At the first mention of the world “ukulele”, you’d immediately think of beaches, surfers with bleached dreads having fun in the sun, and sweet, cheerful melodies about peace, flowers, and waves crashing to the sand. The small stringed instrument isn’t something you would associate to the heavy-sounding riffs and lyrics of alternative music. Wikalele, a ukulele-dominated music event held last August 1 at Sev’s Café, … Continue reading Wikalele: The Ukulele Like You’ve Never Heard It Before
If there’s one thing that sets Metro Manila apart from other cities in the country, it’s the ridiculous rainy season. As the hot and humid days make way for cloudy, rain-heavy mornings, countless students and professionals brave these flooded roads every morning. Every student in the University Belt area is all to familiar with this scenario: you’ll leave your home or dorm freshly bathed, but … Continue reading Tips on Surviving Metro Manila During the Rainy Season
Shia LaBeouf is the last person you’d expect to star in an internet meme, but he was making people crack and inspired with his extremely motivational video. He was standing in front of a green screen, in all his bearded and braided glory, flexing his muscles, and telling people to just do whatever it takes to make their dreams come true. It has become quite … Continue reading JUST DO IT! (Or How to Pursue Your Dreams ft. Shia LaBeouf)
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” This quote is appropriate in the arduous yet worthwhile task of nation building. This also applies to the youth. Youth and inexperience are some of the most common denominators why people easily dismiss the youth as non-players in society, there are numerous avenues the youth can divulge in to become relevant players in society. … Continue reading Do You Have a Passion for Writing? Join VOTY Online Today!
Pocholo “The VoiceMaster” De Leon Gonzales’ efforts for the promotion and propagation of the youth movement’s empowerment and inspiration are exemplified as he was named as one of the Youth Ambassadors for Peace Award from two peace-oriented organizations during the 2nd International Youth Assembly on August 3, 2014. The award, given out by the Universal Peace Federation – Asia and Youth Federation for World Peace … Continue reading The VoiceMaster Named Youth Ambassador for Peace
The Voice of the Youth Network opens a new, exciting avenue for communication students and individuals passionate with the youth and nation-building alike with its newest morning offering on air, Youth Power Radio! Hosted by Pocholo “The VoiceMaster” Gonzales, Andrew San Fernando, and Ada Vina Cuaresma, Youth Power Radio provides an opportunity for aspiring boradcasters, journalists, and communicators in general to practice their craft while at … Continue reading Youth Power Radio: This is Your Show!
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia invites movers and shakers of the youth movement all over Southeast Asia to expand and improve their knowledge and skills while forging connections and relationships with like-minded individuals in this year’s ASEAN Youth Expo. The international affair will be held from August 8 to 11 at the FX Sudirman, in the heart of … Continue reading ASEAN Youth Expo 2014 Tools Youth Towards Positive Change
The eyebrows of a person originally function as an umbrella that protects the eyes from sweat that accumulates on a person’s forehead. Nowadays, the eyebrows carry newfound responsibilities as they become important components of facial expression and aesthetic appeal. However, the eyebrows is the mass of hairs that do not receive the same attention compared to other hairs in the body, like head and body … Continue reading The Brow Studio: A Threading and Waxing Salon That Offers Brow-Raising Results for the Youth
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), alongside Germany’s Siftrung Entrepreneurship (Foundation for Entrepreneurship) and Japan’s Goi Peace Foundation invites young entrepreneurs to spur innovation and positive change through the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition. The competition aims to inspire the youth into becoming positive catalyst in their communities and nation by recognizing and highlighting exemplary examples of youth creativity and entrepreneurship that … Continue reading UNESCO’s Youth Entrepreneurship Tilt Promotes Youth Involvement in Sustainable Business
The National Music Comeptitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) Foundation, Inc. is opening the 41st incarnation of the competition for the nation’s young artists to enter. Hand in hand with the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), and the Department of Education (DepEd), the competition aims to discover and celebrate the innate musical talent of … Continue reading NAMCYA Opens 2014 Tilt For Young Musicians
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) launches the 2nd PAGCOR National Photography Competition. Going under the theme “Only in the Philippines,” the competition aims to promote the beauty and uniqueness of the nation while, at the same time, flaunts the keen, artistic eye of Filipino photographers. The competition is open to all Filipino citizens at least 18 years of age. The competition is also … Continue reading PAGCOR Launches 2nd Photography Contest
The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation (RMAF) urges the youth to speak up and write their sentiments as the Ramon Magsaysay Youth Essay Competition launched on March 17. The 10-year essay competition invites young writers and thinkers to exercise their minds and contribute an original piece that answers the call of this year’s theme: “My Favorite Ramon Magsaysay Awardee: Servant Leadership Qualities That Inspire Me“. The … Continue reading RMAF Urges Youth Creativity and Involvement with Essay Contest