MANILA — An award-winning Filipino writer, editor, drama critic, playwright and visual artist will be conferred with the 2010 Pamana ng Pilipino Presidential Award by President Benigno Aquino III in Malacañang on December 14.
Randy Gener, who has published his works in publications in the US, Europe and Asia, will receive the award together with seven Filipino organizations, one foreign group, three foreigners and 13 Filipinos who are the recipients of the 2010 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas.
The Pamana Ng Pilipino Presidential Award is conferred “on Filipinos overseas, who, in exemplifying the talent and industry of the Filipino, have brought the country honor and recognition through excellence, dedication and distinction in the pursuit of their work and the advancement of their profession. They have displayed social consciousness in terms of manifesting strong community spirit, or leading and actively participating in projects and activities for the common good,” said the Commission on Filipino Overseas, which administers the Awards.
The recipients come from United States, Hong Kong, South Korea, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Australia, Germany and Canada.