APPAS launches logo design competition


    Ms. Rosario C. Tala is the chief culture and arts officer of the venue operations division of the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ production and exhibition department.

    According to Ms. Tala: “The Association of the Philippine Performing Arts Spaces (APPAS) is an association of performing arts spaces in the Philippines informally established twelve years ago in February 2018 as the Philippine Performing Arts Centers Consortium (PhilPACC). This was spearheaded by the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

    “APPAS envisions a diverse arts infrastructure ecosystem that engenders the best environment to create and experience the performing arts. Its mission is to contribute to the enhancement of the Filipino artists-audience encounter through the revitalization and synergy of performing arts spaces.

    “The association also aims to pursue efficient, effective and responsive management of performing arts spaces and curatorship of content and programming.

    “An organization in its formative years, APPAS is still a work in progress finding its path towards a stable and legal identity; thus the launch of a Logo Design-making competition.

    “The contest is open to all graphic artists/designers. CCP employees and their relatives up to the 3rd degree of affinity or consanguinity are disqualified from joining the competition.

    “Each contestant must submit only ONE entry.

    “Submitted entry must be a single work of original design created solely by the contestant for this competition

    “The design must not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the logo, graphic or any portion thereof.

    “Entries should be in digitized format (at least 300 dpi in Adobe portable document format (pdf). The raw file of the digital artwork should be drawn and illustrated in A4 size using Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator”.

    Here are more information regarding the submission of files in the following formats: Flat pdf format, minimum size 12cm x 12cm, minimum resolution 300 dpi (revised from: Flat jpeg format, minimum 300 pixels).

    The filename is your name and artwork title. Example: juandelacruz_logo-color.pdf, juandelacruz_logo-bnw.pdf, juandelacruz_banner.pdf, etc.

    This should include a logo design description of not more than 500 words.

    By submitting their entry, contestants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the APPAS and its officers, members and staff from any claims, losses and damages arising out of their participation in this contest.

    APPAS has the right to verify the validity and originality of any entry, and reserves the right to disqualify any contestant who submits entry that is not in accordance with the entry rules and regulations.

    Only one (1) winner will be announced on March 13, 2020 at the official FB account of APPAS.

    The winning design may be subject to revisions based on discussions with and inputs from the APPAS board of directors and management before it is finalized

    A prize of P25,000.00, donated by the Friends for Cultural Affairs of the Philippines (FCCP) awaits the winner.

    Ms. Tala further states that the deadline for the submission of entries is on February 28, 2019, 5:00pm.

    Send your entries through email at or submit them at the CCP Booking Office, 2nd Floor, Cultural Center of the Philippines, CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City and look for Ms. Vicky Lago.

    For more information, please contact Ms. Vicky Lago, APPAS Secretariat at or, or call at 8832 1125 loc 1404.

    Oh my gosh…..that’s only a week from today… hurry up with your fine ideas and submit an entry !

    Work on it this weekend and have fun by doing so !!!


    The Friends for Cultural Concerns of the Philippines is organizing a fashion show on Monday, February 24,2020 at 6 pm. At the Shangri-la Hotel in Makati.

    Entitled : “Philippine Couture,” the show features of works of six exciting “youngish” fashion designers.

    “Philippine Couture”, the fashion show, is a brainchild of FCCP president, Mimi Valerio with member Nelia Sarcol as chairperson.

    See you there!