Sorsogon hosts first regional art fest


By Felix “Boy” Espineda, Jr.

ROMPEOLAS, Sorsogon City – Homegrown artist from Bicol Region displayed their prowess in artistic interpretation depicting their artistry in a 4 x 6 landscape canvass using brush focusing on the theme, “Experiencing the Wonders of Sorsogon”.

The competition is one of the events of the Kasanggayahan Festival 2019 month-long celebration attracting forty-nine entries from three members and a coach. According to Joey Hugo concept in-charged together with his group, it is a thematic presentation of how the youthful artist’s conceptual appreciation of the wonders surrounding

Sorsogon. National and regional art winners are excluded from participating in the competition exposing budding artist talent how to translate their ideas, views, appreciation of their surroundings and their minute detailing of hand strokes in taking a curve, expressive eyes, hand contours aside from how they will make the end product as realistic as possible. They have to merge with color harmony

The group behind the idea of the art fest is the pride of the school districts of the province.

The art fest was open to all senior high school and tertiary students instructed to have a novel presentation to avoid a contest from other participants for infringement of ideas. They were given leeway to present a realistic and abstract style as long as the work is representational in form is for the artist to consider and all artworks will be displayed prominently in a designated space at the baywalk.

Relevance to the theme, color harmony, originality, creativity and the overall impact will be the basis for judging and their masterpieces will be donated to the provincial museum of Sorsogon. Cash incentives for the top three artwork go to the winners and a certificate, another five entries will receive consolation prizes plus a certificate is up for the non-winners.

The winners will be announced on October 4, 2019. []


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