Monday, July 18, 2016

Batang Lampara, Batang Kuwentista: Lampara Storytelling Competition 2016

On its fifth year, Lampara Publishing House and the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) are once again hosting Batang Lampara, Batang Kwentista, a storytelling competition with creative workshops designed to enhance the participants’ storytelling and performance skills.

Register now to begin a fun journey of learning, self-discovery and the exciting process of story-telling to regale audiences with some of the most loved and value-laden children’s tales!


1. Application forms are available at all PRECIOUS PAGES outlets in Metro Manila, and the PETA Theater Center located at No. 5 Eymard Drive, New Manila Quezon City. Interested applicants may also email   to request for an electronic copy of the form.

2. Fill out the registration form and submit to any of the PRECIOUS PAGES outlets or to the PETA Theater Center with the following:
a. Photocopy of school registration form 
b. 2x2 photo 
c. Registration fee of P 400.00 which will cover workshop and cost of material

Deadline of Registration is on August 19, 2016.


The competition is open in two categories:
Category A for children Grades 1-4
Category B for children Grades 5-7

Each school may send up to 3 participants per category.

1. Storytelling workshop and selection of finalists
Registered participants should be available to join a 4-hour workshop to be held at the PETA Theater Center. The performance showcase at the end of the workshop shall determine the 10 finalists for each category. Announcement of finalists will be on September 5, 2016.

2. Finalists’ Workshop.
All finalists will be invited to join a 1-day storytelling workshop on September 9, 2016 to be conducted by PETA ARTIST-TEACHERS to prepare them for the finals.

3. Finals.
The finals will be held during the Manila International Book Fair on September 16, 2016 at the SM Mall of Asia SMX Convention Center.  

The top three winners will receive cash prizes as follows:
1st Prize  P 15,000.00
2nd Prize P 10,000.00
3rd Prize P 7,000.00

Plus trophies, certificates and gift packs from Lampara Publishing House, Inc. for winning storytellers and their respective coaches.

For more information, contact:

0916-6067756 (Justin Castillo)
(02) 725-6244 loc 23,
(02) 410-0821 to 22

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