January 11, 2010

Quezon City's Poster Making Contest against Climate Change

Climate Change has come upon us. the past year has brought enough tragedies calamities and it seems that actions are still not enough. if the mature people have been addressing the issue but it wouldn't work, would they listen if the young ones speak?

Quezon City has once become enlisted with the high rate of air pollution which is one of the main causes of global warming. and the risks of air-related sicknesses has increased because combustion is not controlled.

the city government of Quezon City has cried for great attention and now it's the chance for high school and college students of Quezon City to address and speak a louder voice to help mother nature through artistic medium. the Serbisyong Bayan project of Mayor Sonny Belmonte and Environmental Protection and Waste Management Department (EPWMD) announces a Poster Making contest against climate change with the theme: Every Day is Earth Day in Quezon City. students can now have a take on the issue suggesting actions and control regarding environmental issues.

  1. The entry must be submitted in poster format – 11 x 14 inches. Any form of media (paint, oil, acrylic, watercolor, crayon, colored pencil, pastel, charcoal, stickers, etc.) or other materials on paper or boards in either a flat or two-dimensional effect can be used. The entry must incorporate the theme “Every Day is Earth Day in Q.C.”.
  2. All entries must be original and must include a completed entry form in duplicate (a copy must be attached at the back of each entry). Eligible high school and college students may submit multiple entries. Photocopies of entry forms shall be accepted. All incomplete entry forms will automatically be eliminated.
  3. Entry forms are available at the Office of the Principal / Dean of all respective schools in Quezon City.
  4. All entries must be submitted directly to the Environmental Protection and Waste Management Department (EPWMD) office located at Gate 6, Kalayaan Ave., Quezon City Hall Complex, Diliman, Q.C.
  5. Deadline for the submission of entries is on or before January 29, 2010.
there will be 8 winners, 4 from high school and 4 from college levels. each will receive Php 20 000.00 which will help defray their tuition fees. and the winning entries will be reproduced and posted within the city so their works will be noticed by citizens and let's hope that their voices be heard and that everyone will take action.

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