The Philippine Educational Theater Association, the country’s pioneering company in the use of theater for education, joins one of the country’s biggest publishing companies, Lampara Publishing House, in holding “Kuwentong Bata, Kuwentistang Bata: the 2014 Lampara Children’s Storytelling Competition.”
Peta is also enriching the competition, now on its third year, with creative workshops to enhance the participants’ storytelling and performance skills.
Register now to begin a fun journey of learning, self-discovery and telling of some of the most exciting and value-laden children’s stories.
Application forms are available in all Precious Pages NCR outlets and the Peta Theater Center located at No. 5 Eymard Drive, New Manila Quezon City. Or e-mail [email protected] t o request for an electronic copy of the form.
Fill-up registration form and submit to any of the PRECIOUS PAGES outlet or to the PETA Theater Center with the following: photocopy of student ID and school registration form; registration fee of P400 to cover workshop and materials costs.
The competition will have two categories: Category A Grades 1-4; and Category B Grades 5-7.
Each school may send up to 3 participants per category.
Registered participants should be available to join a four-hour workshop to be held at the Peta Theater Center on September 5, 2014. The performance showcase at the end of the workshop will determine the 10 finalists for each category.
Announcement of finalists will be on September 8, 2014.
The coaches/parents of all selected participants should be available to attend the orientation for the rules and mechanics of the competition and a children’s rights education session on September 14, 2013.
All finalists will be invited to join a one-day storytelling workshop on September 14, 2013 to be conducted by a Peta Artist-Teacher to prepare them for the finals.
The finals will be held during the Manila International Book Fair on September 21, 2014 at the SM Mall of Asia SMX.
The prizes are P15,000 (first), P12,000 (second) and P7,000 (third), plus trophies, certificates and gift packs from Lampara Publishing House, Inc. for the winning storytellers and their respective coaches.
For more information, contact the LAMPARA STORYTELLING SECRETARIAT (02) 7256244, (02) 4100821 to 22, 0916-4376551 (Rexie Quizon), 0915-5813005 (Mark Lim), or e-mail [email protected]