Rizalstrasse: Tulaan sa FB 2011

by cybat12 ()

Tulaan sa Facebook 2011 celebrates Rizal


This year’s Tulaan sa Facebook will celebrate Rizal’s 150 years. 


Together with the Goethe-Institut Philippines, or the German Cultural Center, the Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika at Arte (LIRA) will again be launching the poetry contest using facebook as a medium. Titled Rizalstrasse, or Rizal Street in English, Tulaan sa Facebook 2011 will center on Rizal’s works such as A las flores de Heidelberg, Noli me tangere, and his other experiences in Germany. Everybody is invited to submit their works in the form of the Diona, a short native Filipino poetry form that has only 3 lines, with each line having 7 syllables and rhyming with each other.


As entries, the poems will be posted on the wall page of Rizalstrasse: Tulaan sa Facebook 2011. Deadline for the contest is on October 31, 2011. There will be 3 winners, with the 1st prize receiving 3 thousand pesos, two thousand and one thousand for the 2nd and 3rd prizes. Their names will be announced on November 16 at the Conspiracy bar in Quezon City during LIRA’s monthly poetry night. 


This year’s winners will also be receiving free German language lessons from the Goethe-Intitut.


There will be 3 winners, with prizes:

1st Prize: 3,000 plus one free German language course

2nd prize: 2,000 plus one free German language course

3rd prize: 1,000 plus one free German language course

Provided that there are a lot of good entries. There will also be a chapbook to be released.


Contest start: September 1, 2011

Deadline will be Oct 31, 2011.


To join:

1. Join the facebook group “Rizalstrasse: Tulaan sa Facebook 2011”.


2. Then Join the event Rizalstrasse: Tulaan sa Facebook 2011 (Hatid ng LIRA at Goethe Institut)


3. Post your entry(Diona) on the wall of the Group or of the Event.

4. Participants can post as many entries as they wish.