Saturday, October 21, 2017

2nd Philippine Kana Art Competition


The Japanese Studies Program of the Ateneo de Manila University 
with the support of
The Japan Foundation Manila 
and 
PanPastel by National Book Store 

 invite everyone to participate in 
 2nd Philippine Kana Art Competition 2018 

I. Categories: 
A. Junior Division: ONLY ONE OF THE Hiragana CHARACTERS か、き、く、け、OR こ
B. Open Division: ONLY ONE OF THE Katakana CHARACTERS カ、キ、ク、ケ、OR コ

II. Who may join? 

A. Junior Division: Elementary to High School Students
B. Open Division: College/University Students and Professionals

III. Mechanics 

1. Draw and make your own original “word associated kana character” in an A4-size paper, and mount the work on a 1/8 illustration board.
2. One character = one entry
3. Write simple sentence on how to remember the chosen character via word association.  This must be written on a 4 x 6 size index card and attached at the back of the illustration board mount
4. The associated word can be either in English, Filipino or Japanese.
5. Any medium for the entry is welcome (i.e. digital art, watercolor, pencil drawing, mix-media, etc.) 
6. Nothing should be written on the artwork side and other information must be written at the back of the illustration board mount.  
7. All artworks must be received at the Japanese Studies Program by 9 March 2018, via mail or personally delivered. 
Mail the entries to: 

Kanakon (Junior / Open Division) 2018
c/o Japanese Studies Program, 
2nd Floor Leong Hall
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City, 1108

Please include:

Full name:
School / Affiliation:
Contact Information:
Division Entry: 
FOR MINORS:
Please include
Full name of Guardian to accompany you if you win:
Contact Information of Guardian:

8. The Japanese Studies Program and The Japan Foundation reserves the right to use and exhibit submitted entries for non-profit purposes.


IV. Dates to Remember 

a) Last day of submission: March 9, 2018
b) Date of Announcement of Winners: March 16, 2018

V. Criteria for Judging Criteria

1. Interpretation and the clarity of the theme to the viewer (letter and motif) 30% 2. Creativity and originality of the depicted theme. 30% 3. Quality of artistic composition and overall design based on the theme. 30% 4. Overall impression of the art (the artwork stand on its own as a complete and outstanding work of art) 10% Some reasons for not being selected; 1. Poor color or image quality. the colors are not balanced, are washed out and are not representative of the original colors of the art. These images will be passed over quickly as they will not show well on the site. 2. Sloppiness. Works that are framed, are crooked, show backgrounds, watermarks or large and over-sized artist signatures.  
3. Incomplete or poorly written submission materials. submission with forms (written explanation on the letter art) that are incomplete, poorly written or need to updated or summarized. 

VI. Awarding of Prizes 

A: Junior Division 
1st Place Winner – 5000 pesos, Prize pack from PanPastel
2nd Place Winner – 3000 pesos, Prize pack from PanPastel
3rd Place Winner – 2000 pesos, Prize pack from PanPastel

In case the winners come from Metro Manila and Luzon, Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s travel expenses plus accommodation for 1 night. 

In case the winners come from Visayas and Mindanao, the Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s round trip airfare ticket (including terminal fee), plus an accommodation for 2 nights. 

One of his /her parents or one teacher should accompany winners. 

B: Open Division 

1st Place Winner – 10000 pesos, Prize pack 
2nd Place Winner – 7500 pesos, Prize pack  
3rd Place Winner – 5000 pesos, Prize pack  

In case the winners come from Metro Manila and Luzon, Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s travel expenses plus accommodation for 1 night. 


In case the winners come from Visayas and Mindanao, the Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s round trip airfare ticket (including terminal fee), plus an accommodation for 2 nights. 

VII: Inquiries
Please email japanese.soss@ateneo.edu with the subject line: Kanakom

 VIII: Sample
 

Japanese say itadakimasu (いただきます)before they eat!

Ongaku (音楽)means music
She is a woman, or onna no hito (おんな の ひと)

Monday, June 5, 2017

Entries to the 1st Philippine Kana Art Competition 2017

Entries to the 1st Philippine Kana Art Competition 2017 

Junior Division





Open Division










Congratulations to the Winners of the 1st Philippine Kana Art Competition 2017

The Japanese Studies Program of the Ateneo de Manila University 
with the support of
The Japan Foundation Manila 
and 
Chameleon Pens by National Book Store 

would like to congratulate the winners of the 
 1st Philippine Kana Art Competition 2017 


Junior Division

FIRST PRIZE
Hannah Kim
Spurgeon School Foundation, Inc.

