Presented by the Cultural Center of the Philippines and Bench (Suyen Corporation), TERNOCON is a terno-making convention and competition with the mission of preserving and promoting the Philippine national dress.
The 3rd edition aims to encourage the use of the terno / balintawak as a popular form of dress; to inspire and motivate emerging designers to create ternos that are at par with the construction skills of professional designers; to encourage dialogue and scholarly discussion of issues concerning the Philippine Dress; and to sustain the growing awareness and interest in the Philippine dress. The competition is open to practicing Filipino designers or fashion design students who are at least 20 years of age. A total of 12 finalists will be chosen from the open applications and are expected to finish one balintawak entry.
- April 1 to June 3, 2022 – application period
- June 3, 2022 – deadline for submission of applications
GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION FORM
Competition guidelines and application form can be downloaded HERE