Wednesday, July 1, 2020

5th Philippine [Digital] Kana Art Competition 2021


The Japanese Studies Program of the Ateneo de Manila University 

 invites everyone to participate in 
 5th [Digital] Philippine Kana Art Competition 2021 

I. Categories: 
A. Junior Division: ONLY ONE OF THE Hiragana
CHARACTERS な、に、ぬ、ね、OR の*
B. Open Division: ONLY ONE OF THE Katakana
CHARACTERS ナ、二、ヌ、ネ、OR ノ*
* this includes characters
にゃ、にゅ、にょ and ニャ、ニュ、ニョ

II. Who may join? 
A. Junior Division: Elementary to High School Students
B. Open Division: College/University Students and Professionals

III. Mechanics 
1. Draw and make your own original “word associated kana character”
in an A4-size paper
2. One character = one entry
3. Write a simple sentence on how to remember the chosen character
via word association.  This can be typewritten and saved as a separate
word file with the following information:

Full name:
School / Affiliation:
Contact Information (Cellphone number and email):
Division Entry: 

FOR MINORS:
Please include
Full name of Guardian
Contact Information of Guardian (Cellphone number and email):


4. The associated word must be in Japanese.
5. Any medium for the entry is welcome
(i.e. digital art, watercolor, pencil drawing, mix-media, etc.) 
6. Digital art, scanned or photographed entries must be
AT LEAST 100 dpi to ensure that the entry is clear for judging.
7. Nothing should be written on the artwork.
8. All artworks must be emailed to the Japanese Studies
Program by 7 March 2021

Email the entries to: japanese.soss@ateneo.edu

Subject: Kanakon (Junior / Open Division) 2021

Full name:
School / Affiliation:
Contact Information: (Cellphone number and email)
Division Entry: 


FOR MINORS:
Please include
Full name of Guardian
Contact Information of Guardian (Cellphone number and email):

Filename format: (Lastname-Art.jpeg/tiff/etc) 
EXAMPLE: delacruz-art.jpeg
                          : (Lastname-Text.doc/etc)
EXAMPLE: delacruz-text.doc

9. The Japanese Studies Program reserves the right to use
and exhibit submitted entries for non-profit purposes.

IV. Dates to Remember 
a) Last day of submission: March 7, 2021
b) Date of Announcement of Winners: April 15, 2021

V. Criteria for Judging Criteria
1. Interpretation and the clarity of the theme to the viewer
(letter and motif) 30%
2. Creativity and originality of the depicted theme. 30%
3. Quality of artistic composition and overall design based
on the theme. 30%
4. Overall impression of the art (the artwork stand on its own
as a complete and outstanding work of art) 10%

Some reasons for not being selected;

1. Poor color or image quality. the colors are not balanced,
are washed out and are not representative of the original
colors of the art. These images will be passed over quickly
as they will not show well on the site.
2. Sloppiness. Works that are framed, are crooked, show
backgrounds, watermarks or large and oversized artist
signatures.  
3. Incomplete or poorly written submission materials.
Submission with forms (written explanation on the letter art)
that are incomplete, poorly written or need to be updated
or summarized. 

VI. Awarding of Prizes 
A: Junior Division 
1st Place Winner – 5000 pesos, Prize pack 
2nd Place Winner – 3000 pesos, Prize pack 
3rd Place Winner – 2000 pesos, Prize pack 

B: Open Division 
1st Place Winner – 10000 pesos, Prize pack 
2nd Place Winner – 7500 pesos, Prize pack  

3rd Place Winner – 5000 pesos, Prize pack  


VII: Inquiries

Please email japanese.soss@ateneo.edu 
with the subject line: Kanakom

 VIII: Sample

Japanese say itadakimasu (いただきます)before they eat!

