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PIETROS VAL R. PATRICIO (*1989 in Athens, Greece) is a freelance writer, journalist and researcher. He took up AB Political Science at the University of San Agustin and graduated with a BA (Hons.) in International Relations at Dublin City University.

As a journalist, he served as editor in chief of The Augustinian and The Augustinian Mirror, the official student publications of the University of San Agustin, and has occasionally contributed to regional newspapers in Western Visayas such as The Daily Guardian and Panay News. He also served as a field reporter and assistant editor for the Filipino Forum while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Ireland and later as a non-resident opinion writer for Raven Magazine Aklan.

He has lived in Greece, Germany, the Philippines, Ireland and Singapore. He speaks fluent English, Filipino, German and Hiligaynon. Both his parents hail from Pilar, Capiz. He has a special research interest in heritage conservation, environmental awareness and global matters pertaining to the development of Western Visayas and the Philippines. In his free time, he loves to travel, engage in literature and explore nature.


Si PIETROS VAL R. PATRICIO (*1989 sa Atenas, Gresya) ay isang malayang manunulat, peryodista, at mananaliksik. Nakapag-aral siya ng Agham sa Politika sa Pamantasan ng San Agustin at nakapagtapos ng Ugnayang Pandaigdig sa Pamantasan ng Lungsod Dublin.

Nagsilbi siya bilang punong patnugot ng The Augustinian at The Augustinian Mirror, ang opisyal na mga pang-estudyanteng publikasyon ng Pamantasan ng San Agustin, at minsan na ring nakapagsulat ng kontribusyon para sa mga pang-rehiyonal na peryodiko kagaya ng The Daily Guardian at Panay News. Nakapagsilbi din siya bilang taga-ulat at pangalawang patnugot ng Filipino Forum habang nag-aaral ng kanyang kurso sa Irlanda, at nagsilbi ring non-resident na kolumnista sa Raven Magazine Aklan.

Matagal siyang nanirahan sa mga bansang Gresya, Alemanya, Pilipinas, Irlanda at Singapura na humubog sa kanyang pagkatao. Dalubhasa siya sa pananalita ng Ingles, Filipino, Aleman at Hiligaynon. Parehong tubong Pilar, Capiz ang kanyang mga magulang. Kahiligan niyang magsuri at magsulat tungkol sa mga isyung pang-kultura, pang-kalikasan at may temang pang-global na nakaugnay sa paglago ng Kanlurang Bisayas at Pilipinas. Kahiligan niya ring maglakbay sa iba’t ibang lugar, magbasa at sumulat ng mga tula, at magtuklas ng kalikasan sa kabukiran.


PIETROS VAL R. PATRICIO (*1989 in Athen, Griechenland) ist ein freier Schriftsteller und Journalist. Er studierte Politikwissenschaft an der Universität von San Agustin in Iloilo, Philippinen und vollendete sein Studium in Internationale Beziehungen an der Stadtuniversität von Dublin in der Republik Irland.

Als Journalist war er Redakteur der Studentenzeitung und -magazin The Augustinian und The Augustinian Mirror an der Universität von San Agustin und schrieb auch für regionale Zeitschriften sowie The Daily Guardian und Panay News. Während seines Studiums in Irland diente er als Reporter und Dienstredakteur für Filipino Forum in Dublin und schrieb später in Singapur als Auslandskolumnist für Raven Magazine Aklan. Er schreibt zumeist in englischer und philippinischer Sprache.

Als Sohn eines freien Künstlers und einer Diplomatin, wuchs er in Griechenland, Deutschland, den Philippinen, Irland und Singapur auf. Die meiste Zeit seines Grund- und Oberschullebens verbrachte er in Berlin. Er spricht fließend Englisch, Philippinisch, Deutsch und Hiligaynon. Er hat großes Interesse an die kulturelle, umweltliche und außenwärtige Angelegenheiten der Philippinen. In siener Freizeit, verreist er um die Welt und in seine Heimat, schreibt Gedichte und geht auf Naturerkundung.