Autotelic lets go of its painful past with hopeful new single ‘Iwan’

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When Filipino pop-rock bands in the early 2010s started to gain mainstream prominence, Autotelic emerged as one of the movement’s leading voices. From churning heartfelt anthems that reflect the sentiments and triumphs of the current generation to rocking the stage with unforgettable performances, the six-piece band sets the standards of what modern pop songcraft is all about: beautifully resonant at its most melancholic, and defenseless in its poignant honesty. Fast forward to 2021, Autotelic’s music still hits home. Their work has been consistent in eloquently expressing the woes and rewards of being young, in love and emotionally wrecked, and is informed not so much by its time, but by timelessness and enduring appeal. These qualities are inevitably present on “Iwan,” Autotelic’s new single released under MCA Music Inc. Teeming with earnestness and indelible pop sensibilities, Autotelic’s latest track sticks to the quivering fragility that often permeates their material. But this ti

Sirenna Rivera shining tru in Australian Transgender pageant.

Sirenna Rivera in her winning costume.
Another Palawena Transexual recently made a buzz in down under, the former Miss Gay El Nido 2015 is now the first runner up of Miss Transexual Australia International held last Jan 27, 2018 at St. Kilda Town Hall in Melbourne, Australia. The said pageant is on its 9th year, there are 12 candidates coming from Thailand, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Philippines.
Serinna Rivera, 27 year old is born in Baguio but grow up in the beautiful town of El Nido, in which her family own Las Cabanas resort, she study high school at Fulbright College in Puerto Princesa City. Early 2016 she move to Australia to further her study along with her Aussie fiancé. 
It is the second time that Serinna join the Miss Transexual Australia, this is after her much coveted winning as first runner up in Ms.Mardi Gras International 2017 in Sydney, she represent White Ribbon, an organization that help women who are victims of domestic violence. This is her 22nd time in joining gay/transgender pageant.
Aside from being first runner up, Serinna also take home Best in Costume to which the prizes goes to her chosen charity. There are two more Filipina Trans join in this year’s contest, Michelle Montecarlo take home 3rd runner up while Michelle Binas didn’t make it.  Serrina is now preparing for another international pageant come October of this year.  (Photos from Serinna's FB account)

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