Ongaku (音楽)means music

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Winners of the 4th Philippine Kana Art Competition

Congratulations to the Winners of the 
4th Philippine Kana Art Competition



Junior Division 
Out of 32 entries in total

First Prize


David D. Daffon
Caloocan City Science High School

Second Prize


Lowie Jay A. Pareja
Abellana National School (Cebu)

Third Place


Sofia Marianne S. So
Grace Christian College


Open Division
Out of 210 Entries in total

First Place



Justen Paul Tolentino
Junior Architect


Second Place


Sophia Dominique Dizon
Ateneo de Manila University


Third Place


Kyle Aiden Gatud
Ateneo de Manila University


CONGRATULATIONS

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

4th Philippine Kana Art Competition 2020

The Japanese Studies Program of the Ateneo de Manila University 

 invite everyone to participate in 
 4th Philippine Kana Art Competition 2020 

I. Categories: 
A. Junior Division: ONLY ONE OF THE Hiragana CHARACTERS さ、し、す、せ、OR そ*
B. Open Division: ONLY ONE OF THE Katakana CHARACTERS サ、シ、ス、セ、OR ソ*
* this includes characters with the " such as ざ、じ、ず、ぜ、ぞ and ザ、ジ、ズ、ぜ、ゾ

II. Who may join? 
A. Junior Division: Elementary to High School Students
B. Open Division: College/University Students and Professionals

III. Mechanics 

1. Draw and make your own original “word associated kana character” in an A4-size paper, and mount the work on a 1/8 illustration board.
2. One character = one entry
3. Write simple sentence on how to remember the chosen character via word association.  This must be written on a 4 x 6 size index card and attached at the back of the illustration board mount
4. The associated word must be in  Japanese.
5. Any medium for the entry is welcome (i.e. digital art, watercolor, pencil drawing, mix-media, etc.) 
6. Nothing should be written on the artwork side and other information must be written at the back of the illustration board mount.  
7. All artworks must be received at the Japanese Studies Program by 7 March 2020, via mail or personally delivered. 

Mail the entries to: 

Kanakon (Junior / Open Division) 2020
c/o Japanese Studies Program, 
2nd Floor Leong Hall
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City, 1108

Please include:

Full name:
School / Affiliation:
Contact Information (Cellphone number and email):
Division Entry: 

FOR MINORS:
Please include
Full name of Guardian to accompany you if you win:
Contact Information of Guardian (Cellphone number and email):

8. The Japanese Studies Program reserves the right to use and exhibit submitted entries for non-profit purposes.


IV. Dates to Remember 

a) Last day of submission: March 7, 2020
b) Date of Announcement of Winners: March 16, 2020

V. Criteria for Judging Criteria

1. Interpretation and the clarity of the theme to the viewer (letter and motif) 30% 2. Creativity and originality of the depicted theme. 30% 3. Quality of artistic composition and overall design based on the theme. 30% 4. Overall impression of the art (the artwork stand on its own as a complete and outstanding work of art) 10% Some reasons for not being selected; 1. Poor color or image quality. the colors are not balanced, are washed out and are not representative of the original colors of the art. These images will be passed over quickly as they will not show well on the site. 2. Sloppiness. Works that are framed, are crooked, show backgrounds, watermarks or large and over-sized artist signatures.  
3. Incomplete or poorly written submission materials. submission with forms (written explanation on the letter art) that are incomplete, poorly written or need to updated or summarized. 

VI. Awarding of Prizes 

A: Junior Division 
1st Place Winner – 5000 pesos, Prize pack 
2nd Place Winner – 3000 pesos, Prize pack 
3rd Place Winner – 2000 pesos, Prize pack 

In case the winners come from Metro Manila and Luzon, Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s travel expenses plus accommodation for 1 night. 

In case the winners come from Visayas and Mindanao, the Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s round trip airfare ticket (including terminal fee), plus an accommodation for 2 nights. 

One of his /her parents or one teacher should accompany winners. 

B: Open Division 

1st Place Winner – 10000 pesos, Prize pack 
2nd Place Winner – 7500 pesos, Prize pack  
3rd Place Winner – 5000 pesos, Prize pack  

In case the winners come from Metro Manila and Luzon, Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s travel expenses plus accommodation for 1 night. 


In case the winners come from Visayas and Mindanao, the Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s round trip airfare ticket (including terminal fee), plus an accommodation for 2 nights. 

VII: Inquiries
Please email japanese.soss@ateneo.edu with the subject line: Kanakom

 VIII: Sample
 

Japanese say itadakimasu (いただきます)before they eat!

