Globe Ambassador Alex Eala

Globe Ambassador Alex Eala is seeded No. 2 at French Open Juniors

Filipina tennis prodigy and Globe Ambassador Alex Eala is seeded number 2 in the  junior girls’ tournament of the 2020 French Open at Roland Garros in Paris, France. Eala, who is returning to the Grand Slam events after the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the US Open and Wimbledon Juniors Tournaments this year, is currently ranked 4th in the world juniors’ rankings, the highest ever so far by any Filipino tennis player.  She is also the highest ranked tennis player in Southeast Asia. She will be returning to the clay courts of Roland Garros after making her debut in the grand slam event in 2018. The 15-year-old Eala made history when she became the first Filipina to win a grand slam event after she captured the 2020 Australian Open juniors’ double events with partner Priska Nugroho of Indonesia in January this year. Eala is the first Filipino to qualify for a Grand […]

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Shell NSAC Mindanao leg Oct 2020

Pilipinas Shell’s 2nd Virtual Art Interact -Mindanao leg

Creating stories of hope in isolation Mindanao is hailed for its abundant natural resources and breathtaking landscapes. But beyond its pristine beaches and lush mountains is a burgeoning community of creatives who are injecting their unique Mindanaoan identity into art and using it as a force for good. As the country continues to grapple with COVID-19, Mindanaoan artists are stepping up to create stories of hope while in isolation. Following the theme of “HOPE IN OUR ART,” Pilipinas Shell’s 53rd National Students Art Competition (NSAC) held the second leg of Virtual Art Interact last October 17, in collaboration with creative collective Fringe Manila. Virtual Art Interact is also a platform where creatives can share their insights about their profession for the next generation. While the pilot event focused on the Luzon art scene, this recent forum put the spotlight on the growing community of creators in Mindanao. Since NSAC’s inception, […]

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