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Kinaray-a Writing Contest announces winners for its 2nd year

Winners for the second Bantugan sa Panulatan Kinaray-a on its 2nd year

Bantugan sa Panulatan Kinaray-a (BPK), an Antique-based international literary writing contest in Kinaray-a concludes its second season with an awards ceremony this 26 February 2020 at St. Anthony’s College in San Jose de Buenavista, Antique.  This season’s contest has five categories namely, poetry, short story, short story for children, novelette, and nursery rhymes. 





The winners will receive a plaque and prizes in cash and kind. The Bantugan Second Season winners include:

Poetry
1st prize: Nestor E. Cancan, Jr. from Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
2nd prize: Dreamrose C. Barcebal from San Jose, Antique
3rd prize: Anne Franceine Jean B. Corillo
Honorable Mention: Argie A. Train

Short Story
2nd prize: Alyssa Jude M. Montalban from Cabatuan, Iloilo (Second Prize, Short Story)
3rd prize: Ritchel L. Leonida from Lambunao, Iloilo (Third Prize, Short Story).

Nursery Rhymes
1st prize: Linda Arnaez-Lee from Busan City, South Korea
3rd prize: Jeha D. VeƱegas from San Jose, Antique
Honorable Mention: Kirk B. Morallos from San Jose, Antique

This season’s panel of judges comprise multi-awarded and published authors and Kinaray-a culture advocates, Dr. Genevieve L. Asenjo, Chair of the Department of Literature, College of Liberal Arts of the De La Salle University; Dr. John Iremil E. Teodoro, Graduate Program Coordinator of the Department of Literature, College of Liberal Arts of the De La Salle University and Secretary General of Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas; Mr. Glenn S. Mas, a Board Member of the Philippine Center of International PEN, and an Assistant Professor and Theater Arts Program Coordinator at the Ateneo de Manila University.

The BPK is a collaboration of Liberal Arts-Education and Research, Planning and Development Office of St. Anthony’s College in Antique, Department of Literature – College of Liberal Arts of the De La Salle University in Manila, Kasingkasing Press in Guimaras, the University of Antique in Sibalom, Antique, and Balay Sugidanun, an on-line mother tongue platform.

The BPK responds to the challenges of developing the standards of the Kinaray-a Language to ensure standardized instruction in the mother tongue; developing the textual references to be used for the standardized instruction, and training teachers and pre-service teachers to teach using the mother tongue.

The BPK is complemented by the Kahirupan Bantugan sa Pagsulat sa Kinaray-a, a writing fellowship primarily sponsored by St. Anthony’s College and the Department of Literature, College of Liberal Arts of the De La Salle University.

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