UN Philippines celebrates the Filipino youth's COVID-19-resilient spirit as depicted in art

The top 3 winners of the UN Philippines UN75 art contest were announced on Human Rights Day

The United Nations (UN) in the Philippines proclaimed the top three winners of the UN75 art competition dubbed "UNStoppable Youth: Shaping the Future We Want" at a live virtual Awards Ceremony held today, 10 December 2020, on Facebook Live.  

The winning artists are: Ibrahim Mamalampac (Grand Prize) for "Passion and Despair"; Herod Montiel (Second Place) for "Wear the Mask, Live the Life"; and Victor Emmanuel Carmelo II Nadera for "Ang Aming Dala-Dalahin"("What We Carry Around With Us").

Grand Prize winner
Grand Prize Winner, "Passion Over Despair," by Ibrahim Mamalampac


Second Place winner
Second Place Winner, "Wear the Mask, Live the Life," by Herod Montiel


Third Place Winner
Third Place Winner, "Ang Aming Dala-Dalahin," by Victor Emmanuel Carmelo II Nadera

The UN Philippines received about 439 entries from Filipino young artists all over the Philippines. All of the paintings and artwork depicting young Filipinos' aspirations for a better post-COVID-19 future are on display in an Interactive Virtual Exhibit created by the UN Philippines.

Three other Facebook Live events have been organized this year, which together with the art competition, aim to engage Filipinos in the UN75 campaign.

Learn more about the UN in the Philippines

UN Philippines website

UN Philippines Facebook

UN Philippines Twitter

UN Philippines Youtube

Take a tour of our Interactive Virtual Exhibit

Watch the recording of the Facebook Live Event

Written by
Teresa Debuque
National Information Officer
Teresa Debuque
UN entities involved in this initiative
United Nations Resident Coordinator Office