ABS-CBN Corp. Comm. March 25, 2015 05:16 PM
Star Magic’s resident host, Robi Domingo was hailed as the first ambassador of Goodwill last March 20, 2015 in Hokkaido Japan. He was awarded by Hokkaido’s Vice Governor Yoshihiro Yamaya as the “Smile Ambassador” after his two documentaries entitled “Lakwatsero sa Hokkaido” which was aired in ABS-CBN.
“Lakwatsero sa Hokkaido” was co- produced by ABS-CBN ABS-CBN Integrated News and Japan’s Sapporo-Hokkaido Contents Strategy Organization (SHOCS).
“I feel honored and thankful for the recognition. Part of my duties as an ambassador is to promote Hokkaido’s tourism and culture n any way possible here in the Philippines”, shared by Robi.
During his trip, Robi was privileged to meet some of Hokkaido’s Takehiko Orimo, Team Leader of Levanga basketball team and Mr. Kouki Shimizu, Town Deputy Mayor of Kembuchi. He got the chance to mingle with the Japanese community who supports books of Filipino authors. He was also invited for a talk about “Hokkaido can be a paradise for Filipinos to visit” in a seminar attended by Japanese businessmen and investors.