Ongaku (音楽)means music
She is a woman, or onna no hito (おんな の ひと)

Winners of the 3rd Philippine Kana Art Competition

Congratulations to the Winners of the 
3nd Philippine Kana Art Competition



Junior Division 
Out of 20 entries in total

First Prize

 
Mica Adriana C. Nangpi
Miriam College Lower School 

Second Prize

Sofia Marianne S. So
Grace Christian College

Third Place

Simon F. Penaroyo
San Jose Del Monte National High School 

Open Division
Out of 136 Entries in total

First Place



Justen Paul Tolentino
Far Eastern University

Second Place

Leda Pelegrina
University of the Philippines - Diliman 

Third Place

Jamia Mei Tolentino
University of the Philippines - Diliman


CONGRATULATIONS





Sunday, August 19, 2018

3rd Philippine Kana Art Competition

The Japanese Studies Program of the Ateneo de Manila University 
with the support of
The Japan Foundation Manila 

 invite everyone to participate in 
  3rd Philippine Kana Art Competition 2019 

I. Categories: 
A. Junior Division: ONLY ONE OF THE Hiragana CHARACTERS た、ち、つ、て、OR と
B. Open Division: ONLY ONE OF THE Katakana CHARACTERS タ、チ、ツ、テ、OR ト

II. Who may join? 

A. Junior Division: Elementary to High School Students
B. Open Division: College/University Students and Professionals

III. Mechanics 

1. Draw and make your own original “word associated kana character” in an A4-size paper, and mount the work on a 1/8 illustration board.
2. One character = one entry
3. Write simple sentence on how to remember the chosen character via word association.  This must be written on a 4 x 6 size index card and attached at the back of the illustration board mount
4. The associated word can be either in English, Filipino or Japanese.
5. Any medium for the entry is welcome (i.e. digital art, watercolor, pencil drawing, mix-media, etc.) 
6. Nothing should be written on the artwork side and other information must be written at the back of the illustration board mount.  
7. All artworks must be received at the Japanese Studies Program by 1 March 2019, via mail or personally delivered. 
Mail the entries to: 

Kanakon (Junior / Open Division) 2019
c/o Japanese Studies Program, 
2nd Floor Leong Hall
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City, 1108

Please include:

Full name:
School / Affiliation:
Contact Information:
Division Entry: 
FOR MINORS:
Please include
Full name of Guardian to accompany you if you win:
Contact Information of Guardian:

NOTE: To save to mailing fees, multiple entries can be sent together


8. The Japanese Studies Program and The Japan Foundation reserves the right to use and exhibit submitted entries for non-profit purposes.


IV. Dates to Remember 

a) Last day of submission: March 1, 2019
b) Date of Announcement of Winners: March 15, 2019

V. Criteria for Judging Criteria

1. Interpretation and the clarity of the theme to the viewer (letter and motif) 30% 2. Creativity and originality of the depicted theme. 30% 3. Quality of artistic composition and overall design based on the theme. 30% 4. Overall impression of the art (the artwork stand on its own as a complete and outstanding work of art) 10% Some reasons for not being selected; 1. Poor color or image quality. the colors are not balanced, are washed out and are not representative of the original colors of the art. These images will be passed over quickly as they will not show well on the site. 2. Sloppiness. Works that are framed, are crooked, show backgrounds, watermarks or large and over-sized artist signatures.  
3. Incomplete or poorly written submission materials. submission with forms (written explanation on the letter art) that are incomplete, poorly written or need to updated or summarized. 

VI. Awarding of Prizes 

A: Junior Division 
1st Place Winner – 5000 pesos, Prize pack 
2nd Place Winner – 3000 pesos, Prize pack 
3rd Place Winner – 2000 pesos, Prize pack 

In case the winners come from Metro Manila and Luzon, Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s travel expenses plus accommodation for 1 night. 

In case the winners come from Visayas and Mindanao, the Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s round trip airfare ticket (including terminal fee), plus an accommodation for 2 nights. 

One of his /her parents or one teacher should accompany winners. 

B: Open Division 

1st Place Winner – 10000 pesos, Prize pack 
2nd Place Winner – 7500 pesos, Prize pack  
3rd Place Winner – 5000 pesos, Prize pack  

In case the winners come from Metro Manila and Luzon, Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s travel expenses plus accommodation for 1 night. 


In case the winners come from Visayas and Mindanao, the Japanese Studies Program, ADMU will shoulder winner’s round trip airfare ticket (including terminal fee), plus an accommodation for 2 nights. 

VII: Inquiries
Please email japanese.soss@ateneo.edu with the subject line: Kanakom

Please see the samples of the past winners