Tulaan sa Tren Poetry Contest

Friday, July 03, 2009 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

Enter the Tulaan sa Tren Poetry Contest by composing a poem in English or Tagalog (or even in any regional languages) that revolves around the theme: "Journeys." Three winners in each category, English and Tagalog, will receive CASH prizes of P5,000, P3,000 and P2,000 respectively. In addition, winning entries will be posted in LRT trains alongside the works of established Filipino poets and will be published in a compilation of Tulaan sa Tren 2 poems.

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Contest Requirements:
  • Open to all Filipino citizens of all ages
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Theme: Journeys (Paglalakbay)
  2. Entry Guidelines
    • English, Filipino or any regional languages (English or Tagalog translation must be written if in a regional language)
    • Up to 200 words
    • One poem per author
    • Name of author and address must not appear on the entry
  3. Submit your entries along with the Official Entry form and email to tulaansatren@nbdb.gov.ph
  4. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: June 22 - July 22, 2009

Contest Prize:

  • English Category
    • Grand Prize - P5,000
    • Second Prize - P3,000
    • Third Prize - P2,000
  • Tagalog Category
    • Grand Prize - P5,000
    • Second Prize - P3,000
    • Third Prize - P2,000
  • Winning entries will be posted in LRT trains alongside the works of established Filipino poets and will be published in a compilation of Tulaan sa Tren 2 poems

Upside:
  • FREE to do
  • Online submission
Downside:
  • NBDB shall share copyright with the authors
  • Maximum of one entry can be submitted
For more information, log on to nbdb.gov.ph

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