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World Water Day 2022 Photo Art Contest

In celebration of World Water Day this coming March 22, 2022, the MIWD in partnership with its JV partners the Metro Pacific Iloilo Water and Metro Iloilo Bulk Water Supply Corporation, hosted the WWD22 Photo Art Contest at the Robinson’s Mall Pavia last March 19, 2022.

The top twelve photos will be exhibited at the Robinson’s Mall from March 19 up to March 27. The opening of the photo exhibit—as well as their judging and announcement of winners—happened together with the opening of the PGENRO’s exhibit last March 19, 2022, in celebration of Water Awareness Month.

Gracing the event and delivering their message of water resource awareness were MPIW/MIBWSC COO Engr. Rob Cabiles, Iloilo Provincial Government PENR Officer, Atty. Cesar Emmanuelle Buyco, Municipality of Pavia MENR Officer, Engr. Jolepe Suerte, and Robinsons Mall Pavia Operations Manager, Ms. Dianne Herrera.

Some of the top veteran, award-winning photographers and visual artists in the Iloilo photography scene were invited as judges for the photo contest, including Mr. Dyl Tolentino, Mr. Babak Niaraki and chief judge, Engr. Paul Chiongson.

The Third Placer for the contest was an entry from Mr. Jesse Villanueva, Second Place went to Ms. Therese Cainglet. The Third and Second placers won PHP 3,000 and PHP 5,000, respectively. Nabbing the first place and winning PHP 8,000 was Mr. Rizaldie Zambra, Jr..

Minor prizes were also given out, including three Manager’s Choice Awards—photos hand picked by the COO and General Managers of MIB, MPIW and MIWD. The Manager’s Choice Awards Winners were Marissa Olido, Jesse Villanueva, and Therese Cainglet.

Twenty winners of 500 pesos each are up for grabs, for the first 20 who submitted their entries. Winners will be announced via email,