LATEST STORIES

Art Bongawan: VAC 30 3rd prize winner and exemplary son

Soft-spoken Artemio "Art" Bongawan, Jr. looks just like any "ordinary" student. He does not act or dress up in a weird, hippy-like, or flamboyant style commonly associated with art majors. Read more >>

VAC 31 Roadshow kicks off in Davao

The 31st DPC-PLDT Visual Arts Competition (VAC 31) kicked off its national roadshow in Davao City on Nov. 15. Read more >>

DPC and PLDT launch 31st Visual Arts Competition

The much-awaited painting competition for young artists is back! Read more >>

"History of Democracy" Painting by Alfredo Martirez of PUP Wins VAC 30 Grand Prize

"History of Democracy", an acrylic painting by Alfredo Martirez of Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) was adjudged the grand prize winner of the 30th DPC-PLDT Visual Arts Competition (VAC 30). Read more >>

PLDT REJOINS DPC AS CO-SPONSOR OF VISUAL ARTS COMPETITION

The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) is back as co-sponsor of the Visual Arts Competition, now on its 30th year. Read more >>

30TH VISUAL ARTS COMPETITION LAUNCHED

The 30th Visual Arts Competition (VAC 30) is on! Read more >>

NEWS ARCHIVES

Calling all Student Photographers!: Cash Prizes and Cameras at Stake at the 28th Visual Arts Competition - Tanggera.com

Hey student photographers! Now's your chance to not just take home P80,000 in cold cash, a Canon EOS 550D DSLR camera, a special trophy designed by sculptor Impy Pilapil (believe me, she's famous) - your winning photograph will be featured on the covers of major telephone directories al Read more >>

28th Visual Arts Competition: "Scenes from My Hometown

It was on Oct. 16, 2013 when the Directories Philippines Corporation (DPC) and the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) launched the the 28th edition of their annual Visual Arts Competition (VAC 28) in Gateway Mall, Cubao, Quezon City. Read more >>

The 28th Visual Arts Competition: Cash Prizes and Cameras at Stake! - Unbox.ph

The annual National Student Art Competition, conducted by the Directory Philippines Corporation (now re-branded as YP) and PLDT, has just launched their new theme for the year. Read more >>

Could Your Photos Be Worth P700,000? - Juice.ph

Are you one of those young creative new breed of Filipino photographers who lug around a bulky camera to capture picture perfect moments? Now your photos can be something more than just a Facebook upload. Read more >>

"Saranggola" Graces Directory Covers

Every year, the DPC and PLDT companies hold a nationwide competition for young photographers to have a chance at the cover of the prestigious White and Yellow Pages. For its 28th year, the Visual Arts Competition had "Scenes from My Hometown" as its central theme. Read more >>

29th DPC-PLDT Visual Arts Competition Launched at SM North EDSA

The 29th DPC-PLDT Visual Arts Competition (VAC 29) was launched at the SM North EDSA Annex Event Area on January 21 in the presence of faculty and students from several schools in Metro Manila, along with representatives of Directories Philippines Corporation (DPC) and the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT). Read more >>

PLDT and DPC Launches 29th Visual Arts Competition!

As seen in http://www.kumagcow.com/2015/01/pldt-and-dpc-launches-29th-visual-arts.html THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2015 We were a Read more >>

PLDT & DPC WANTS YOUR PHOTO TO BE THE COVER OF THE YELLOW PAGES

We all have the yellow pages in the house, perhaps you may rarely touch it now since technology has grown to simply search everything online. Read more >>

Winner Nabs 2 Major Prizes at the 28th Visual Arts Competition

Every year, the DPC and PLDT companies hold a nationwide competition for young photographers to have a chance at the cover of the prestigious White and Yellow Pages. For its 28th year, the Visual Arts Competition had "Scenes from My Hometown" as its central theme. Read more >>

The 29th Visual Arts Competition's prizes will make you want to be a student all over again!

It's back, it's on and it's better than ever. The 29th Visual Arts Competition - one of the longest running student art competitions in the country has opened its doors once again for aspiring student photographers ages 15-24. Read more >>


Win 100,000 pesos in cash by joining this year's DPC-PLDT Visual Arts Competition

As an art student, winning a national art competition can definitely give you a lot confidence and edge in your career. It's important that young artists and aspiring photographers to join these competitions, because by joining these competitions, you can learn a lot! through your competitors and it can enhance your competitive skills. Read more >>

The 29th Visual Arts Competition goes to Cebu!

The 29th DPC-PLDT Visual Arts Competition (VAC 29) got a rousing Read more >>

VAC 29 gets grand welcome in Batangas

The VAC 29 Secretariat took its show on the road once again and, just like last year, reaped a bumper crop of eager young talent in Batangas. Read more >>

Past Meets Present: The 29th Visual Arts Competition

Do they still hold those poster-making contests in schools? I remember way back when I was in High School, I used to be an eager participant every time our SSL holds a poster-making competition. Read more >>

Bataan Goes for Gold in VAC 29!

Will a Bataan school do its province proud anew in the 29th DPC-PLDT Visual Arts Competition (VAC 29)? That was the question in everyone's mind as the VAC 29 North Luzon Roadshow got underway at the Bataan Tourism Center in Balanga, Bataan on Feb. 12. Read more >>

Bataan event marks milestone in VAC-DOT partnership

For four years now, the Visual Arts Competition (VAC) has been partnering with the Department of Tourism and the Tourism Promotions Board in pushing local destinations and culture among Filipinos. Read more >>

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

In response to appeals from schools in brownout-beleaguered areas in the country, which have been having a hard time uploading their entries, we are extending the deadline for submission to 11:59pm, February 25. Read more >>

Preliminary Judging Completed. 50 Finalists to Be Announced on March 12!

In less than three weeks, we will know the grand prize winner of the 29th DPC-PLDT Visual Arts Competition (VAC 29)! Read more >>

Early Bird T-shirt Promo Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the Early Birds! As they say, the early bird catches the worm. Read more >>

"Sa May Kanayunan" UP Diliman Film Student Garners VAC 29 Grand Prize

"Sa May Kanayunan", by Jean Cheryl Tagyamon, was awarded the grand prize of the 29th Visual Arts Competition (VAC 29) of Directories Philippines Corporation (DPC) and the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) at the SM Megamall on March 24. Read more >>

Here are the VAC 29 Finalists! Vote for your favorites NOW!

Here we go, folks! The top 50 has been announced! And with that, we're also opening our site for online voting! It's a crazy whirlwind (and fun) mechanism where we open the finalist to everyone for public scrutiny. Read more >>

Photo Exhibit of VAC 29 Finalists Goes on the Road!

The national roadshow of the photographic exhibition, featuring the 50 Finalists of the 29th DPC-PLDT Visual Arts Competition (VAC 29), got off the ground for north and central Luzon on April 10-12 at SM City Clark. Read more >>

The VAC 29 photo exhibit travels south!

After attracting crowds of students, photo buffs, shoppers and families in SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City, SM City Clark in Pampanga and SM City Sta. Rosa in Laguna, the 50 VAC 29 finalists started the Visayan leg of its roadshow this morning at SM City Cebu. Read more >>