Created and established under Section 42 of the Republic Act 10066 or Heritage Law, its main purpose is the promotion of Philippine arts, culture, and language throughout the world.



In celebration of Jose Rizal’s 160th Birth Anniversary that coincides with the 10th anniversary of the establishment of Sentro Rizal, the NCCA, in partnership with the 35 Sentros Rizal across the globe, presents RIZAL@160 TULARAWAN Digital Art Contest 2021 for Overseas Filipino Youth.

The contest is open to Overseas Filipinos ages 18 to 35, and aims to encourage contest participants to immerse in Dr. Jose Rizal’s poetry and transform his literature to original creative digital artworks. RIZAL@160 TULARAWAN runs from 19 June 19 to 15 October 2021. The winning entries will be announced in December in time for the commemoration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos and the 125th anniversary of Jose Rizal’s Martyrdom.

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Inquiries and submission of entries may be coursed through the Sentro Rizal nearest your city/country of residence: