April 2017

2017 MANINGNING POETRY COMPETITION EXTENDED TO APRIL 30, 2017

Submission of entries to the 2017 Maningning Miclat Trilingual Poetry Competition has been extended to April 30, 2017. Maningning Miclat was a poet of three languages, prize-winning artist, published essayist, and translator/interpreter. She was a teacher who could, despite the voguish American saying, “those who can’t, teach.” She passed on at age 28 in 2000.

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April 2017

2017 MANINGNING MICLAT POETRY AWARDS

The Maningning Miclat Art Foundation, Inc. (MMAFI), in cooperation with the Art Circle Gallery, is calling on young artists below 28 years old to submit their entries to the 2017 Maningning Art Competition. 2. There are three divisions in the awards: a) Filipino; b) English; c) Chinese.8. All entries should be submitted in four (4) copies, double spaced on 8 ½ x 11 inches bond paper with one inch margin on all sides and the page number typed consecutively, e.g., 1 of 10, 2 of 10, and so on, together with an electronic copy (CD or USB) of the poems.

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September 2016

2016 MANINGNING MICLAT ART COMPETITION TO ACCEPT ENTRIES

The Maningning Miclat Art Foundation, Inc. (MMAFI), in cooperation with the Art Circle Gallery, is calling on young artists below 28 years old to submit their entries to the 2016 Maningning Art Competition. The theme for this year is ‘Mother and Child’ and may be done in oil, watercolor, pen and ink, acrylic, brush and ink, or mixed media in Western or Oriental style. Entries must be framed. The minimum size is 45 cm x 60 cm (18 in x 24 in), and the maximum size is 60 cm x 90 cm (24 in x 36 in).

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April 2015

2015 MANINGNING MICLAT POETRY COMPETITION IS NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES

It has been 15 years since China-born Maningning Miclat, a poet of three languages, prize-winning visual artist, published book author, teacher and interpreter, passed on.Miclat, according to Julie Lluch, eminent sculptor and member of the board of trustees of the Maningning Miclat Art Foundation, Inc. (MMAFI), is "lithe, slim, graceful, Pinay na Pinay, yet very Asian."

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August 2014


2014 MANINGNING MICLAT ART TILT TO ACCEPT ENTRIES

The Maningning Miclat Art Foundation, Inc. (MMAFI), in association with The Art Circle Gallery and Erehwon Center for the Arts, will accept entries to the 2014 Maningning Art Competition on Sept. 4, gallery hours, at The Art Circle Gallery, 4th Level, Shangri-La Plaza, Edsa cor. Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong.

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April 04, 2013

2013 MANINGNING MICLAT POETRY TILT ON

The 2013 Maningning Miclat poetry competition is now accepting entries.

Miclat was a poet in three languages, a prize-winning artist, published essayist and a translator/interpreter. She was a teacher who could, despite the voguish American saying “those who can’t, teach.†She passed on at age 28 in 2000.

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August 2012

ANNOUNCING THE 2012 MANINGNING MICLAT ART COMPETITION

The Maningning Miclat Art Foundation, Inc. (MMAFI) in cooperation with the Liongoren Gallery and Sining Kamalig is calling on young artists aged 28 and below to enter their masterpiece to the 2012 Maningning Miclat Painting Competition. The art competition this year has a theme : “The Nation in my Mind/Ang Pangarap kong Bayan.†The artist can submit a representational or non-representational painting based on this theme.

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September 2, 2011

MANINGNING FOUNDATION @ 10 IN 2011
( Celebrating the 2011 Maningning Miclat Trilingual Poetry Awards & Concert)

Founded in 2001, the Maningning Miclat Art Foundation, Inc. (MMAFI) has been organizing activities aimed at encouraging creativity and recognizing, awarding, and nurturing outstanding and talented young poets and artists 28 years old and below, the same age when Maningning passed on. During odd numbered years, poetry competition in Filipino, English and Chinese is held and during even numbered years, painting competition, two fields in the arts where Maningning excelled.

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August 29, 2010

2010 Maningning Awards & SOTEM Booklaunch

Mario I. Miclat’s book, Secrets of the Eighteen Mansions (Anvil Publishing, 2010), longlisted at the 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize, will be launched during the 2010 Maningning Miclat Art Awards to be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 6:00 p.m. at the 3rd Level Exhibit Area, Shangri-La Edsa Plaza Mall.

The Maningning Miclat Awards, on its 8th year, will proclaim the winners of the Maningning Painting Competition for artists age 28 below with the grand winner receiving PhP28,000.00 and a Julie Lluch sculpture trophy.

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October 1, 2009

2009 Maningning Award Winners Proclaimed

It was an evening to remember. Mikael de Lara Co, Kristian Sendon Cordero and Chen Liang were proclaimed winners in the English, Filipino and Chinese categories of the 2009 Maningning Miclat Poetry Awards held at UP Abelardo Hall on September 24. Held together with the awarding was a shimmering and nostalgia-filled concert of well-loved Filipino classics by the Mabuhay Singers and Banaue Miclat.