SECOND PRIZE

Marc Lenin T. Yaneza
The National College

THIRD PRIZE


Sweet Sherahzel D. Irlandez
Philippine Nikkei Jin Kai International School of Davao


Open Division

FIRST PRIZE


Alyssa Cuan
Ateneo de Manila University


Kristi Ingco
Ateneo de Manila University


Kristi Ingco
Ateneo de Manila University


CONGRATULATIONS!



Monday, January 30, 2017

2nd Philippine Kana Art Competition 2018


The Japanese Studies Program of the Ateneo de Manila University 
with the support of
The Japan Foundation Manila 
and 
Chameleon Pens by National Book Store 

 invite everyone to participate in 
 1st Philippine Kana Art Competition 2017 

I. Categories: 
A. Junior Division: Hiragana (あ、い、う、え、お)
B. Open Division: Katakana(ア、イ、ウ、エ、オ)

II. Who may join? 

A. Junior Division: Elementary to High School Students
B. Open Division: College/University Students and Professionals

III. Mechanics 
1. Draw and make your own original “word associated kana character” in an A4-size paper, and mount the work on an illustration board.
2. One character = one entry
3. Write simple sentence on how to remember the chosen character via word association.
4. The associated word can be either in English, Filipino or Japanese.
5. Any medium for the entry is welcome (i.e. digital art, watercolor, pencil drawing, mix-media, etc.) 
6. All artworks must be received at the Japanese Studies Program by 10 March 2017, via mail or personally delivered. 
Mail the entries to: 
Kanakon (Junior / Open Division) 2017
c/o Japanese Studies Program, 
2nd Floor Leong Hall
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City, 1108

Please include:
Name:
School:
Contact Information:
Division Entry: 

7. The Japanese Studies Program and The Japan Foundation reserves the right to use and exhibit submitted entries for non-profit purposes.

IV. Dates to Remember 

a) Last day of submission: March 10, 2017
b) Date of Announcement of Winners: March 19, 2017

V. Criteria for Judging Criteria

1. Interpretation and the clarity of the theme to the viewer (letter and motif) 30% 2. Creativity and originality of the depicted theme. 30% 3. Quality of artistic composition and overall design based on the theme. 30% 4. Overall impression of the art (the artwork stand on its own as a complete and outstanding work of art) 10% Some reasons for not being selected; 1. Poor color or image quality. the colors are not balanced, are washed out and are not representative of the original colors of the art. These images will be passed over quickly as they will not show well on the site. 2. Sloppiness. Works that are framed, are crooked, show backgrounds, watermarks or large and over-sized artist signatures.  3. Incomplete or poorly written submission materials. submission with forms (written explanation on the letter art) that are incomplete, poorly written or need to updated or summarized. 

VI. Awarding of Prizes 
A: Junior Division 
1st Place Winner – 5000 pesos, Prize pack from Chameleon Pens 
2nd Place Winner – 3000 pesos, Prize pack from Chameleon Pens
3rd Place Winner – 2000 pesos, Prize pack from Chameleon Pens

In case the winners come from Metro Manila and Luzon, Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s travel expenses plus accommodation for 1 night. 

In case the winners come from Visayas and Mindanao, the Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s round trip airfare ticket (including terminal fee), plus an accommodation for 2 nights. 

One of his /her parents or one teacher should accompany winners. 

B: Open Division 

1st Place Winner – 10000 pesos, Prize pack from Chameleon Pens 
2nd Place Winner – 7500 pesos, Prize pack from Chameleon Pens 
3rd Place Winner – 5000 pesos, Prize pack from Chameleon Pens 

In case the winners come from Metro Manila and Luzon, Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s travel expenses plus accommodation for 1 night. 


In case the winners come from Visayas and Mindanao, the Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s round trip airfare ticket (including terminal fee), plus an accommodation for 2 nights. 

VII: Inquiries
Please email japanese.soss@ateneo.edu with the subject line: Kanakom

 VIII: Sample
 

Japanese say itadakimasu (いただきます)before they eat!

Ongaku (音楽)means music
She is a woman, or onna no hito (おんな の ひと)