Thursday, May 23, 2024

HappeningPH Supports Abi Marquez, the Internet’s “Lumpia Queen,” Nominated at the 28th Annual Webby Awards

HappeningPH Supports Abi Marquez, the Internet’s “Lumpia Queen,” Nominated at the 28th Annual Webby Awards

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Abi Marquez is known all over social media as “Lumpia Queen”

  • Abi Marquez, known as the “Lumpia Queen,” has been nominated for the 28th Annual Webby Awards in the Social – Food and Drink category, marking a significant achievement for Filipino culinary representation on the global stage.

  • Urging public support, the nomination celebrates Abi’s impactful culinary content and Filipino cuisine’s global spotlight

MANILA, PHILIPPINES—In an exhilarating nod to the Philippines’ vibrant culinary scene, Abi Marquez, hailed as the internet’s “Lumpia Queen,” has been officially nominated for the prestigious 28th Annual Webby Awards under the Social – Food and Drink category.

The nomination—one of five in its category and handpicked from out of 13,000 projects submitted from around the world—places her among the top 12% of entries submitted. This also puts her in esteemed company alongside notable figures and entities such as America’s Test Kitchen and Jennifer Garner. It likewise signifies Marquez’s impactful contribution to the digital food community.

Abi alongside other Food & Drink nominees

At just 23 years old, Marquez has captured the hearts and palates of millions worldwide with her delectable and innovative culinary creations, predominantly featuring the beloved Filipino dish, lumpia. Her engaging content and authentic portrayal of Filipino cuisine have amassed a following of 3.3 million on TikTok, with her videos receiving over 1 billion views and 86 million likes. Marquez’s rapid rise to social media stardom culminated in winning the TikTok Foodie Creator of the Year award in 2023, further cementing her status as a culinary influencer. Before becoming Lumpia Queen, Marquez was once upon a time a Hotel Restaurant and Institution Management (HRIM) student who utilized content creation as her practicum. She has been a talent of NYMA, the artist management arm of Kroma Entertainment, since 2023.

This nomination is not just a personal milestone for Marquez but also a moment of immense pride for the Philippines. It highlights the richness of Filipino culinary traditions and the boundless talent within the country, showcasing it on a global stage.

How to support Abi Marquez at the Webby Awards

Marquez is eligible to win at the Webby Awards two ways: by winning the award as chosen by the judging academy (the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences) and by being voted on by the public at The Webby People’s Voice Award. Both awards are a mark of international distinction for Internet excellence.

We invite everyone to join us in this momentous occasion by voting Abi Marquez in the Webby People’s Voice Awards. Your vote can shine a spotlight on Filipino cuisine and bring this prestigious award home.

To vote for Abi, please register at the Webby Awards voting page and vote through Thursday, April 18th at 11:59pm Pacific Daylight Time: https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2024/social/general-social/food-drink.

Choose Abi by signing up for an account and clicking Confirm Vote

Let’s rally together to celebrate and promote our culinary heritage on the world stage. Your support can make a difference in highlighting the Philippines as a powerhouse of culinary talent and innovation.

For more information and to follow Abi’s journey, please visit:

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@abigailfmarquez

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abigailfmarquez/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abigailfmarquez

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@lumpiaqueen

Twitter: https://twitter.com/lumpiakween

To learn more about KROMA and NYMA, visit https://www.kroma.ph/nyma.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ABI MARQUEZ, PLEASE CONTACT:

Zen Lovelle Galope | zl.roncal@kroma.ph

Karen Tumbali | karen.tumbali@kroma.ph

About Kroma

Kroma Entertainment is a TraDigital Entertainment company that brings together passionate content creators, the best talent, and innovative technology to produce fresh and engaging entertainment for the Filipino audiences and beyond. Kroma offers entertainment across screens and formats, be it films, series, podcasts, TV shows, music, digital content, or events. Its brands ANIMA Studios, ANIMA Pods, Live MNL, NYMA, Kroma Music, Kroma PubCo, and PIE form a unique ecosystem to create trailblazing experiences for its clients and audiences.

About NYMA

NYMA is a talent agency that nurtures trailblazers to break through all media spaces. NYMA’s vision is to be the home of Filipino talents in the country and bring Filipino entertainment to the world.  To learn more about NYMA, visit nyma.ph.