Last Call for Entries to 64th Palanca Awards

Deadline for submission of entries is on April 30, 2014.


The Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc., sponsor and organizer of the annual Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, announces the final call for entries for the most prestigious and longest-running literary competition in the Philippines.


Open to all Filipino and former Filipino citizens, the 64th Palanca Awards is accepting entries in the following categories: Short Story, Short Story for Children, Essay, Poetry, Poetry Written for Children, One-act Play, and Full-length Play under the English Division; Maikling Kuwento, Maikling Kuwentong Pambata, Sanaysay, Tula, Tula para sa mga Bata, Dulang May Isang Yugto, Dulang Ganap ang Haba, and Dulang Pampelikula under the Filipino Division; and Short Story-Cebuano, Short Story-Hiligaynon, and Short Story-Iluko under the Regional Languages Division.

Submission of entries to the 64th Palanca Awards may be done online through the official website,


For more information, visit 511-0003 / (+63) 943-411-5486,  or email

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