KWF Makata ng Taon 2015

Friday, October 24, 2014 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

The Komisyon Sa Wikang Filipino is looking for great poets of the country to join their Talaang Ginto: Makata ng Taon 2015 competition. This will coincide in the celebration of Araw ng Balagtas which happens every 2nd day of April. With the theme "Si Balagtas at ang Kabataan," write an original Tagalog poem with verses not less than 40 lines. An entry form is downloadable at the KWF contest website. Have your poem typewritten or computerized and make sure to have a soft copy in a CD. Place your entries in a brown envelope and mail or bring it personally to the KWF office on or before the submission deadline. Write your way to winning the Poet of the Year 2015 title + P30,000 cash. The Second Place winner will also receive P20,000 cash and P15,000 awaits the Third Place winner.

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Contest Mechanics:
  1. Log on to kwf.gov.ph and download the entry form
  2. Theme: Araw ng Balagtas 2015 "Si Balagtas at ang Kabataan."
  3. Entry Guidelines
    • Attach your 2x2 photo on the entry form. Place it in a separate sealed envelope along with your biodata
    • Poem must be original and written in Filipino
    • No translation from another language and has not been published in any publication
    • The verses of the poem should be at least forty (40) lines
    • You must produce four (4) copies of your entry:
      • Typewritten or computerized
      • Use Arial font, size 12
      • Double spacing on 8 ½ " x 11" bond paper with increments of one (1) inch above and below and on each side
      • Entries should be notarized as proof that it is original
      • Should only include pen name and not your real name
    • Poem should also be in CD
  4. Place your entries inside a brown envelope and mail or bring it in person to:
    • Lupon sa Tula 2015 
      Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino 
      2/F Watson Bldg., 1610 J.P. Laurel St. 
      San Miguel, Manila
  5. The decision of the jury is final and cannot be changed
  6. All entries will be under the property of KWC. The company will have the right to publish the winning entries without your consent
  7. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: Deadline for submission of entries until February 27, 2015, 5PM
Contest Prize:
  • First Prize - Poet of the Year 2015 + P30,000 CASH
  • Second Prize - P20,000 CASH
  • Third Prize - P15,000 CASH
  • All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation
Upside
  • Open to all
  • CASH prize
  • Submission of entries until February 27, 2015
Downside
  • No online submission
  • All entries will be under the property of KWC. The company will have the right to publish the winning entries without your consent
For more info, log on to kwf.gov.ph or call (632) 736-2519