Saturday, October 08, 2016

Mural Paintings Single Out La Carlota City in Tourism

image by Mike Gonzales/Wikipedia
The small city of La Carlota in Negros Island Region has a lot of beautiful places and natural spots to attract tourist all over the country and even the world. Recently the city observed the 3rd week of September as the tourism week with series of activities which may include the following a quiz for the elementary and secondary public and private schools, mural painting contest, immortal inspired (pictures), and "costumize" corner chair making,

New to this activity is mural painting contest. Sixteen talented artists of the city participated in the 2-day painting tilt. The participating contestants used the acrylic paint as their medium materials for painting. They used the perimeter fence of the Pax Academy, a private school serves as their canvas for the painting.

Since this contest is first ever that ever introduced as one of the contests in the observance of City Tourism Week, the tourism office hopes that by next year competition would be participated in by the talented boys and girls of the 23 elementary schools and 5 high schools.

The Mural Designs Contest Winners

Champion - Entry No. 6. Artist: John Michael Mirasol

First Runner Up - Entry No. 13, Artist:  Ryan Sales

2nd Runner Up - Entry No. 16, artist: Ismael Jallorina

Non-winning Entries:

A, Entries No. 1, 2, 3, and 4:

B. Entries No. 5, 7, 8, and 9:

C. Entries Number 10, 11, 12, 14, and 15.

Entry No. 12

The winners in the mural painting contest and other contests

A. Mural Design: Champion: John Michael Mirasol, 1st Runner Up: Ryan Sales, 2nd Runner Up: Ismael Jallorina. Consolation: Ronnel Gonzales, Ronald Bulao, Danilo Gatucao.

B. Corner Chair Making - Champion: Abraham Obero, 1st Runner Up: Jaime Vicera, 2nd Runner Up: Rodmar Gamilong. Consolation: Dann Gatucao, Joy Leoma.

C. Costume Making - Champion: Roberto Toledo, 1st Runner Up: AJ Aldeguer, 2nd Runner Up: Atong Tenorio. Consolation: MARIDEL Fernandez, Albert Mariano.

City Tourist Spots and Festivals

Tourists may find the following very historical like the iron dinosaur of Central Azucarera de La Carlota, centennial old Catholic Church of Our Lady of Peace, Mt. Kanlaon Park, Guintubdan Pavilion, Muscovado Sugar Mill Brick Chimney Ruins, Balay Daku. City festivals that attract more visitors are the Feast of Our Lady of Peace, Pasalamat Festival, and Christmas Festival of Lights and Music.

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