Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium

12 Nov'11
Sen. Jose Locsin Cultural and Civic Center

East Asia Royale Hotel

Main Categories

A niche blog that focuses on developments and news about Technology. But what is technology? In its most simple definition Technology refers to the tools and machines that are used to solve real-world problems. Such tools and machines need not be material in this sense it can be virtual. So a Technology Blog could be a blog about the Internet, software, mobile phones and television sets. Each are tools that are used to solve real-world problems.

A blog that focuses on the different aspects traveling for an extend period of time from point A to B. It may be a narrative or even an advice post focused on a trip or destination.

A blog that focuses on news and commentary about the entertainment industry. This covers the following areas of show business – from television shows, film, popular music and concerts. It may also cover personalities and people involved in show business.

Personal (Diary/Journal)
A blog that covers the personal. A diary or a journal a record and treasure chest of one’s thoughts and ideas. It could be on any topic from the food eaten this morning to national issues. The important thing is that it is one’s personal take on the issue.

Food and Beverage
A blog that focuses on the food and drink. The manner by which it is cooked, prepared or served. The history or chronicle of food and drink. A critique of how food is cooked and served. And even the personal experience of eating in a particular place or time. It could be scientific or literary as long as it is about Food & Beverage.

Home and Parenting
A blog that focuses on things about the family and raising children. It tackles family and parenting issues, shares the joys and pains of child-rearing, and chronicles family occasions.

A blog that focuses on how to live and enjoy life. It also covers how to improve one’s life and environment, shares news and events about lifestyle – alternative or mainstream, and highlights the best of what’s coming and what’s new.

A blog that represents or is the face of business. The posts we find here tackle the daily grind and important news of an enterprise. It will also contain news and updates about the business and its product or products.

A blog that reports and discusses events and issues about sports. Blogs in this category cover competitive sports – amateur or professional, individual or group.

Hobby and Recreation
A blog that focuses and discusses about pastimes and hobbies. It is the thing you do on your spare time and it may or may not be competitive. It could be about hiking a mountain or stitching a quilt. It could even be stamp collecting or keeping fishes called Green Terrors. It is something you enjoy doing in your spare time and not covered by the other categories. For example, a blog about basketball belongs to the Sports category but a blog about collecting basketball trading cards belongs to the Hobby/Recreation category.

Beauty and Fashion
A blog that focuses on the styles and customs of clothing and on beauty. In a sense this blog focuses and highlights a form of communal art through which the notions of good and beautiful to wear can be seen by the eye. It talks about, gives advise, and shows how beauty is taken cared of and even accentuated in order to look more pleasant to the eye. It provides a synthesis of how good fashion sense and a beauty regimen compliment each other.

Is a blog composed of photos chronologically arranged or posted. It is not a gallery but a post maybe composed of more than one photograph scanned from film or taken with a digital camera – cellphone, point-and-shoot; and DSLR.

Culture and Arts
This blog focuses on the different forms of art whether they be literary, visual, performance and musical art. The posts found in this blog could be a feature of a play; a post reporting on a cultural event, a review of a book or a critique of a play.

Society, Politics and History
This blog focuses on the commentary, analysis and reportage about current events, history, politics and society.

Videocast and Podcasts
Blogs that present information or share experiences or opinions through the aural and visual form. These are the items we download from the blog or delivered to us by RSS. They may span from one minute to an hour. ALL CONTENTS MUST BE ORIGINAL AND CREATED BY THE BLOG OWNER.

A blog that focuses on putting a smile on a readers face and/or a series of giggles of ha ha has from its readers. It is hard to do comedy whether it be witty or just being plain pleasantly silly.

A blog that actively supports a cause, causes or an idea. A blog that champions, advocates, argues, support, looks for support and even pleads for a cause whether it be social, political or ecological.

Poetry, fiction, and verse are practices and passions that also find themselves in blogs. Blogs can be nominated for the Literary category, where style, narrative, form, and literary merit are shared to the readers, whether it’s in the form of prose, verse, or song.