Montreal Filipino community remembers the birthday of a National hero here in Canada. Life and works of Dr. Jose Protacio Mercado Realonda Rizal recalled by this generation during the celebration. Passing the teachings and writings to the next generation made the national hero’s endeavor endure and not forgotten. Nowadays, the new generations acknowledge new heroes. Real stories of life and works of the modern hero is introduced in the book AKDAAN . The real stories of Overseas Filipino Workers. The migrants and Immigrants of today who did contribute to the progress of the country . For the love of family and the country as a whole. Filipinos left the country in search for greener pasture to give a sufficient provision to the family needs. Whether an immigrant or OFW, they have common reason for leaving the country. And because of their contribution to the recovery of the country’s development. They are honored to be the new hero of the modern days. Heroes because they suffered various hardships and sacrifices in different aspect and situations where they are located away from homeland.
May 19, 2015 , Marie Boti – The co-founder of Production Multi-Monde here in Montreal handed us a copy of AKDAAN 2 (Literary Anthology) published by Migrante Canada which was printed here in Canada . Reading this revelations of real experiences encountered , real stories and artistic expressions of feelings of some of our modern heroes, will make your eyes teary as you empathized the life of every hero revealed in each and every ones plea to live a dreamed happy and peaceful life. Some are lucky while others regret their decisions of migration. Mostly , find way to cope with the present environment they are in upon finding out their unmet expectations of the place promise to be the source of their happy life. In this book AKDAAN 1 and AKDAAN 2 will let you explore the lives of our fellow Filipinos journey to foreign land. the failures and success of every struggles they live everyday. The book can be obtained from any Migrante or Pinay group here in Canada whom are authorized to distribute. This book can give you more information’s on how Filipinos away from home live their lives and find ways to cope with crisis within the family or within individual selves in different situations. Grab your copy now of AKDAAN 1 and AKDAAN 2.