The City Government of Tagum announced the winners of the Musikahan 2015 Photography Competition, with photography enthusiast from Tagum City Daryl Taput’s “little trumpeter” winning the 1st prize of P10,000 plus a trophy.
Randolph Val Sison Jr. “Harmony of Music” was named 2nd prize of P7,000 plus a trophy from Tagum City whose one submitted photo was also picked as one of the four consolation prizes winner making a total prize of P8, 000. Joel B. Owano of Mati City “Kundiman” was declared 3rdprize of P4,000 plus a trophy. Owano’s other entry also won as one of the four consolation prizes, making him accumulate a total of 5,000 pesos.
The other consolation winners winning P1, 000 plus a Certificate each were Jules Albert S. Songcuya “LittleArmy Blower” from Banay-banay, Davao Oriental, Pamela Gay B. Perales “Welcoming Tagumenyos All Over the World” from Tagum City and Eden Jhan Licayan “Guitar Trio” from Mati City, Davao Oriental.
The announcement of winners was done during the celebration of the 17th Araw ng Tagum last March 7, 2015 at Gaisano Mall Atrium.
The entry pictures were taken during the Month-long celebration of all festival activities and winners were chosen by renowned Award Winning Photojournalist and TV Personality Jojie Alcantara; National Award Winning Blogger/Photojournalist Olan Emboscado ofwww.travelteller.com and Ida Nanette Damo, the Mindanao Editor of ABS-CBN’s Choose Philippines.
The Photo Contest is organized by City Information Office in partnership with the City Tourism Office and the Tagum City Tourism Council.
Written by Gleiza Delgado of CIO Tagum