Violi Calvert

Violi Calvert is a freelance writer; Radio Sandigan Broadcaster, Media & PR of the Australian Handball Federation [www.handballaustralia.org.au] and Media & PR of Nenad Bach Music [Australia & Asia www.nenadbachband.com]

By Violi Calvert On Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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‘Tamaraws’ wanted

Young Filipino-Australian rugby league enthusiasts in Sydney have a chance to get involved in high level competition in the sport. The Philippines National Rugby League is looking for players to fill spots in the More...

By Violi Calvert On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Charity, music and passion

Talented Filipino-Australian artist and music producer Charity Pinatacan Balila has recently orchestrated a music project with other artists aimed at helping survivors of Typhoon Haiyan. In October 2013, Melbourne-based More...

By Violi Calvert On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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June Young shines

She  was a support act in one of the concerts of X Factor Israel winner Rose ‘Osang’ Fostanes who visited Australia recently and her performance at the Central Coast Leagues Club certainly captured the hearts More...

By Violi Calvert On Friday, July 4th, 2014
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Sydney artist donates Mabini paintings

Sydney-based artist Daisy Ann Gonzalez Cumming donated her paintings of Philippine hero Apolinario Mabini to the National Historical Commission of the Philippines [NHCP] at an official event held on June 18 at the More...

By Violi Calvert On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Fil-Aussie Nominees in 38th Australian Entertainment Mo Awards

Filipino-Australian artists made their mark in the Australian entertainment and Mo Awards history by being nominated in three categories in the 38th Australian Entertainment Mo Awards.  They were among the artists More...

By Violi Calvert On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Sydney Cager Joins UP’s Fighting Maroons

Fil-Aussie star basketball export, Ridge Mantua, has joined the University of the Philippines’ Fighting Maroons team.   Ridge signed up as a rookie in Fighting Maroons a week after helping the Central Visayas More...

By Violi Calvert On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Fil-Aussie Media Group Endorses Walk for Peace

AT the monthly informal meeting of the FilPressSydney group held on 16 May 2014, a number of its members discussed the proposed amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.  Led by its Convenor, Jaime K Pimentel, More...

By Violi Calvert On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Baz Luhrmann Connects with Filipino Musical Stars

Multi-awarded Australian screen writer, film director and producer, Baz Luhrmann was at the opening night on May 1 of the return of “Here Lies Love”, the musical based on the rise and fall of the Marcos family, More...