MANILA, Philippines - Nominations for the 2012 BPInoy Awards Europe-based Filipinos has been extended till Oct. 15 this year. Outstanding individuals of Filipino heritage, regardless of current citizenship, of good moral character, and living and/or working in Europe may be nominated for the awards. Two awardees will be chosen representing excellence in any of the following fields: arts and media, sports, service, business, science and technology. Any Filipino individual or organization may nominate by sending a short article about the nominee, specifically on the nominee’s accomplishments that have brought honor and pride to the country which answers the questions: in your own words, why does your nominee deserve recognition as a BPInoy Awardee? and, is there anything else that makes your nominee exceptional or unique? For example, how have your nominee’s efforts made a difference for the betterment of Filipinos in Europe? How can you say that your nominee’s accomplishment created impact in the community and the nation?