Each individual yr, the nation celebrates the birth of the national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, by remembering his lifestyle and performs. As much as he expended his life dabbling in unique fields and techniques this sort of as the sciences, visual arts, journalism, and sports, it was his artistic and literary performs that really ignited and linked the drive with his countrymen and changed the program of Philippine record.

And as the country remembers Rizal on his 160th start anniversary, the Countrywide Commission for Tradition and the Arts (NCCA) Sentro Rizal is launching “Rizal @ 160 Tularawan” – a electronic artwork contest for Overseas Filipino youth that will attract inspiration from Rizals poems.

Contestants shall decide on one of the national heros will work that will be the resource of inspiration for their digital artwork. Some of the poems are: “Mi Ultimo Adios,” “Kundiman,” “A La Juventud Filipina,” Canto de Maria Clara,” “Goodbye to Leonor,” Mi Retiro,” “El Canto del Viajero,” “Me Piden Versos,” and El Agua y El Fuego.”

The contest is open to all Overseas Filipinos (residing exterior the Philippines) ages 18 to 35, with a proof of overseas residency on registration.

Each individual participant need to post only one particular entry via the Sentro Rizal website until eventually Oct 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM PHT. Late entries as indicated on the electronic time stamp will not be approved.

All entries will have to be designed digitally and introduced in different formats of stand-by yourself electronic artwork impression these kinds of as, but not limited to: Graphic poster, world wide web comedian, fractal art, info-moshing, dynamic portray, 2D laptop or computer graphics, 3D computer graphics, pixel art, digital pictures, photo-painting, manual vector drawing, integrated art, raster painting, and laptop-generated painting.

Five winners will get an official Winners certification and a income prize ranging from P10,000 to P50,000.

With the beginning anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal, this is a chance to show how Filipino artists are qualified and proficient even if they are not physically at household.