Contributed by Mar Jay S. Delas Alas, PIA-Bataan
BALANGA CITY, Bataan – A team from Dinalupihan town bagged the first place in the PINTAserye: Banga Painting Competition of Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Region 3.
Renz Simsuangco, Ryan Carlone Mantilla and Julius Jay Malones received Php5,000 cash prize with certificates during the recent ASEAN Campus Forum held at Bataan Peninsula State University (BPSU).
Moreover, the Orion team composed of Kimberly Naga, Niel de Guzman, and Erik Apostol placed second receiving Php3,000 while the Orani team composed of Jude Rodriguez and Arthur Marcelo landed third, bringing home Php2,000.
A total of 12 teams consisting of members of arts group Guhit Pinas from different towns and city also participated in the competition.
PINTAserye was organized by PIA in partnership with Balanga City Tourism Office and Balanga City Tourism Council. It aims to resemble the spirit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in unifying diverse people towards one identity.
The competition served as an ancillary activity of the ASEAN Campus Forum of PIA in BPSU.