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Friday, October 13, 2017

Colors of Weaving and A Hidden Christmas Star Highlight CCP Christmas Light Decor

Young, talented architects Rochelle Ong and Louie Suico of WTA Architecture & Design Studio wins CCP’s HOLIDAY LIGHT INSTALLATION COMPETITION 2017 with their simplified Christmas tree design structure that reveals levels of symbolisms of a what Christmas in the Philippines is all about.


This year’s focus of the annual competition between The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and OMNI (Yatai International Corporation) is on Philippine lantern-making technology.


The winning proposal, entitled “Habi ng Pagkakaisa: Weaving the Multi-Cultural Filipino Together”  is inspired by the geometrical patterns of various weaving traditions in the Philippines.  It was particularly inspired  by the Kalinga in Luzon, the Bagtason of the Visayas, and the Bagobo, the Mandaya, and T’Boli of Mindanao. Their proposed design “aims to empower the weaving industry of our nation, which is deeply rooted in our rich culture as it is the same for all ASEAN countries.”


The panel of jurors, which was made confidential until the deliberations on September 20, was composed of the ASEAN-National Organizing Council Consultant Nestor Jardin, CCP Associate Artistic Director Ariel Yonzon, Henry Yang of Yatai International Corporation, and artist Jose Tence Ruiz. Proposals were evaluated based on originality and innovativeness, feasibility of the implementation, ties to the theme and to both the CCP and Omni’s institutional mandates, appropriateness to the surroundings and eco-friendliness.


“Habi ng Pagkakaisa” will be unveiled on 3 November 2017, Friday, 6pm at the CCP Liwasang Asean Park, along with the launch of the regularly anticipated multi-faceted and custom-designed lanterns on display at the fa├žade of the CCP Main Theater Building.

A collaboration between the CCP and the City of San Fernando, Pampanga, the lanterns continue to be a beautiful showcase of the craftsmanship and ingenuity innate in the traditional Philippine Christmas. The two projects combined express the CCP’s mandate of showcasing artistic excellence through Filipino creativity, as well as the institution’s ongoing partnerships with like-minded corporations and other government institutions.

FOR INQUIRIES, please call CCP Visual Arts & Museum Division, Production & Exhibition Department at landlines (632) 8321125 local 1504/1505, or (632) 8323702, or contact Phillip at mobile (0906) 4803330, email ccp.omni.competition@gmail.com. For more information visit www.culturalcenter.gov.ph.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Light Up CCP for Christmas

Press Announcement: 
THE Cultural Center of the Philippines and OMNI (Yatai International Corporation) is proud to announce the re-invention of the annual HOLIDAY LIGHT INSTALLATION COMPETITION for its second run in 2017. The competition marks another exciting partnership between the CCP and OMNI, as they strive to elevate Philippine lantern-making technology by giving artists and crafts people alike the chance to create an outdoor light installation in the CCP grounds.

The competition calls for all interested artists, crafts people, designers, and engineers, jointly or severally, to submit a proposal for an outdoor site-specific art installation at the CCP. The competition aims to find an attractive and inspiring lighting solution to illuminate the CCP Liwasang Asean Park for the 2017 holiday season, using traditional Filipino lantern-making technology. The installation must be innovative and unique, and must reflect the theme of “Paskong Pinoy”. The mechanics and criteria of the competition may be found at the CCP website (www.culturalcenter.gov.ph).
The competition is open to everyone over 18 years of age. Applications must be submitted via email by 5pm of August 29, 2017. Proposals will be evaluated based on the following: originality and innovativeness, feasibility of the implementation, ties to the theme and to both the CCP and Omni’s institutional mandates, appropriateness to the surroundings and eco-friendliness. Omni, through the CCP, shall provide a grant of five hundred and fifty thousand pesos (Php550,000) to produce the winning proposal.
For inquiries, please call CCP Visual Arts & Museum Division, Production & Exhibition Department at landlines (632) 832-1125 local 1504/1505, or (632) 832-3702, or contact Phillip at mobile (0906-4803330), email (ccp.omni.competition@gmail.com).

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