Vision Petron fuels creativity with Lakbay Kasiyahan

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Apparently, Vision Petron – the award-winning national student art competition of Petron Corporation – is turning 15 this year as they welcome a fresh batch of entries. And the theme for 2015 is “Lakbay Kasiyahan: Our Journey of Happiness.”

As Petron explains it, the new motif aims to highlight the cheerful character of the Filipinos. Because time and time again, the people of our nation have proven that we can survive any bad situation, natural disaster, or tragedy and come out smiling. Simply put, we’re the happiest group of people on this planet.

‘Kasiyahan’ (or pleasure as Google translates it) can come from many thing, in all shapes and sizes. It can be from our faith, relationship with family and friends, good health, music, freedom, food, and fiestas just to name a few. But what’s important here is to be able to turn that ‘kasiyahan’ into art.

Now accepting entries, the 2015 Vision Petron competition is open to all talented students, aged 16 to 28 years old, and enrolled in a regular university or college course that’s involved in tutorial art, photography, or video.

The four (4) categories are: Painting (oil/acrylic and water-based media), Photography, T-shirt Art Design, and Video-Making.

And to mark its 15th year, Vision Petron is offer bigger prizes for each of the winners:

Painting
Grand Prize (6 winners): P70,000
Runners Up ( 6 winners): P30,000
Semifinalist (18 winners): P5,000

Photography
Grand Prize (6 winners): P50,000
Runners Up (6 winners): P25,000

T-shirt Art Design
Grand Prize (3 winners): P50,000
Semi Finalists (9 winners): P5,000

Video Making
Grand Prize (3 winners): P50,000

Aside from cash, all grand prize winners will also receive a trophy and plaque made by National Artist Napoleon V. Abueva, while runners-up get a trophy. Meanwhile, the criteria for judging will be based on: Content and Concept 40%, Originality 30%, and Technical Execution 30%.

If all that sounds good to you, application forms are available at participating Petron Service Stations or simply download it at VisionPetron.com. Deadline for submissions will then be on the 20th of August 2015 at Petron Bulk Plants nationwide or 28th of August 2015 at the Vision Petron Project Secretariat in Studio 5 Designs, 28 Paseo de Roxas cor Jupiter St., Bel-Air Village, Makati City.