Awards & Recognitions

Filipino LGBT Europe expresses our gratitutude for the recognitions, commendations, & awards we received.
We celebrate and share these with all our VOLUNTEERS who tireslessly give their time and Love for the Community. Maraming salamat po!

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Outstanding Filipino Organization in Public Service / Outstanding Filipino in Health and Medical Advocacy

Media Choice Gawad Filipino Award 2022

Filipino LGBT Europe foundation and Filipino LGBT Europe chairperson Chris Sta Brigida received Media Choice Awards for Public Service in The Hague, Netherlands. 

Filipino LGBT Europe selected as LGBTQ+ Charity of the Year 2021/22

Global Awards Corporate LiveWire

Filipino LGBT Europe foundation has been selected as the LGBTQ+ Charity of the Year 2021/22 by Corporate LiveWire. “The judging panel was particularly impressed by the charitable contributions that the Foundation has made throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.” Global Awards Corporate LiveWire 2021/22 Committee said.

Best Mini Documentary – #SOGIEForward

Adobo Video Fest 2021

The #SOGIEForward won as Best Mini Documentary in the Adobo Video Fest 2021 under the Independent Creator Category. The documentary series is made by the Filipino LGBT Europe and Commission on Human Rights in partnership with MUJER LGBT+ Organisation, ASEAN SOGIE Caucus, The Red Whistle, and The Royal Embassy of Netherlands Manila.

CEO Monthly Chairperson Awards 2021

Most Inclusive LGBT Foundation Chairperson

Chris Sta Brigida, Chairperson of Filipino LGBT Europe foundation, was awarded the Most Inclusive LGBT Foundation Chairman by CEO Review Magazine for their CEO Monthly Chairperson Awards 2021.

“He has showed us resilience, showed us a good example of inclusivity by expanding the foundation’s initiative to help out every Filipino in the community in The Netherlands, not just to the LGBTQ+ community.”

Commendation from the Philippine Embassy The Hague

4 Sept 2021

Ambassador of the Philippines to the Netherlands J. Eduardo Malaya handed plaques of commendation to the Filipino LGBT Europe for their “Ayuda sa Amsterdam,” where they extended food, medical and cash assistance to vulnerable Filipinos in Amsterdam.

UNIQLO features Filipino LGBT Europe Chairperson

June – July 2021

UNIQLO features Filipino LGBT Europe chair Chris Sta Brigida on its Made For All Exhibition – A campaign that focuses on local community heroes during COVID19 pandemic.

Commendation from the Philippine Embassy The Hague

22 May 2021

The Philippine Embassy in the Hague commended the Filipino LGBT Europe foundation for its efforst to facilitate the vaccination of Filipinos and other migrants in the Netherlands on its Facebook post on 22nd May 2021.

Humans of Amsterdam features Filipino LGBT Europe Chairperson

18 May 2021

Humans of Amsterdam features Chris Sta Brigida, Chairperson of Filipino LGBT Europe on 18 May 2021. This feature was also published at Het Parool Newspaper.

LGBTQ Photo of the Year 2019 in Thailand

30 Dec 2019

Filipino LGBT Europe Chairperson Chris Sta Brigida’s photo holding the rainbow flag on board the Balangay (Filipino LGBT Europe’s boat entry to Amsterdam Canal Pride 2019) was selected as the LGBTQ Photo of the Year 2019 by The Standard newspaper in Thailand.

The photo was taken by Watsamon June-Tri-yasakada. 

Amsterdam Canal Pride 2019 3rd Best Design

4 Aug 2019

Filipino LGBT Europe’s boat won third place, out of 80 participants, in best design during the Amsterdam Canal Pride Parade 2019.

It was the first time that a Filipino Asian boat sailed through the Canal Pride Parade, one of the most unique and biggest pride events in the world. It was the highlight of the month-long pride celebration in the Netherlands.


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