The #IGPaskongPinoy Week

Aside from the longest Christmas celebration, this is the season of various colorful festivities – be it the playful sights and upbeat sounds, the happy party mood all around, and our unique, home-cooked Noche Buena feast – as we dedicate this month in capturing anything and everything Christmas for Filipinos, join us in sharing visual stories of our colorful celebration for @IGersManila’s #IGPaskongPinoy.

Follow @IGersManila and Make It Your #9pmhabit – Everyday at 9:00PM Philippine Time (PHT / GMT +8:00), we’re asking Pinoy IGers and friends across the globe to share and tag photos with a specific theme or topic.

Today, Monday 10-December-2012, share your visual stories of our colorful party or Noche Buena feast – be it the red crispy lechon, the yellow yummy leche flan, or the white creamy pasta – food that delight our Christmas gatherings. Enjoy and be creative with your posts using your favorite photo edit and filter apps.

The Mechanics: 

@InquirerDotNet, or their panel of photojournalists, will chose one weekly winner based on the following criteria*:

  • 40 percent creativity
  • 40 percent relevance to theme
  • 20 percent technicality

Chosen photo of the week will be featured, together with the owner’s by-line and URL of his/her blog, in the following channels owned and operated by

  • homepage (linking to feature article)
  •’s Paskong Pinoy special community photo gallery
  •’s Facebook timeline cover photo (1 day only—this may be forfeited in the occurrence of a major national news)
  • Twitpic via’s official verified Twitter account
  • Twitpic via’s Inquirer Exchange Twitter account
  • Photo feature via’s official Pinterest account

POST AND TAG AS MANY AS YOU WANT BUT USE ONLY YOUR OWN PHOTOS (NEW OR OLD) AND DO THIS AT EXACTLY 9:00PM PHT TONIGHT. Don’t forget to include #IGersManila #9pmhabit #IGersPhilippines #IGPaskongPinoy in your caption.

Have questions or suggestions? Follow and tag @IGersManila #TheMods in Instagram @cclozano @edcalaycay @ipetim @pinkipop27.

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Carl C. Lozano or CCLozano is an Operations Management Professional, currently the GM for a Telesales and Customer Service company; founder of @IGersManila, one of the pioneering communities in Instagram, open to Filipino Instagram'ers (IGers) and phoneographers around the world, with its longest running photo challenge - the #IGersManila #9pmhabit - becoming the daily visual storytelling habit that continues to yield positive interaction online and offline.