The Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council (JJWC) encourages children and youth in youth care facilities to showcase their talents in writing and delivering literacy pieces through joining the 9th Juvenile Justice and Welfare Consciousness Week Sabayang Pagbigkas Competition.
The competition aims to increase awareness of stakeholders on the concerns of children at risk (CAR) and children in conflict with the law (CICL) and the implementation of the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act through providing an opportunity for children and youth to voice out their requests and stories of
The Sabayang Pagbigkas is open to all CAR and CICL residents of Bahay Pag-Asa, Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth, and other youth-care facilities nationwide. Only one group/one entry per facility is allowed. The group must have at least five but not more than 15 members, it is open to all gender, ages 12 to 21 years old.
The literary piece must be in Filipino, written or composed by the group, and should focus on the theme: “Karapatan ng Bawat Bata sa Panahon ng Pandemya Siguruhin, Pagpapatupad ng Juvenile Justice Law Paigtingin!”.
The performance videos or entries will be judged based on the following criteria:
• Relevance to the theme – 40%
• Delivery (quality of voice, harmony, mastery, and stage presence) – 40%
• Originality– 10%
• Creativity (interpretation, choreography, props) – 10%
There will be top five winners, the top three of which will be requested to record their performance which will be showcased during the 9th JJWeek Culminating Event on November 27, 2020.
The top five winners will receive plaque of appreciation and cash prizes of P50,000 for 1st place, P30,000 for 2nd place, P20,000 for 3rd place and P5,000 each for the 4th and 5th place.
For the full mechanics, visit our website at www.jjwc.gov.ph.