Emman Foronda with user name @emmanforonda and Jet Velas, @jetvelas, were adjudged winners of Yuchengco Museum’s Instagram contest Culture Connect: Castrillo @50.
Each won a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and a Gear VR for submitting the best entry for the Professional and the Open Category respectively.
Their winning photos will be featured in Culture Explorer, a mobile application that uses augmented reality technology to help people, especially the youth, learn about historical landmarks in the Philippines.
All runner-ups of the two categories each got to take home a Samsung Galaxy A5 2016.
The exhibition Eduardo Castrillo @ 50: Moving the Legacy Forward, pays homage to the nationalist sculptor’s contributions to the art industry. The display may be viewed until November 24.
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.