WINNERS: The 63rd Palanca Awards

MANILA, Philippines - The 63rd Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards is ongoing at the Rigodon Ballroom of the Peninsula Manila Hotel today, September 1. The program began at 7pm.

Rappler's MovePH columnist Shakira Sison is one of this year's awardees. (WATCH: Shakira Sison: The courage to write)

Here is the complete list of winners:

Regional Division

Short Story - Cebuano

Short Story - Hiligaynon

Short Story - Iluko

Essay

Kabataan Essay

Tula

Tulang Pambata

Maikling Kuwento

Maikling Kuwentong Pambata

Filipino Division

Nobela

Dulang Pampelikula

Dulang Ganap ang Haba

Dulang May Isang Yugto

Sanaysay

Kabataan Sanaysay

Poetry for Children

Short Story

Short Story for Children

Full-Length Play

One-Act Play

Poetry

 - Rappler.com