• Veronica Pulumbarit

WHO launches art competition: 'Our World: Different but Better'

The World Health Organization (WHO) in the Philippines has launched an art competition on how youths think the new normal can be a better normal.

WHO said the competition, part of its 75th anniversary celebration, seeks to tap into the youth's "spirit, courage, and creativity in envisioning a better Philippines that we deserve."


The competition is open to Filipinos ages 18 to 24 years old and artists who have not yet had a solo exhibition.


The theme of the competition is “Our World: Different but Better.”


It seeks to determine how youths envision a better normal and how they think the country can emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis.


The grand prize includes P30,000 financial assistance and a chance to hold an exhibit in an alternative art space.


Click here to know the details of the art competition.


COVID-19 in PH


Based on the September 18 update of the WHO in the Philippines, the total confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in the country has reached 279,526.


Out of these cases, 65,906 are active, including the 3,257 new cases documented on September 18.


Unfortunately, there are 47 newly reported cases of deaths, bringing the total COVID-19 related deaths to 4,830.


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