The Philippine Bloggers Awards 2016 is a prestigious honor that aims to recognize Filipino bloggers around the world who had contributed ideas online in their respective fields. This year’s theme is “The Article for Change”, which will focus on how a blogger can promote a change for the better.
In line with the theme, the mission of this activity is to help the country for a better change.
The Philippine Bloggers Awards 2016
The Philippine Bloggers Awards 2016 is a brainchild of Lagawan.org on their campaign to promote change in society through the blogosphere with their “Rediscover Philippines” program.
Lagawan.org is located at Sta. Teresa, Jordan, Guimaras, 5045 Philippines.
The nomination was opened last September 6, 2016. The nominated blogs undergone verification process until the nomination stage was closed on September 29, 2016.
The list of blogs for the final stages was announced on October 1, 2016 and CebuFinest.com was categorized under Entertainment and Lifestyle. During the final stage, each blogger is required to submit their entry blog post that is relevant to the theme, “The Article of Change”.
Our entry entitled, “A Call to Change for a Better Cebu through Social Good” can be read here.
After two months of deliberation and judging, the final results were released from the 37 finalists under different categories.
CebuFinest.com won 2nd Place Best Entertainment and Lifestyle Blog, as well as Top 5 Best Philippine Blog (Blog of the Year).
Blog of the Year Award
|Rank||Blog Name (URL)||Final Score (in percent)|
|2||The Happy Trip (www.happytrip.com)||77.57|
|4||Vanity Room Philippines (www.vanityroomph.com)||70.83|
|5||Cebu Finest (www.cebufinest.com)||70.26|
|6||Saan Pow Punta? (www.saanpowpunta.com)||69.93|
|7||Yogo and Cream (www.yogoandcream.com)||68.97|
|8||Bakla Po Ako (www.baklapoako.com)||68.39|
|9||Jewel Clicks (www.jewelclicks.com)||68.26|
|10||Schadow1 Expedition (www.s1expeditions.com)||67.49|
Winners were also recognized for each category during the Philippine Bloggers Awards:
Best Travel and Leisure Blogs
1st Place: Saan Pow Punta?
2nd Place: Schadow1 Expedition
3rd Place: Angelo The Explorer
4th Place: The Little Lai: Beyond Limits
Best Entertainment and Lifestyle Blog
1st Place: Vanity Room Philippines
2nd Place: Cebu Finest
Best Arts and Crafts Blog
1st Place: Oh My Buhay
2nd Place: The Intersections and Beyond
Best Community and Groups Blog
1st Place: Bakla Po Ako
Best Food and Drink Blog
1st Place: Yogo and Cream
Best Home and Living Blog
1st Place: rainCHECK
Best Photo Blog
1st Place: Jewel Clicks
2nd Place: Blissful Snapshots
Judging and Criteria
Here are the criteria for judging:
|Rating and Votes||25 points|
|Uniqueness of Content||25 points|
|Design and Site Navigation||25 points|
|Site Compatibility||10 points|
|Site Rank||15 points|
|The Article for Change||50 points|
Qualification and Eligibility
1) Must be at least 18 years old and a Filipino.
2) Must have an active blog with unique contents.
3) Blog must be in English or Tagalog.
We would like to thank the continuous support and patronage of our readers and followers for making Cebu Finest one of the Best Entertainment and Lifestyle Blogs in the Philippines. We could not make it this far without your help, encouragement and love to what we do for the community of Cebu and to the whole country.
Cebu Finest would also like to congratulation all bloggers who made it to the finals for the Philippine Bloggers Awards 2016. And also, we would like to thank Lagawan.org for the recognition.
To know more about Lagawan.org and their campaign to Rediscover Philippines, visit their website at www.lawagan.org today.