Winners of AVIDA's 2012 Christmas 3D Street Painting Contest

AVIDA LAND ANNOUNCED THE WINNERS OF its 2012 Christmas 3D-Street Painting Competition with the theme: “Pasko Natin: Ang Diwa Ng Pasko Sa Pilipinas”. The finalists’ artworks were judged by esteemed jurors National Artist Fil Dela Cruz and Igan D' Bayan, a Filipino visual artist and critic.

It is the second time for Avida Land to hold the 3D Street Painting competition which is organized to support Filipino artists and showcase Filipino culture. The competition was held from December 7 - 8 and the awards ceremonies were held on the evening of December 8th at the site of Avida Towers Centera (Reliance Street corner Mayflower Street) in Mandaluyong City. 

The winning artworks are as follows:

Grand Champion - Yoopee Ep-Ay from UP Diliman
P75,000 + Glass Trophy
Members: Nico Macabuhay, Jason Pasion, Chloe Dellosa, Gianneluisa Gonzales, Roman James Soleño and Annie Concepcion

2nd Placer - Creative Artists Group from PUP
P50,000 + Glass Trophy
Members: Joel Chavez, Neil Defeo, John Mark Saycon, Melanio Bulauitan & Louie Ermetanio

3rd Placer - AC TEAM from UP Diliman
P30,000 + Glass Trophy
Members: Janus Nunez, Rollie Florano, Hyacinth Laoke, Ferd Failano, Kean Barrameda & Andrew Rimpola

“We’re very happy at the support and enthusiasm of the artists who joined the competition. Once again, we were able to showcase the immense talent, creativity and artistry of the Filipino. Through their artworks, we are able to join together in celebrating the spirit of Christmas in the Philippines, which is so uniquely festive and joyous. The 3D artworks really captured the special season of homecoming, hope, peace, and unity that makes Christmas in the Philippines so special and memorable,” said Tess Tatco, Avida Marketing Manager.

She added that Avida Land is committed to projects like the 3D competition that are meant to nurture and strengthen Filipino culture. “Avida Land is all about community living and an essential part of that is sustaining the cultural and social values that define our communities.”

The contest was opened to Filipino artists, professionals or students, ages 18 to 35 years old. They formed teams of four to seven members who did the actual painting at the competition site. Each team was allowed one entry.

Contest participants were first required to submit a soft copy of their design proposal to the competition organizers for a preliminary screening. Designs that conformed to the contest theme, “Pasko Natin: Ang Diwa Ng Pasko Sa Pilipinas” and also passed the screening were included in the group of finalists. These finalists were the ones who went to the competition site and rendered their artworks on the pavement.

Other notable artworks:

Artworks in the finalists’ roster will also be posted on Avida Land’s Facebook page (Avida Land Corp.) and the artworks at the Avida Towers Centera site will be open for public viewing from 8AM to 5PM daily.

To get to Avida Towers Centera, just turn right from EDSA (northbound lane) into Reliance Street and go straight ahead till you reach the site’s location at the corner of Mayflower Street.


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