2009 philippine blog awards

UPDATE: Just a few minutes after I published this post, I found out that the official website of the Philippine Blog Awards has published the complete list of winners. I’ve updated this post and added the missing names and links.

The 2009 Philippine Blog Awards night was held last Friday, October 9th at the PETA-PHINMA Theater in Quezon City, Philippines. From what I’ve read and heard from other bloggers, it was a successful event. I really wish I was there to attend it. I woke up at around 3 AM (US Pacific Time) which was 6 PM Manila Time and tried to catch the live stream via Flippish.com. The event didn’t exactly on time and I was starting to get sleepy so I decided to go back to bed. I woke up about 2 hours later and tried to check if the program was still on-going. When I got back online, they were giving the award for the Best Business Blog award. After a few more awards, I got sleepy again so I went back to sleep. Anyways, congratulations to all the finalists and winners of the different awards! I’d also like to congratulate the organizers and sponsors for the success of this event.

For those of you who weren’t able to go to the PETA-PHINMA Theater or missed the live stream coverage, below is the list of the 2009 Philippine Blog Awards winners:

Special Awards:
Best Blog Design – The Site Guy
Best Filipino Blog Abroad – The Warped Zone
Best Foreign Blog – My Sari Sari Store
Blogger’s Choice – Micamyx
Best Filipiniana Blog – Pilipino Komiks

10 Best Posts of the Year
Karnabal by Tuyong Tinta ng Bolpen
Finding Your Soul Mate: A Statistical Analysis
by Guttervomit
Lost Gems Of Philippine History: The 1896 Board Meeting by It’s true! It’s true!
The Diving Boys of Quezon Bridge by Dennis Villegas
Twenty Pesos by Lostphotograph
The way of the leaf by SMOKE
Portrait of a dramatic highlight in Nick Joaquin’s A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino by Gibbs Cadiz
Kaya Dumarami ang Bading Kasi… by Manila Gay Guy
The Parable of the Furry White Rabbit by Good Times Manila
The Amazing Bulul: A Story of Epiphany by The Cat Whisperer

Sponsored Awards:
Chikka Media-Philippine Blog Awards Reader’s Choice Award: Good Times Manila

Globe’s “Digital Elders” awardees:
Noemi Dado
Janette Toral
Anton Diaz
Manolo Quezon

Globe’s “Digital Tribe” for Luzon awardees:
Hay! Men! Ang Blog ng Tunay na Lalake
Good Times Manila
Enrico Dee of Byahilo.com
Marck Rimorin of The Marocharim Experiment
Dessert Comes First
Cecil Zamora van-Straten of Chuvaness.com
Karen Ang of bury me in this dress
Dine Racoma of The D Spot
Azrael Coladilla of Azrael’s Merryland

Geisler-Maclang’s “Transformative Influencer Award”: Jonel Uy of Lets Go Sago

Main Categories:
Best Personal Blog: Writing on Air (author: Jim Paredes of APO Hiking Society)
Best News and Media Blog: Virtual Journals
Best Commentary Blog: The Marocharim Experiment
Best Technology Blog: JaypeeOnline // Blogging News & Reviews
Best Beauty Blog: The Doctor Is vaIN
Best Fashion Blog: who is elyoo?
Best Culture and Arts Blog: magnetic-rose.net: Japanese Pop Culture for Filipino Fans
Best Sports Blog: Fire Quinito
Best Advocacy Blog: Autism Society Philippines
Best Humor Blog: The Professional Heckler
Best Podcast Blog: Brink Notes Entertainment Daily
Best Business Blog: Negosyo Ideas
Best Gaming Blog: Mike Got Game!
Best Family and Living Blog: Make or Break
Best Food and Beverage Blog: Table for Three, Please
Best Travel Blog: Langyaw — Sojourns and Off-the-Beaten Path Travels
Best Entertainment Blog – Lessons from the School of Inattention
Best Hobby & Recreation Blog – Bearbrick Love
Best Photo Blog – I am a Documentary Photographer
Best Videocast – Entrepbuff.com

I watched the full coverage via recorded videos uploaded by Flippish.com and my most favorite part of the event was the KKK-themed silent movie by When in Manila. Based on the live stream video, I can tell that everyone in the audience loved it from the amount of laughter and applause.

Btw, you can watch the replay of the live recording of the 2009 Philippine Blog Awards on Flippish.com.

Once again, Congratulations to all the finalists and all the winners of the 2009 Philippine Blog Awards!

There’s no official list of winners yet from the Philippine Blog Awards website so I grabbed the names from a couple Pinoy blogs. Thanks to Tonyo Cruz and Fran for sharing the list of winners.

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  • JP Habaradas, October 16, 2009 @ 11:55 PM Reply

    @noemi – Thanks ate! Means a lot coming from you. :D

  • noemi, October 16, 2009 @ 11:53 PM Reply

    Congrats for winning. You deserve it!

  • JP Habaradas, October 11, 2009 @ 10:25 PM Reply

    @madz – Thanks! :D

  • madz, October 11, 2009 @ 10:22 PM Reply


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