CALL FOR ENTRIES: Jose Rizal-inspired Youth Art Contest for positive national culture

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Jose Rizal-inspired Youth Artwork Competition
The contest was launched in June and will be accepting entries until December 15, 2020.

The Jose Rizal-inspired Youth Artwork Competition aimed at bringing a positive influence on the Philippines’ national culture has started accepting artwork submissions.

The “Kabataan Laban sa COVID 19 Pandemic” contest launched on the eve of the hero’s birth anniversary in June, announced on December 6, 2020, that it is now accepting entries from registered participants.

Spearheading the contest is Kilusang Kreatives, a youth group created by Tutupad Ka Patriots during the lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus disease.

Lead organizer Joey Mosqueda shares: “Through Kilusang Kreatives, we have gathered young people who are willing to peacefully impact the course of the Philippines through the example of Dr. Jose Rizal, an artist and poet himself.

“This means that the national hero’s inspiration is still alive throughout the centuries, actively inspiring the lives of young ones to believe in a better future for the country. Even if they are not the medical front liners of today, they are still pushing the boundaries by trying to inspire the mind to dream of a better national culture.”

The Youth Artwork Competition mechanics:

  • open to all Filipino Youth, ages 10 – 26 yrs. of age at the time of the submission of the entry. Guardian or mentor are allowed to guide the participant
  • one entry per participant
  • artwork should be in the size 7” x 11”
  • maybe done in freehand (handwork) using any material
    maybe rendered with digital technology (digitally produced) using art programs on a computer or electronic tablet such as Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, Corell, InDesign, etc.
  • artwork must depict and interpret the contest theme “Kabataan Laban sa COVID 19 Pandemic”
  • artwork should not have been submitted in another competition, used, or displayed in public

Judging criteria as follows:

  • Creativity and Presentation (40%)
  • Originality (30%)
  • Theme Relevance (30%)

NOTE: The design will be judged on its value and content not if it is hand-drawn or digitally produced. It is the meaning of the artwork, the essence of the design to the theme, and its relevance to all.

Ten finalists will be chosen and the top 3 will be declared winners with cash prizes.

Jose Rizal-inspired Youth Artwork Competition

HOW TO SUBMIT ENTRIES

Digital or scanned copy to be submitted with the following information:

  • Name of Participant
  • Date of Birth
  • Complete Address
  • Title and Description of the Entry
  • Send the entry to kilusangkreatives@gmail.com

For inquiries contact Kilusang Kreatives Facebook Page.

The contest deadline for submissions is on December 15, 2020. Winners will be announced on December 30, 2020, the death anniversary of the martyred national hero.

Contest winners will be announced on GoodNewsPilipinas.com and displayed on the DOOH Philippines billboards.

Good News Pilipinas is a media partner of the Youth Artwork Competition.

Jose Rizal is also the inspiration for the annual Spoken Word Poetry Contest held in Calamba, Laguna, the hero’s hometown.

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