Pangasinan Artists Join the 2021 National Quincentennial Art Competition
The National Quincentennial Committee (NQC), together with the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), National Commission for Culture and the Arts’ National Committee on Art Galleries, and the National Museum of the Philippines, spearheaded the Quincentennial Art Competition. This is in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Philippines’ participation in the first circumnavigation of the world, the Victory at Mactan and other related events collectively known as the 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines (2021 QCP).
The Pangasinan Provincial Tourism and Cultural Affairs Office (PTCAO) provided assistance to the five (5) participating Pangasinan artists in the form of document preparation and transportation of their respective artworks to Dal-luyon Café Gallery, Urbiztondo, San Juan, La Union, one of the NQC’s designated drop-off points in Northern Luzon.
The Pangasinan artists who joined the said competition are Mr. Jeffrey “DOMENG” De La Cruz of Bugallon, Albert Sison of Lingayen, Ronaldo Ponciano of San Carlos City, and Daril Nobleza and Wenny Licuanan, both from Bolinao.
Winners of said art competition will be announced on February 26, 2021.