MassKara photo contest on
Registration is ongoing for the “Kari sa MassKara Dala Kamera” 2017 MassKara Festival photo contest, a press release from organizers said.
Entry fee is P1,000, and photographers have the chance to win P30,000 in cash and a trophy as first prize, P20,000 and trophy – second, and P10,000 with trophy, third. Registered photographers will also be allowed access to a special "photographer's lane" during the street dancing competition.
Registration forms are available online at www.cameraclubofnegros.com/masskara_photocontest2017/ or at the registration centers at the Camera Bug at Lopue's East Center Annex or The Camera Bug Lopue's Araneta, the press release added.*
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Bacolodnon' exhibit Friday
Eight visual artists from Bacolod and Iloilo will hold a group exhibit, titled “Laragway sang Bacolodnon”, at the Jun Mendoza Dioce Art Gallery at the second level of SM City-Bacolod southwing Friday, and this will run until October 31.
The exhibit will feature the artworks of Gina Apostol of Iloilo, and Alexa Escanillan, Marie Joy Resurreccion, Janice Mojana, Abelardo Pasigado, Bert Berondo and his son, Carlos, and gallery owner Jun Mendoza Dioce of Bacolod City.
Dioce said this is the first time an art exhibit will be held in his gallery. Their artworks will be done in pen and ink, oil, acrylic and other medium.
They have invited Bacolod Rep. Greg Gasataya and Councilor Em Ang, Sangguniang Panlungsod chairman of the Committee on Tourism, as guests of honor during the opening program on Friday at 4 p.m., he said.
He plans to put up a coffee shop in his gallery which he hopes to open during the launch of the art exhibit, Dioce said.
The coffee shop will feature tables shaped like palette boards used by artists for mixing colors. Artists can do their paintings at the coffee shop while having coffee, he said.
Dioce said he will have coffee mugs used by their regular customers designed by local artists. While their special customers are having coffee, there will be artists available to do a cartooning of them, he added.*CGS
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