Monday, March 21, 2016

A Nationwide Search is On for Pageant Contestants: Apply Now

On Friday, March 18, 2016, Virgelia Villegas from Virgelia Productions Inc, announced that is now accepting applications for 2016 contestants for the 28th annual Miss Asia USA, Miss Teen Asia USA, Mrs. Asia USA and the 5th annual Miss Latina Global, Miss Teen Latina Global and Mrs. Latina Global Cultural Pageants.
This year’s contestants will compete for an amazing array of prizes, including full college scholarships for a BA or MBA degree, cash prizes, an acting scholarship, photo shoot packages, elegant evening wear, various shoes, a majestic crown, sash and the prestige of a year-long reign as the title holder of the premier pageants for Asian and Latina women.
The pageants will take place at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278 in November 2016.
In addition to the prizes, contestants will receive various benefits from the sponsors as well as a myriad of opportunities to attend high profile red carpet events in Hollywood, Beverly Hills and the Los Angeles area, fashions shows, and fundraisers in support of noble charitable organizations.
Each contestant will represent their ancestral country in order to promote their culture and strengthen our bonds through a unity of diversity.
For more information visit Diversity News Magazine at:


Thursday, December 17, 2015


Also Teresa Tran Crowned Miss Teen Asia USA 2015/16, Du Chen crowned Miss Asia USA – CA 2015/16 and Lidia Ivanova crowned 1st annual Miss Europe Global 2015/16!

Virgelia Productions Inc., announced on Saturday, November 21, 2015, that an enthusiastic sellout crowd of over 1500 people witnessed two magnificent and unforgettable cultural pageants performed as one, the 27th Annual Miss Asia USA and the 11th Annual Mrs. Asia USA Cultural Pageants were presented together onstage at the beautiful Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center.

The show opened up with the delegates impressive lavish parade of national costumes, followed by thunderous applause and raucous support for the delegates dance presentation. The evening’s festivities were hosted by Santa Barbara channel 7 news anchor Tony Cabrera and co-hosts Miss Asia USA 2012 and Princeton University graduate Christine Kan.

Virgelia Villegas, President of Virgelia Productions Inc., produced and directed the show, said  “Their dedication and hard work formed the foundation of self-confidence, intelligence and elegance that the Judges look for in a title holder. As our Title Holders, will continue the proud tradition of these pageants.” Mrs. Villegas concluded “Thank you to the delegates and their families, our presenting sponsor Cool Jade 90210 and International American University. Also thank you to all our supporting sponsors Expressions Unlimited Acting School by Bobbie ChanceMalibu Design Group and Shail K, our staff, volunteers and our hosts”.

The show was followed by a VIP After Show Party held at the open patio of the theater sponsored by Samba Brazilian Steak House Restaurant with hosted bar/dancing.
To read and see the photos and videos, please visit Diversity News Magazine at:


Sunday, November 15, 2015

Miss Asia USA/Mrs. Asia USA and Miss Latina Global / Mrs. Latina Global Cultural Pageants!

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Nov. 13, 2015 - PRLog -- Virgelia Villegas, President of Virgelia Productions, Inc., announces that Virgelia Productions Inc. is set to present back-to-back 2015 Miss Asia USA and Miss Latina Global / Mrs. Latina Global Cultural Beauty Pageants!

Its an event not to be missed, the 27th Annual Miss Asia USA/ Mrs. Asia USA and 4th annual Miss Latina Global/ Mrs. Latina Global Pageants will be held at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278 on Saturday, November 21 - 22, 2015. Red Carpet at 4:00 pm and show begins at 5.30 pm to 9:00 pm.

Tony Cabrera, to host both pageants
- Is the Morning News Anchor for the CBS and FOX affiliates in Santa Barbara. He most recently worked at the ABC station in Los Angeles where he was a correspondent for the nationally syndicated entertainment news show, “On The Red Carpet!” On November 21, he will be co-hosted by 2012 Miss Asia USA, Christine Kan, a Princeton Graduate who will be co-hosting the Miss Asia USA and on November 22, he will be co-hosted by Ruby Muniz, First runner-up of Miss Latina Global 2014.

