, a housemaid in Singapore.

She moved back to ABS-CBN for a special role in I Love Betty La Fea. She was later cast in Tayong Dalawa, where she played Greta, She is a resident talent scout in Talentadong Pinoy on TV5.

She works as endorser for lingerie of Soda Company.

She previously appeared in the fantaserye Agua Bendita as Divina.


Feb 17, 2011

PyroMusical Competition

February 12 was the start of the 2nd Philippine International Pyro Musical Competition at Seaside Boulevard. We were able to watch the magnificent fireworks display of South Korea and Spain at Seattle’s Best Veranda at Five Hundred Pesos fee inclusive of one coffee, chips and cookie, kids are free of entrance fee. The show started at past 8pm with South Korea as the first entry. Sponge Cola band provided some songs that night while setting up the second entry but the vocalist's voice seem unprepared. Though the kids really enjoyed the fireworks display and they loved to watch it every Saturday! But the problem is- the exaggerated heavy traffic after the fireworks, car park going to exit door pa lang traffic na. Hopefully we can watch the last day of the competition on March 12; we’re excited to watch the Philippines on its exhibition on fireworks.

Feb 7, 2011

Ogie and Regine Wedding Photos

I bought the February issue of Yes! magazine yesterday, actually I kept on buying Yes! even though I neglect to read the last two back issues. Here's some wedding photos of Regine and Ogie wedding which was featured on the front cover of the latest issue of the magazine.


Feb 6, 2011

Pnoy Invades YouTube

Just got this video from YouTube about RA 6713 Section 4 (h) about Simple Living saying that:
"Public officials and employees and their families shall lead modest lives appropriate to their positions and income. They shall not indulge in extravagant or ostentatious display of wealth in any form."
Pnoy came from a wealthy family but buying a Porsche with a less than One Hundred Thousand Pesos monthly income can cause criticisms.


Feb 2, 2011

Kiong Hee Huat Chai!

Happy Chinese New Year to All!
Where else can you buy your favorite Tikoy? Of course in Eng BeeTin, the home of the BEST hopia and Tikoy.
Visit the nearest Eng BeeTin store and don't forget to purchase their yummy Cashew Nuts too.

Feb 1, 2011

Kristine and Oyo Wedding

For the second time around and this time it's more for REAL, gorgeous Kristine Hermosa and boyish Oyo Sotto got married at Balai Isabel in Talisay Batangas on January 12, 2011 which happens to be the birthday of the groom too. I caught this video on Facebook and I was happily smiling from beginning till the end of  this wedding video of Tin and Oyo.
Oyo Sotto and Kristine Hermosa from Bong Sare on Vimeo.