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Health for All, One for Health: Online Photography Contest

Posted on 02/20/19 in General News

 Health for All, One for Health!: Online Photography Contest 

This year, become an advocate for children's health care by joining Operation Kalinga's (Virlanie's health and wellness campaign) online photography contest. Join us in advocating for children's right to accessible and affordable quality healthcare and win prizes!


Contest Mechanics: 

1. The contest is open to all Filipino amateur and professional photographers of all ages. Each contestant may only submit one (1) photo each. To join, fill up the form HERE and submit your entry.

2. Entry period is from February 21 – March 11, 2019; 12:00 MN PST

3. Entries must follow the theme “Together for children’s total health care”, Operation Kalinga’s tagline, and must show children in the streets or poor communities who show joy and need accessible and available quality health care

4. All submissions must be in digital format and in full color only, with a maximum file size of 20 MB. Photos should be at least 300 dpi, in JPEG format and may either be in portrait or landscape orientation.

5. Format the filename of your submission to: Title of Photo_Name of Contestant.jpg

6. Submit your photo with a caption telling the story of or behind the photo in not more than 100 words.

7. Once the entry is submitted, the contestant must agree to give Virlanie the rights to use the photos for Operation Kalinga’s campaign materials and promotion.

8. The photos will also be uploaded on our Facebook page along with your name, the title of your photo, and photo caption as part of the contest. The photo must receive enough “heart” reactions to complete the criteria below.

9. The photos will be judged based on the following criteria:

a. Relevance to the theme – 30%
b. Creativity and Composition – 30%
c. Story of the photo – 20%
d. Number of “heart” reactions – 20%

10. Contest winners will be announced one week before the Health for All, One for Health event, and will be notified through email. The top 10 photos will be printed and exhibited at Operation Kalinga’s forum event for all the guests to see, and the top three will be invited to the event and awarded the following prizes:

a. First prize: PHP5,000.00 and a certificate
b. Second prize: PHP3,000.00 and a certificate
c. Third prize: PHP 1,500.00 and a certificate



For further queries about the competition, you may send your questions via email to 

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