If there’s one thing that’s true about the new normal, it’s that everyone needs to stick together to get through this. Standing as one and the Flipino virtue of malasakit needs to shine the most through these trying times.
It is from the same value of malasakit and bayanihan that Locally Blended Juice Drink—the first local brand of uniquely concocted drinks that come from indigenous fruits sourced from the rich and colorful Filipino soil—sought to find the most talented local artists who could also show their support and honor for our local farmers through art.
Last July, the brand put out a call for all kinds of artwork—digital, traditional, or even unconventional— through the #LivinLovinLocal Art Contest, which shows not only the drink, but also their love for the Philippines, all the beautiful things one can find in the country, and most importantly, honoring the hard work of our Filipino farmers and their produce.
“Filipinos are known for their resilience and creativity – and what better way to bring these two together than through art. We are truly amazed with the entries submitted to us. Each work of art is a showcase of talent, passion, and love for local!” said Gretchen King, Category Manager for Beverage.
Locally announced the winners of the contest on September 9: Athea Monique (@hysteriaprime) won the grand prize, with Grace Maligalig (@gracemaligalig) and Dyanna Mae Cañas (@dyannameowww) winning second and third place, respectively. The winners all got special prizes from Locally, as well as the opportunity to work with the brand in key education projects in the future.
Artists aspiring to show support for local and win prizes will have more chances, as Locally will still be hosting more Localove amazing art activities, as well as another round of the contest. For more updates and info on Locally’s promos, follow Locally on Facebook at facebook.com/LocallyPH and Instagram at @locally_ph.