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Connect With Your Spirit
Aug16

Connect With Your Spirit

Connect With Your Spirit By Flordeliza Pesigan   What Spirituality Means to Me To me, spirituality is having a sense of being, a sense of peace, and a sense of authenticity; a connection to something bigger than the ‘self’ that we perceive to be;  a connection to the highest source of all that is. A few years ago, I decided that I will flow with where the universe and my heart would take me. They took me to Bali, a place that I...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf – FLORDELIZA PESIGAN – The New Age Babaylan
Nov12

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf – FLORDELIZA PESIGAN – The New Age Babaylan

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf – FLORDELIZA PESIGAN – The New Age Babaylan Flordeliza Pesigan Photo by Eros Goze for Illustrado Magazine “I breathe art” is a philosophy that fuels Flordeliza Pesigan, the passionate multidisciplinary Filipina artist, who grew up in the Philippines’ National Museum, whose works have been exhibited in events and prestigious spaces around the emirates too many to mention, and who could not...

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UAE Filipino Art Showcase
Sep08

UAE Filipino Art Showcase

DARWIN “JAPAT” GUEVARRA From winning the Sheikha Manal New Signatures Young Artists Awards in 2007, bagging the silver prize at the Red Bull Art of Can Competition, to his first solo exhibition and his fruitful association with the renowned Tashkeel gallery, Darwin “Japat” Guevarra is arguably one of the first local Filipino artists to have paved the way for other aspiring creative kababayans in the emirates. Tell us about your...

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Illustrado Day of Sisterhood
May08

Illustrado Day of Sisterhood

Photos By Donald Rosales and Cristina Linaza Illustrado threw a community event for Filipinas in the UAE on the 6th April 2012, at the Almas Tower, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai. Dubbed the “Day of Sisterhood” the whole day affair dedicated to celebrating “Pinay Power” saw a gathering of 400 Filipinas from all walks of life, who came together for a whole day of learning and bonding. An offshoot of Illustrado’s Women of Substance...

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From the Red Carpet and Beyond – Shots from Illustrado’s WOS 2012 Event

Photos by Donald Rosales.  Additional images from Marlon Bautista and James Tasarra At the Anlene section Photographer Harry Cruz with wife Desiree Illustrado EIC Lalaine Chu-Benitez with contemporary artist and WOS 2010 Honoree Tini Meyer (L-R) Agnes Pedrosa Marelid, Lalaine Chu-Benitez and Philippine Commercial Attache Jose Dinsay and wife Jinggay Dinsay (L-R) Lilian Lee Bautista and WOS 2009 Honoree Engr Mary Jane Alvero Al Mahdi...

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