Beauty Pageants And OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker) Communities In Hong Kong

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Public and Community Talk Series - 5

Beauty Pageants And OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker) Communities In Hong Kong

Date: 9th May, 2014 (Friday)

Time: 5:30-7:30pm

Venue: 306, Esther Lee Building, the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Speaker: Ms. Dada Habab

Chair: Chen Ju-chen

Poster

Dada Habab is a Filipino domestic helper who has moved to Hong Kong for 5 years. She is also a Filipino beauty pageant organizer, a most respectful make-up artist, a TV commercial actress, and one of the finalists of Ms. Barkadahan 2013.

In today's seminar, she will share with us her experience of organizing beauty pageants for the Filipino communities in Hong Kong; what Filipinas expected from participating in these time- and money-consuming events; and, most importantly, she would like to discuss with the seminar participants the prospects for Hong Kong to become an even more diverse place through incorporation the various public and community artistic events of the ethnic minorities and the underprivileged groups including the Filipinos.