Valentino Rossi together with Yamaha Helps Rebuilt Lives

Santa Rosa City, Laguna province -Philippines

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Mr. Valentino Rossi  came to the Philippines on February 23, 2014 . It was his first time to the country and was amazed with the warm Filipino hospitality accorded to him upon his arrival .

Mr. Valentino Rossi together with officers of Yamaha- Philippines

Mr. Rossi is a  9 -time racing champion and is well-known personality . He came to help support Yamaha’s project ” LEND a HAND Project” . This charity effort aims to raise funds to help the victims of those affected by Typhoon Yolanda ( Haiyan- International name). Proceeds of the Malaysian grand prix will be donated to the victims of the typhoon and the sale of the limited edition Yamaha t-shirts and jackets will help rebuilt the lives of the people in the devastated areas.

Mr. Valentino Rossi together with media

a short press conference where held at the lobby of SM Santa Rosa. 5 ( FIVE) lucky media representatives won a Yamaha jacket with Mr. Valentino Rossi autograph !!!!!

he cheers and chants of “Rossi! Rossi! Rossi!” by thousands of fans, some of whom gathered as early as 8am at SM City Santa Rosa. The ever-cordial Italian smiled for the media and the fans in attendance. He even gamely went around the stage to give fans his much-coveted autograph, and, as you would expect, a mad rush to the stage ensued. – See more at: http://motioncars.inquirer.net/26431/doctor-on-call-valentino-rossi-visits-manila#sthash.TNwr7dOr.dpuf
he cheers and chants of “Rossi! Rossi! Rossi!” by thousands of fans, some of whom gathered as early as 8am at SM City Santa Rosa. The ever-cordial Italian smiled for the media and the fans in attendance. He even gamely went around the stage to give fans his much-coveted autograph, and, as you would expect, a mad rush to the stage ensued. – See more at: http://motioncars.inquirer.net/26431/doctor-on-call-valentino-rossi-visits-manila#sthash.TNwr7dOr.dpuf
he cheers and chants of “Rossi! Rossi! Rossi!” by thousands of fans, some of whom gathered as early as 8am at SM City Santa Rosa. The ever-cordial Italian smiled for the media and the fans in attendance. He even gamely went around the stage to give fans his much-coveted autograph, and, as you would expect, a mad rush to the stage ensued. – See more at: http://motioncars.inquirer.net/26431/doctor-on-call-valentino-rossi-visits-manila#sthash.TNwr7dOr.dpuf

 parking area converted into a racing circuit

A significant portion of the parking area was converted into a race track circuit .  More than 200 media representatives from bloggers, motorcycle magazines, newspaper , freelance photographers , television stations were on hand to witness the momentous occasion. The cheers and chants of “Rossi! Rossi! Rossi!” by thousands of fans, some of whom came as early as 7:00am

crowd inside the mall

Yamaha Racing Club members

There were at least 10,000 people who trouped  to the venue site and a mini-trade exhibit was set-up .  There were fans from as far as Davao City , Quezon province, Metro Manila ,  Cebu .

Mr. Rico Robles and Mr. Valentino Rossi

Yamaha Sniper MX model used by Mr. Valentino Rossi

Yamaha Girls

Website: http://www.yamaha-motor.com.ph/product/snipermx/

Yamaha Philippines: http://www.yamaha-motor.com.ph/

Yamaha – Apparel :http://www.yamaha-motor.com.ph/parts/apparel/motogplimited.html

Note: I would like to ” Thank” Mr. Richard Mamuyac and the rest of Yamaha -Philippines for the warm accommodation extended .

Fund raising for the earthquake victims and typhoon Yolanda at the YOGI Fair

My Little Art Space,222 Wilson Street – San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines

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entrance to the fair which also serves as a drop-off point

I have went to this fair a couple of times. It was conceptualized several months ago by the group of Yoga enthusiasts ,  health and lifestyle advocates.

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Ms. Julie Flores and Ms. Girlie Lamanosa

Ms. Julie Flores together with her buddy Ms. Girlie Lamanosa are co- founders of ” Gato, Tarjeta y Postales ” a budding group of postcard , stamp and letter collector . The group aim to promote the hobby by joining lifestyle and hobby related bazaars within Metro Manila.

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/philatelyph

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different kinds of Philippine made postcards for sale

I was able to buy some Philippine vintage reproduction of famous landmarks  like Binondo Church, San Agustin Church, Puerta de Parian, Fort Santiago , San Miguel Beer Brewery  postcards printed by Bookmark,   the Filipino Store sometime in the mid 1990’s . Most of the postcards on sale were the last remaining stocks held by the group.

doddle postcard

doodle postcard done by Ms. Julie Flores

I was mesmerized by the personalized doodle postcards made by Ms. Julie Flores! I knew that she is into arts and crafts too!

For orders and inquiry : 0917- 880 6148 Ms. Julie Flores

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Pinawa ice cream made from brown rice  with different flavors

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ice cream made from brown rice

Brown Rice

The Brown Rice campaign aims to revive brown or “unpolished” rice back to the regular diet of the Filipino.

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guests enjoying the ice cream

Contact: 0916-577-1689 , 0927-846-4607

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GrowBrownRice?hc_location=stream

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cute finger puppets being sold at Php 50 each !

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cute children showing their finger puppet they bought at the fair

This time , with the help of other tenants, advocate groups and bloggers. The aim of today’s project is to raise some needed cash, relief goods to the victims of the recent earthquake and Typhoon Yolanda ( Haiyan – International name)  .

ReliefPH

Dakila – Philippine Collective for Modern Heroism, Inc.
Banco de Oro
Loyola Heights Berkeley Residences Branch
Savings Account No. 003570047800
Swift no. BNORPHMM

Facebook: Yogi Fair: https://www.facebook.com/YogiFair

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