Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Suhay announces art contest winners
Suhay, a charity group led by spouses of IRRI staff, held an artwork contest for children of local and international staff in late September. The winners have been announced, thus:
In first place is "Simbang Gabi" (above) by Jeril Matthew Belen, son of Marlyn Belen (NPR), with a cash prize of Php 2,500.
The others are, in second place, Junior Maunahan, son of Aileen Maunahan (SSD) (Php 1,500); and three honorable mentions for a cash prize of Php 1,000 each—Kathleen Riz Faye Adriano, daughter of Lolit Adriano (CESD), Iman Ismail, daughter of Abdel Ismail (CESD), and Susan Li, daughter of Tao Li (CESD).
Belen's winning drawing is a colorful depiction of the 9-day early morning masses held during Christmastime in the Philippines. See all artworks.
Prizes can be claimed from Judy Buresh of HRS.
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