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August 21, 2009

MABUHAY! BANAUE AT ABELARDO

China-born Banaue Miclat will perform in a concert entitled “Mabuhay! Banaue at Abelardo†after finishing Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. The concert will be held in conjunction with the 2009 Maningning Miclat Poetry Awards on September 24 at the Abelardo Hall, U.P. Diliman.

In the concert, elder and younger generations of Filipino singers will be represented by the Mabuhay Singers and Banaue.

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September 21, 2008

Arts, Poetry and Music at the 2008 Maningning Miclat Awards

The Maningning Miclat Art Foundation, in cooperation with the Art Circle Gallery and Shangri-la Plaza, will toast the winners of the 2008 Maningning Miclat Art Competition in an evening of arts, poetry and music on September 24, 2008 at the Art Plaza of the Shangri-la Plaza Mall.

The grand prize winner shall receive an exquisite glass sculpture trophy by world renowned artist, Ramon Orlina, plus PhP28,000.00 cash and a special collector’s edition of “Beyond the Great Wall: A Family Journal†by Mario, Alma, Maningning and Banaue Miclat. The book was awarded the National Book Award for Biography last year by the Manila Critics’ Circle in cooperation with the National Book Development Board.

Thirty eight paintings shall compete for the award. They have been chosen for exhibit/sale at Shangri-La Plaza Mall from September 19 to 30 out of more than 80 entries coming from around 20 universities, colleges and schools.

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June 11, 2008

2008 Maningning Miclat Art Competition

The Maningning Miclat Art Foundation is calling on young artists aged 28 and below to prepare their masterpiece for entry to the 2008 Maningning Miclat Painting Competition. Awarding is scheduled to be held on September 24 this year at the Shangri-La Edsa Plaza.The grand prize for this open art competition consists of a Ramon Orlina glass sculpture trophy and a PhP 28.000.00 cash. Shortlisted entries will be exhibited from September 17 to 30.

Entries may be submitted on September 13-15, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Art Circle Gallery, Shangri-La Edsa Mall. The painting entries may be done in oil, watercolor, pen and ink, acrylic, brush and ink, or mixed media in Western or Oriental style. Three-dimensional works are allowed, provided the final product is wall-bound. No specific theme is required. Entries must be original and executed in 2007-2008. Entries must be framed with the minimum size of 45 cm x 60 cm and maximum size of 120 cm x 180 cm or equivalent area without the frame.

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October 20, 2007

2007 Maningning Miclat Poetry Awards Night

Three young poets, two Filipinos and a Chinese, were proclaimed winners of the 2007 Maningning Miclat Trilingual Poetry Awards by 2 National Artists for Literature, Virgilio Almario and Bienvenido Lumbera in an evening of poetry and music held at Philamlife Theater on September 26. The event which featured the singing prowess of the beautiful and accomplished singer-composers Cynthia Alexander, Susan Fernandez and Girl Valencia earned accolades for the seamless and outstanding direction by thespian Joel Saracho and his assistant, Geraldine Villamil..

Chen Siyuan of Guangdong, China, Erica Clariz delos Reyes of Ateneo de Manila University, and Raymond John de Borja of the University of the Philippines won in the Chinese, Filipino and English language categories of the 2007 Maningning Miclat Poetry Awards.

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August 29, 2007

Finalists named in the 2007 Maningning Miclat Poetry Awards

Nine finalists in the 2007 Maningning Miclat Poetry Competition in Filipino, English and Chinese have been named and will vie for the grand prize to be awarded during the poetry awards and musical concert to be held at the Philamlife Theater, UN Avenue on Wednesday, September 26, 2007, at 7:00 P.M.

The finalists in the English division of the competition are Mark Anthony Cayanan, Raymond John A. de Borja, and Joy Anne Icayan; in the Filipino division are Mark Anthony Sy Angeles, Carlos M. Piocos III, and Erica Clariz C. de los Reyes. All 3 finalists, Chen Si Yuan, Chen Wei and Zhang Hui Chao, in the Chinese division of the competition came from Guangdong province which sent the most number of entries. Other entries were received from the Chinese capital, Beijing, as well as from the provinces of Shanxi, Gansu, Fujian and Chejiang. Entries were also received from Vietnam and the Philippines.

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July 24, 2007

POETRY AWARDS & CONCERT AT PHILAM

The Maningning Miclat Art Foundation is proud to present “MANINGNING : AN EVENING OF POETRY AND MUSIC†at Philamlife Theater. The occasion will celebrate and award the winners of the 2007 Maningning Miclat Poetry Competition in Filipino, English and Chinese, and present a musical concert by three of the most talented and celebrated singers in the country -- Cynthia Alexander, Susan Fernandez, and Girl Valencia.

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May 1, 2007

BANAUE IN EXCELSIS!

Banaue Miclat's benefit concert featured in The Philippine STAR

The complete text of the article can be read in the announcements section or downloaded here as a pdf.

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