The announcement of a Komiks Congress has already made
A wide awareness in the Komiks community as of this
writing.And almost everyone seems to positively support it while
Some of us questions it.
Whether what will be our conviction, the main objectives of the
Komiks Congress is to promote The Filipino Language and the
Komiks itself in the Philippines once again.
The said Congress is a joint activity by Komisyon ng Wikang Pilipino
at National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA)
The Congress is now shaping up and already drafted some intial
Activities that will include a Komiks Contest sponsored
By Carlo J. Caparas that has Php50, 000.00, 30, 000.00 and Php20, 000
prices at stake respectively. And there is also a corresponding
Art Exhibit during the Congress entitled: ISANG SIGLO NG KOMIKS
Eksibit at Pagpapakita ng mga Dibuho sa Komiks. which will be held
on February 14-20, 2007 at the National Commission for
Culture and the Arts (NCCA) building.
Various meetings, plannings and organizing are still on its way and
Komiks Congress really needs our support now.Official announcement of
competitions and activities will be posted soon.
above image is an article from Pilipino
Reporter Magazine about the Upcoming Komiks
Congress last Jan 23, 2007.
above image: informal meetings by
Commisioner Joelad Santos (in white polo barong),
Nar Castro, Secretary of Joelad, Nestor Malgapo,
Vic Poblete, Rey Atalia, (standing) Mario Macalindong and Randy Valiente.
images courtesy of Randy Valiente : http://usapang-komiks.blogspot.com/
An interview last year from Director Carlo Caparas in which he mentioned about Komiks Congress:
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