Friday, January 18, 2013

ArtsWork Cebu 2013 | Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. and Ateneo de Manila University

Extended Application for ArtsWork Cebu
           Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) Culture & Heritage and the Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU)-School of Humanities announces the extension of submission of application requirements for the annual Ateneo Arts Workshop Cebu (ArtsWork Cebu) until January 31RAFI and AdMU-School of Humanities will hold this year's ArtsWork Cebu on April 22 to 26 at Casa Gorordo Museum, Cebu City.
            The five-day activity is an opportunity for high school students from Cebu to participate in any of the three art workshops:
      a) Creative Writing: The Literary Essay;
      b) Theatre Arts: Basic Acting and Stage Performance; and
      c) Visual Arts: Introduction to Drawing and Painting.Lecturers from AdMu will facilitate the workshops.
            Facilitators of the workshops are Martin Villanueva, a two-time Palanca Awardee and coordinator of AdMu’s Creative Writing Program; Laura Cabochan, a young theatre actress and moderator of the Ateneo Blue Repertory; and Jason Moss, a contemporary visual artist and a lecturer for the Industrial Design program at AdMU. Since 2010, young artists from both private and public high schools have joined the workshops. Its aim is to make the participants discover their artistic potential and develop self-confidence.
            A minimal fee of PhP 500 serves as registration fee. The fee will be collected on the first day of the workshop. Application requirements include a filled-out application form; a letter of recommendation from the principal, which states the applicant’s artistic ability, character, leadership skills, and academic standing; and a sample of the student's artistic work (for Creative Writing and Visual Arts).
            Applicants can get a copy of the ArtsWork Cebu 2013 application form and a sample recommendation letter from their school principal or director. The organizers sent copies to over 40 schools in Metro Cebu and key cities in Central Visayas. The requirements can be sent to Casa Gorordo Museum c/o Maybellane Sanchez, Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc.(RAFI), 35 Lopez Jaena Street, Cebu City.
            The collaboration between RAFI and AdMU-School of Humanities is based on a shared mission that educating the next generation about the arts and fostering their creative ideas is essential for nation building.
For more information about ArtsWork Cebu, please call 418-7234 local 703 and look for KarI Hegel Damayo, or visit or

So what are you waiting for my dear young artists out there, come and join ArtsWork Cebu 2013 to level-up your skills... ^_^