VVS Collective celebrates women from the countryside with pop-rap crossover “Probinsyana”

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  Promising hip-hop quartet VVS Collective pays tribute to the women of the countryside whose distinct looks, effortless grace, and captivating intelligence redefine conventional standards of beauty. On their lilting anthem “ Probinsyana ,” the rap crew delivers a romantic serenade for every ‘country’ lass who took their breath away in recent years. “ Probinsyana is a feel-good track which many Filipinos can relate to,” the group describes the appeal of their latest single. “It’s about searching and pursuing that dream girl who lives in the suburbs or the province. It expounds on the qualities of a province girl who’s simple yet has everything you’re looking for in a girl. With the thousands of islands that the Philippines has, the track will surely transcend to all Probinsyanas all over the country.” What makes it extra special is their attempt to take a stand against urbanite snobbery and Manila-centrism in a song that celebrates women of all kinds, regardless of their geogra

Celebrate Life and Active Lifestyle In FitFil National Weight Loss Challenge

 Thanks to celebrity fitness coaches Jim and Toni Saret of "Biggest Loser Philippines Season 2" for leading Fit Filipino Movement (FitFil) National Weight Loss Challenge because six months after its launch in May 2017, nearly one million pounds (lbs) were axed. The entire Philippines consisting of individuals, groups and organizations pledged to burn fats and to lose weight to achieve an active lifestyle and to become physically fit but more so to reduce and prevent heart related diseases. Both coaches were ecstatic to share how the movement were able to meet its core objective within six months. "It was a combined effort from everyone. But the mission has just started. We hope to see at least one million Filipinos more fit in three years," shared by Coach Jim.
Fitness Coaches Jim andTony Saret.
Meanwhile for Coach Toni, "Through the FitFil weight loss challenge, we hope to spread the message that being fit and well starts with a simple commitment and that includes taking ownership of your health."
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Thank you also for FWD Life Philippines, one of the country's fastest growing insurance and the first life insurance company licensed by the Insurance Commission of the Philippines under the new Insurance Code, for being a proud partner of the FitFil movement. Spanning in Hongkong, Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam and Japan, FWD commercially operated in September 2014 offering life and medical insurance, general insurance and employee benefits in the market.
"We at FWD fully support FitFilipino's humble advocacy of getting everyone fit and well so Filipinos can celebrate life. We will still continue to encourage everyone to take part in a more active lifestyle and as our brand tagline goes, Get ready to live," FWD Life Philippines Marketing Head, Rochelle Vanderberghe said.

To celebrate this initial achievement, organizations, institutions, local government unit (LGU) partners and companies who participated in the challenge danced and exercised at FWD's "Live to Move" fitness party on December 3, 2017 held at Central Park, SM By The Bay, Mall of Asia. The event highlighted "Campaign Achievement Celebration" for Philippine Medical Association, Philippine National Police, National Youth Commission and many others as their collective efforts and supports were recognized.

Text and Photos by Gilbert Kim Sancha. 

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