Saturday, July 24, 2010

NBW Theme for 2010 Celebration

In the PLAI NBOT meeting I attended last July 22, 2010, the final 2010 NBW Theme is
Pandaigdigang Pakikipag-ugnayan sa Pamamagitan ng mga Aklat at Impormasyong Teknolohiya at Komunikasyon
The Opening Ceremonies and Book Character Parade will be on November 24, 2010 at the National Library of the Philippines (NLP), T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita, Manila. Prizes are at stake for the best float as follows: 7k for the 1st Prize, 5k for the 2nd Prize, 3k for the 3rd Prize and three consolation prizes of 1.5k each.

Awarding of the winners in the Storytelling, Essay Writing and Poster Making contests will also be given during the program of the opening ceremony. The prizes are as follows: 4k for the 1st Prize, 3k for the 2nd Prize and 2k for the 3rd Prize. An additional consolation prizes of PhP 500 for six participants in the poster making contest.

The National Book Week (NBW) is being celebrated from November 24-30 as part and parcel of the month long activities of the Library and Information Services Month as per Proclamation no. 837 s. 1991 declaring the month of November 1991 and every year thereafter as "LIS Month".

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