The National Book Development Board (NBDB) will implement Booklatan sa Bayan: Training Workshop on Illustrating Children’s Stories on February 19-20, 2020 in San Jose, Antique. The event aims to equip target participants with skills essential to the art of illustrating stories intended for young readers.

Interested illustrators who want to serve as a Resource Speaker in the 2-day event are advised to e-mail (Subject Title: SURNAME_SPEAKER_BSB ANTIQUE) the following requirements to fmetd@nbdb.gov.ph not later than 5:00 PM of January 22, 2020 (Wednesday):

1. Curriculum vitae (highlight previous engagements related to the topic);
2. Bionote;
3. Copy of valid government-issued ID;
4. Copy of recent NBDB Certificate of Registration; and
5. Proposed program (outline clear objectives and exercises/outputs per session).

The prescribed template and sample of the proposed program can be accessed thru this link. 

The Field Monitoring, Education and Training Division (FMETD) of the NBDB shall review all documents received and notify the successful illustrator via e-mail and text message on January 24, 2020. The Resource Speaker shall be paid a professional fee commensurate to his/her level of competency as well as provided with airfare (as applicable), hotel accommodation, and meals during the training workshop.

Illustrators based in Antique and its neighboring areas are highly encouraged to participate. Further queries may be communicated to Mr. Feliciano A. Pimentel III at mobile number 0977-633-8424.