to be a repository of the awardwinning Works, recording the history of the development of Philippine literature over the years through the Palanca Awards. In making the Work(s) thus available to the public, the Sponsor intends purely to promote literary appreciation for and public awareness of such The Palanca Awards was established in 1950 to inspire and recognize Filipino writers, including poets, playwrights and screenwriters, and writers for children.
In the 1960s, the Palanca Awards Committee started to fund the publication of Palanca Awardwinning plays, and production funds were committed in 1975. [4 The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (Palanca Awards) was established in 1950. The heirs of Don Carlos Palanca, Sr. found it most fitting to commemorate his memory through an endeavor that would promote education and culture in the country.
MANILA, Philippines The list of this year's winners of the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards (CPMA) for Literature has been formally released. The award, now in its 64th edition, has historically For Senior High School (SHS) student Alpheus Matthew D. Llantero, winning a Palanca Award at a young age means aspiring to become better. I take this award as something that inspires me to become a better writer and to reach greater heights, he said. The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature winners for 2009 (rank, name of author, title of winning entry (italicized, in parentheses)).
The awarding ceremonies were held on September 1, 2009, at the Peninsula Hotel Manila in Makati City. Instituted in 1995, the Palanca Hall of Fame award is presented to a Palanca awardee who has achieved the distinction of winning five first prizes in the regular categories. TheKabataan Award of Distinction gives recognition to a Palanca awardee who wins four first prizes in this division.
PALANCA AWARDS 2016. This year's Gawad Dangal ng Lahi awardee Anotnio 'Tony' Mabesa says a few words before accepting his award. Photo by Vernise L. Tantuco The KABATAAN AWARD OF DISTINCTION is awarded to Palanca awardees who have won four (4) first prizes in the KABATAAN ESSAYKABATAAN SANAYSAY categories, regardless of division. First prize awards in the Kabataan EssayKabataan Sanaysay categories shall not be counted for purposes of the Hall of Fame Award.
Part of the awarding ceremony was the recognition of sixteentime Palanca awardee and Hall of Famer Jose Butch Dalisay, Jr. for his