‘I want them to feel seen’: ‘Jelly, Ben & Pogo’ director on how Fil-Am representation validates children
Director Jalysa Leva talked with NextShark about the inspiration behind the animated series “Jelly, Ben & Pogo” and what Filipino American representation on PBS Kids means for future generations.
About the shorts: “Jelly, Ben & Pogo” (JBP) is an animated, short-form series directed by Leva. It follows Filipino American characters and is infused with Filipino culture, from the Tagalog language to Filipino food and music.
Armenians have extended solidarity to China in its battle against the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) through a video featuring community members who are currently living in mainland China and Hong Kong.
In recent years, Armenians have continuously settled to live and work in areas such as Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
DJ Steve Aoki made a child’s wish come true by inviting him to his Las Vegas home and bought him a piano and three months of lessons.
Kids Wish Network, an organization dedicated to granting wishes of children ages 3 to 18 who are battling life-threatening illnesses, helped set up the heartwarming moment.
New parents – even old ones – often have problem on how to dispose or give away the clothes that their kids had already outgrown, but it seems like this could potentially become a thing of the past as Petit Pli created a line of children’s clothing that grows with the kid.
Vietnamese netizens are raving about the young models who recently strut their stuff on the catwalk in what has got to be the most adorable fashion show in the world.
This little girl from China didn’t let the tears running down her cheeks mess up her performance during a kindergarten talent show.
The clip, which is currently circulating on Chinese social media, shows the adorable girl busting some ultra cute dance moves — all of it while crying!
Meet Sun Chuyang, the youngest yoga instructor in all of China — perhaps even the youngest in the world.
At the very young age of seven, Sun, who comes from Taizhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang province, is already making tons of money. According to China Daily, he’s earned more than 100,000 yuan ($15,930) from teaching yoga, the group physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline that originated in ancient India.
A content creator who goes by hijosh recently recreated the viral video the girl crying while dancing who, at the very young age of five, already has a firm grasp of showbiz professionalism with her “the show must go on” dedication.
Hijosh recreated the video with all of its details, including the furry dog costume, her dance steps, facial expressions, and even the background lighting effects. Just like the original video, which became viral earlier last month, the video creator and online personality’s take on the clip is also spreading like wildfire.
What do you get when you mix a love for kid fashion with a set of twins and a set of triplets?
Let this Japanese mom, who goes by the name Sachina212 on Instagram, tell you what’s that like through her awesome and adorable family photos.
A 3-year-old preschool girl became an instant online star after a video of her falling asleep at least twice on stage during a school performance went viral on Chinese social media.
The performance took place at a school in the city of Hulunbuir in Inner Mongolia earlier this month, according to Shanghaiist.
Two left-behind kids from a Chinese countryside endured almost three hours of travel while hiding under a bus just to see their parents who they believe work at a nearby city.
The children, who are believed to be around 8 or 9, have been living with their relatives in Nazuo Township, a rural village located in western Guangxi. They were “left-behind” with their relatives so their parents could find a high paying job somewhere else.
One thing I constantly see across Twitter is the sharing between POC of stories of their worse a** beatings and what tools were used to do so. I’ve seen sandals, rulers, switches, branches, pans, belts, and more, shared in this sense of solidarity as we all cackle over what got us into trouble.
I’ve laughed along too, even at relatable (although exaggerated) videos like this one, reminiscing in the times I’d fight back my tears until my face turned as red as the belt marks left on my body.