The Municipality of Angono won the grand prize in the painting contest ‘Your Town, Your People’ sponsored by the Provincial Government of Rizal as part of the 115th Araw ng Lalawigan in June 2016.

Angono’s entry was represented and painted by Angono artist Herbert ‘Ebok’ Pinpiño who took home a cash prize worth P50,000.

Ebok is an outstanding Angono person with disability and recipient of Dangal Ng Bayan Award in 2015.

Ebok bested 42 other artists in the province. Two artists from Binangonan won the 2nd and 3rd prize, Emmanuel Emnace, 31, of Barangay Layunan and Ruben Perdiguerra, 47.

The judges were Tanay and Antipolo City-based artist Tam Austria; Angono artist and former chair of the Visual Arts Committee of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts Nemi Miranda Jr.; and Dr. Joven Cuanang, an art collector and owner of Pinto Art Gallery and Museum.