Six of the nine finalist photographs for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Photo Contest are from the Philippines.
APEC announced the 9 finalists from the Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam, which were selected by the judging panel as the best among entries for the creative interpretation of the 2019 APEC theme, “connecting people, building the future”.
The October 24 announcement also revealed that the photo with the most votes will win the APEC Popular Choice Award and bring home a cash prize of SGD1,000.
The main prize winners will be judged and awarded during the 2019 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week to be held in Santiago, Chile from November 13-14, 2019.
PRIZES AND JUDGING CRITERIA:
First Prize – SGD 2,500
Second Prize – SGD 2,000
Third Prize – SGD 1,500
Popular Choice – SGD 1,000
Instagram Influencer – SGD 1,000
Each photo will be evaluated based on the following criteria: (i) interpretation and message of the photo based on APEC 2019 priorities, (ii) composition and quality, (iii) creativity.
Here are the 6 Filipino photographs up for votes on the APEC Photo Contest site:
1. Technology in Farming by Froilan Robas
2. No Cash No Problem by Klienne Eco
3. Innovation is King by Justin Joshua Parco
4. Wind of Change by Danilo Victoriano
5. Building Our Future by Bernard Recirdo II
6. The Future of the New Generation by Ernesto Narciso Jr
VOTE for the 2019 APEC Photo Contest Pinoy photographs and SEND them congratulations in the comments below!
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