Jude Thaddeus Bautista is awarded the Hero of the Lilies Medal by the H.H. Team 6 Ballet Activities Division (BAD) for his extraordinary photos and written account of the day of Ballet Philippines' Giselle gala performance which featured Stella Abrera and James Whiteside in the lead roles. He has a lot of pictures with his vivid account of what it took to pull off this performance while Typhoon Mario was beating down on Manila. Here are three of Haglund's favorites, but there are many more to see with Jude's review entitled Miracle in Ballet Philippines' Giselle
We're still holding out hope for some video.