Math professor returns to Palanca stage, bags two more wins

It’s rare to find someone who excels in polar disciplines like Math and literature. But for Early Sol A. Gadong, the ability to do both requires the discipline to do what needs to be done at the right moment and the will to pursue one’s passion even when things get tough and complicated. Gadong, a […]


Polish your masterpiece now as 66th Palanca Awards issues last call for entries

​​​Aspiring Palanca awardees only have until the end of the month to polish their masterpieces as its organizer and sponsor, the Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc., has announced its last call for entries. Contenders are urged to submit before the deadline at midnight of April 30, 2016. This year’s Palanca Awards is accepting entries for the […]


66th Palanca Awards now accepting entries

The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (Palanca Awards), the country’s longest-running literary contest, is reaching out anew to all writers looking to showcase their literary genius. Now on its 66th year, its organizer and sponsor, the Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc. (Palanca Foundation), announced that it is now accepting entries for the Awards’ categories, which […]


Final call for entries to 65th Palanca Awards

​With the April 30 deadline fast approaching, the ​​Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature issues its final call for entries to the 65th Palanca Awards. Interested participants have until the end of the month to turn in their literary submissions to the country’s most prestigious and longest running literary competition.   The 65th Palanca Awards […]


Palanca Awards 2015 rules revised

The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (CPMA) announces that it has revised the rules governing the 65th year contest. In a message about the revised 2015 rules, CPMA Director General Sylvia Palanca-Quirino said, “The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature attaches hereto, the revised rules for the 2015 contest, superseding the rules earlier published […]


Award-winning play, Tungkol kay Angela, opens on February 2015

Winner of the Palanca Award and shortlisted for the BBC International Playwriting Competition, “Tungkol kay Angela”, by Joshua Lim So, tells the story of three individuals and how they, during the course of one night, form an altogether unreal reality. Presented by Destiyero Theater Commune, the play is set in the near future, when the […]


It’s that time of the year again: Carlos Palanca Awards now accepting entries

CARLOS PALANCA FOUNDATION, INC. CPMA RESEARCH FACILITY 6F Unit 603 Park Trade Center, 1716 Investment Drive Madrigal Business Park, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City 1770 E-mail: cpawards@palancaawards.com.ph  CARLOS PALANCA MEMORIAL AWARDS FOR LITERATURE RULES OF THE CONTEST – 2013 1. The contest is open from 1 March 2013 until 30 April 2013 to all Filipino citizens, […]