Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature.
Joining him during the awards night held September 1, 2017, were (from left) Criselda Cecilio-Palanca and Carl Anthony Palanca of the Carlos Palanca Foundation; and the category’s judges Marco A.
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Held at The Peninsula Manila last Oct. 5, the 68th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature’s awarding ceremony gathered the biggest and brightest names in Philippine literature—winners.
The deadline for entries to the 64th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (Palanca Awards) is approaching, so aspiring and professional writers still have time to submit their creative literary works to the annual literary contest. Organized and sponsored by the Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc., the Palanca Awards is the country’s most prestigious and longest-running literary.
Established in 1950, the Carlos Palanca Awards for Literature honors the legacy of businessman and philanthropist Don Carlos Palanca Sr. It aims to develop and nurture Philippine literature by providing incentives for writers to craft their most outstanding literary work and to be a treasury of the Philippines’ literary gems and assist in its eventual dissemination.
OCTOBER 5, 2018 ─ It was a night of celebrating literary excellence as the 68th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature honored the authors of the competition’s winning entries earlier.
Established in 1950, the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature is the country’s longest-running literary competition. It is also the most coveted literary prize in the country, drawing anywhere from 700 to 1,000 entries each year.