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Samsung Instagram Contest Winners Announced; Pays Tribute to Late Nationalist Sculptor Eduardo Castrillo

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Samsung recently concluded their Instagram contest that puts focus on the works of Eduardo Castrillo, the late Nationalist Sculptor.

Eduardo Castrillo @ 50: Moving the Legacy Forward

The winners, Emman Foronda and Jet Velas, each won a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and a Gear VR for their submissions, winning best entry honors for the Professional and the Open Category respectively. Their winning photos are to be featured on Culture Explorer, a mobile application that uses augmented reality technology to help people, especially the youth, learn about historical landmarks in the Philippines.

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Jet Velas’ winning shot

The awarding took place at the Yuchengco Museum, during the opening of the exhibition Eduardo Castrillo @ 50: Moving the Legacy Forward, which pays homage to the nationalist sculptor’s contributions to the art industry. The display may be viewed until 24 November 2016.

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Emman Foronda’s winning shot

All runner-ups of the two categories each got to take home a Samsung Galaxy A5 2016. Android users can download the Culture Explorer application from Google Play Store for free, to view 360°images of monuments, churches and plazas located across the country, and gain a deeper insight on the Philippines’ rich heritage.

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