their bird painting skills thru a contest spearheaded by the City Government of Balanga (COB), held at the Wetland and Nature Park, this city, last December 6.
“Ang bird painting contest ay isa sa mga objectives ng Ibong Dayo Festival na mailapit sa mga artists itong festival that is why we are inviting enthusiasts na mag-participate dito, para na rin ma-expose o ma-market itong Wetland Park,” said Mr. Mark Anthony Cayanan, tourism operations assistant of COB.
There were two categories during the event, the 17 and below and the 18 and above. The first one catered to high school students while the second category was for college students and adults.
Winners for the 17 and below category were Harvie Mariel Pedrosa, Earl John Castaños and Sherica Tolentino, 1st, 2nd, and 3rdplaces respectively; while winners for the 18 and above category are: 1st place-James Conrad Medina, 2nd place-Jude Rodriguez and 3rd place-Arthur Marcelo. Mr. Deryck Mendoza, Mr Herbert Ryan Vianzon, and Jose Suarez composed the board of judges