Call for entries for photo essay; deadline May 14 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 18:22

The City Government is now accepting entries for the photo essay competition for the Dia de General Vicente Alvarez.

Zamboangueño photography enthusiasts and professional photographers are invited to submit their photo essay entries which encompasses the theme “Footprints of the General: Bravery in the Face of Adversity for Positive Revolutions of Change” on or before Thursday, May 14.

The objective of the photo essay competition is to capture and showcase examples of the impact and mark of Alvarez’s life of bravery and valor in everyday acts and situations in Zamboanga City.

To join, participants should submit their entry which will be in the form of five (5) photos and one-paragraph essay in English with no more than 500 words to explain the message and provide a narrative of the photos.

Three (3) winners will be selected who will receive cash prizes of P5,000, P3,000, and P2,000, and plaques of appreciation.

The winning entries will also be exhibited during the Dia de General Vicente Alvarez commemoration on May 18 at the Plaza de Gen. Vicente Alvarez.

The contest guidelines and registration forms are available online at the City Government website ( and the ZoomIn: Zamboanga ( Facebook page.