The pageant will present over 40 contestants. The contestants will mesmerize the audience in the opening number of the glorious parade of national costumes, followed by the contestants' dance presentation wearing the presenting sponsors active wear by Cool Jade 90210, to be followed by the sensational swimsuit competition and the final stage of the evening's competition, is the elegance of the evening gown competition. As the Asian and Latin communities continue to grow phenomenally in the US, these pageants celebrate and display the beautiful traditions, the beautiful women and rich cultures of these communities. For ticket inquiries, text 818-641-7779.

Virgelia Productions Inc. welcomes on board our new presenting sponsor Cool Jade 90210 and want to thank our returning sponsors as well our new sponsors. Please click on their logos to visit their websites and learn about their products, services or brands. Our presenting sponsors are: Cool Jade 90210 andInternational American UniversityMalibu Design Group, and Shail K.

About Virgelia Productions Inc. and Virgelia Villegas:
Virgelia Productions, Inc.
 is a certified minority woman owned corporation. A professional full-service event planner and producer of: Miss Asia USA, Mrs. Asia USA and Miss Teen Asia USA. As well Miss Latina Global, Miss Teen Latina Global and Mrs. Latina Global and the newly acquired name Miss Europe Global. We are committed to delivering creative, high quality and memorable events that will continue to surpass expectations.

Virgelia Villegas, the president of Virgelia Productions started her career in the USA at the Beverly Hills Hotel Catering and Sales Department, she then moved on to the Westin Bonaventure Hotel as the lead Senior Catering Sales Manager for 11 years where she amassed awards as the highest sales person for multiple years, she was then later recruited to work for the historical Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles. Armed a stellar business ethics and a determination to win, she started Virgelia Productions, Inc. in 2003. Balancing a full time business and a demanding hotel career was Virgelia road for 8 years, up until 2010, when she finally decided to give time and focus on Virgelia Productions.

For more information about our upcoming events and to request for media credentials, please, Toll Free 1-800-831-9880, Text us at 818-641-7779 or visit our websites at &

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Mollywood Hollywood Joins as Delegate of Mrs. Asia USA 2015

Graphic credit to: Sylvia Johnson Kittrell from Sylvia’s Graphic Creations.
Diversity News Magazine is reporting that It's Official that Mulyawati McLain aka Mollywood Hollywood Joins as Delegate of Mrs. Asia USA 2015.
This is what they reported "March 16, 2015 – HOLLYWOOD — Mollywood Hollywood Productions announces the it is official Humanitarian, Hollywood Celebrity photographer and Multi-Award winning Mulyawati McLain aka Mollywood Hollywood joins as beauty pageant delegate of Mrs. Asia USA 2015 representing her exotic country Indonesia."
Mollywood Hollywood and Mr. Steven Escobar.

Even multi-award winning Steven Escobar, president and executive editor-in-chief of Diversity News Magazine and president of Diversity News Publications stated. “Congratulations to my dearest colleague and friend Mulyawati McLain aka Mollywood Hollywood for making a big decision to be part of history. By competing on Mrs. Asia USA and with the help of Virgelia Productions, Inc Beyond the Beauty Leadership Academy that have always striven to provide the Delegates with a rich and rewarding experience on and off the stage. After the competition is over Mollywood Hollywood she will be a new confident person with new skills, more friends, money and fame.”
Mr. Escobar concluded “Mollywood Hollywood will be not the same, she will be better with the new personal and public skills that she will gain tru Beauty Leadership Academy Program Topics that will train her in Personal Branding and Image Management, Etiquette Essentials: Dining and Social Graces, Health and Fitness, Public Speaking and Media Training, Financial Planning, Leadership and Entrepreneurialism, Community Involvement and Philanthropy. Mollywood Hollywood will be more empowered."

