Pinoy doc needs help to win US comedy video contest


Posted at Feb 28 2014 05:00 PM | Updated as of Mar 01 2014 01:00 AM

MANILA – Following the success of Filipinos who proved their singing prowess before the world, another Filipino is trying to make his mark, this time in comedy.

"I was fortunate enough to be the only Pinoy in this comedy video contest," said Nace Cruz in a previous guesting in The Bottomline with Boy Abunda.

Cruz, a doctor by profession, is among finalists of the Top 15 Comedians of the World. Cruz and his rivals will battle it out in the "America Meet World" comedy video competition.

His video entry is called Junjun: The Social Media Savvy Beggar. Episode 1 "Hunger".

Cruz needs the public's help and fast, as there is only a few more hours before voting ends.

"I'm really clamoring for all the people out there lalo na yung active online if I could get your help, voting ends on March 1," he said.

The competition drew 138 video entries from 21 countries.

To vote for Cruz, go to and register using your Facebook or email account, then click the thumbs up sign. One can vote as many as 10 times.