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29/11/2012: SMILES FOR THE WORLD: A FILIPINO PHOTO ESSAY CONTEST ON CALIDAD HUMANA

Press Release

27 November 2012

 

Smiles for the World: A Filipino Photo Essay Contest on Calidad Humana

The Philippine Consulate General would like to invite the Filipinos on Guam, particularly photographers, to join the national photography essay competition entitled: Smiles for the World: A Filipino Photo Essay Contest on Calidad Humana.

The contest is intended to showcase through the medium of photography and a short essay the delight of the Filipino smile as an expression of human qualities such as friendship, steadfastness, cheerfulness, optimism, fortitude and resilience, among others, thus portraying a culture of excellence in society.

It is jointly organized by the Embassy  of Chile and the Embassy of Brazil in Manila, the Cultural Center of the Philippines, University of Santo Tomas, University of Asia & Pacific, University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, Coca Cola, McDonald’s and the Philippine Star.

The competition is open to all Filipino citizens, regardless of age, place of residence and occupation. Deadline for submission of entries is on 28 February 2013. The awarding ceremonies are expected to be held in the first week of July 2013. The cash awards are US$ 1,000 for first place; US$ 600 for second place; and US$ 400 for the third place.

For further details on the competition, interested participants may wish to visit its website http:/projectch.com. END