To read more visit Diversity News Magazine at

Tuesday, July 1, 2014


Flyer courtesy of Leyna Nguyen –
Flyer courtesy of Leyna Nguyen –
Join Leyna Nguyen’s 7th Annual Celebrity Invitational Charity Poker Tournament to be held on Saturday afternoon, August 2, 2014 at the Commerce Casino 6131 Telegraph Rd, Commerce, California 90040 to benefit the Andrew Dougherty Vision Foundation and KCBS2/KCAL 9 News Anchor Leyna Nguyen’s Love Across the Ocean Charity.
(Please see the attached flyer for details and to reserve your seat). For every $1000 they profit for the charity, the foundation will be able to gift sight to a blind through cataract surgery. They are currently trying to raise funds for there next mission trip to Vietnam.
Last year’s event was tons of fun and was sold out. They have lowered the buy-in this year to $150 so they expect it to sell out early this year, so please RSVP early to guarantee your seat. They also welcome non-playing guests for the great buffet and silent auction. They also welcome your generous direct contribution to the foundation if you are not able to attend the event.
Please see the promotional video and register or donate through the link on the attached flyer below  
 To register click on the Paypal buttom by visiting
Remember that this celebrity charity poker tournament  event to benefit the Andrew Dougherty Vision Foundation and Leyna Nguyen –
loveacrosstheoceanAbout Love Across the Ocean: Our message is love, our mission is simple, and our people are dedicated to making happen.  Love Across the Ocean is a non-profit public corporation with exempt status under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Their Tax ID number is 56-2391928.  For more information visit
ADVF_logo101012LO-300x95About The Andrew Dougherty Vision Foundation: Is a charitable, non-profit organization, is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people in the United States and around the world, mainly in war-torn and disaster struck areas, by providing pro bono vision correction surgeries to those in need. The organization also provides local surgeons in those areas with training in the most up-to-date cataract and refractive surgery techniques so they may carry on the organization’s mission. For more information visit

Friday, March 28, 2014

VIDEO: California Sen. Leland Yee Accused Of Corruption

Photo credit to: Mollywood Hollywood/Mollywood Hollywood Photography
Leland Yee and Steven Escobar meet at FACC LA Event held on March 22, 2014 in CBS Studio Center
"Too bad about this breaking news. I wish him well and he do not appear to be a bad person. I just met him so I have not much info about him." said FACC LA Media Partner, Member, Diversity News Magazine President and Executive Editor-In-Chief Steven Escobar who met CA Senator Leland Yee. Mr. Escobar continue "Mr. Yee is a nice man not sure what went wrong. I wish him well."
Watch video at
VIDEO: California Sen. Leland Yee Accused Of Corruption

Friday, November 29, 2013

Coming January 25, 2014 “I Called Myself Cassandra” by Lourdes Duque Baron


Internationally Published Author Lourdes Duque Baron to host official 'I Called Myself Cassandra' book signing at the Barrios' hilltop Glendale Mansion, which overlooks parts of the City.

Set for
Saturday, January 25, 2013 from 12pm to 5pm

RED CARPET: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Confirmed PERFORMANCES by:
- Linda England
- JD Charisma

- Matthew John Ignacio
- Melissa Lee Diehl 
...and more to be announced!



OFFICIAL EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER: Travis Jourdain, Five Minute Photos

OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNERS: Diversity News Magazine, Diversity News Radio & Diversity News TV

OFFICIAL EVENT SPONSOR/PRODUCER: The Baron Publishing House Corporation

OFFICIAL EVENT CO-PRODUCER: Diversity News Productions

A Special Thanks to Our Event Sponsors

1. Norma Jean Eustaquio 
2. Lina Castro
3. Nina Ortencio 
4. Amy Saroca 
5. Sarah Jaramilla 
6. Dr. Ellen Abejuela 
7. Boy Lizaso 
8. Angelina Munar
9. Angie Garcia
10. Mia McLeod
11. Edith Knock 
12. Maria Barrios 
13. Vina Lelim Nacionles
14. Ellen Romualdez
& more to be added soon.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available!
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About Lourdes Duque Baron:
Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG, is a Catholic baby boomer and the wife of Dr. Robinson V. Baron. Lourdes Duque Baron is a community leader, international published book author of “Scripted in Heaven”, beauty queen (3rd runner-up for Mrs. Asia USA 2011 representing the Philippines), producer, president of Celestial Productions and founder/president of The Baron Publishing House Corporation. On January 10, 2013 she was nominated for The Sidney Hillman Foundation Award for her book “Scriped In Heaven” On February 12, 2013 she was nominated for the 2013 EOTM Award for her published book “Scripted In Heaven” in the category of Outstanding Literary (Inspirational, True Story, Biography). On February 28, 2013 she won an award for her book “Scripted In Heaven” at MoneyCytec Achiever Awards Night 2013 in New York. For more information visit her IMDB or official site at


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