Giselle "G" Töngi

Giselle "G" Töngi Giselle “G” Töngi is the host and producer of Kababayan Today, a daily talk show that features relevant topics for Filipino’s living in America. Her aim is to bridge not only the cultural gap between America & the Philippines but to help with the generational gap between our own people. She is married with two children and is based in Southern California and makes frequent trips in the Pacific Rim to Hawaii and Manila to feature fellow kababayans who are empowering the FilAm community.

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Filipino Americans leading exciting projects in Hollywood!

FIL-Am actor Darren Criss cast as Andrew Cunanan! Possibly the biggest casting news this year from Hollywood relating to our Filipino-American community was announced this week! As you know, hardly do you find Filipino Americans represented on screen and even … Continue reading

February 18, 2017

Mama Bares: “Once Upon a Playdate” encore concert

If you haven’t had a chance to go to the Hollywood Pantages to see “The King and I,” then you still have time before they leave town. The final performance is January 21, 2017. Make sure you see Fil-Ams Jose … Continue reading

January 14, 2017

“Miss Saigon” in theaters this Thursday, Sept. 22 for one-day screening!

If there is any international theater production in the world that has had Filipinos front row and center as part of the cast, It is Cameron Macintosh’s “Miss Saigon.” And this week, “Miss Saigon” celebrates its 27th anniversary. It’s been … Continue reading

September 22, 2016

Erick Esteban returns to stand-up comedy

I met Erick Esteban on the set of an AFI film called “Unrest” several years ago. We have collaborated on the sketch comedy show we featured on Kababayan Today on several occasions, and when I heard about him getting back … Continue reading

September 10, 2016

Natalie Duran: the First Pinay American Ninja Warrior competitor!

If you missed “Kababayan Today’s” airing last Friday, August 12, we featured Natalie Duran. Natalie Duran  is a 25-year-old second-generation Filipina living in Los Angeles. Natalie choose the medical route and is a scientist! She has a degree in neuroscience and currently works as a … Continue reading

August 13, 2016

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