A baker’s dozen of candidates for the Salita ng Taon 2014 are slugging it out this September 25-27, 2014 in UP Diliman, Quezon City for the distinction of being declared as the Pinoy word that captured the heart and imagination of Filipino society for this year.
The competition is part of the annual “Sawikaan” and national conference on language being held by the Filipinas Institute of Translation (FIT), Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF), National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), UP Diliman College of Arts and Letters (UP CAL), DepEd, and CHED.
Here are the candidates – which is your pick?
Presentor: Frederick Sotto Perez
Presentor: Mitch Cerda
Presentor: Jethro Niño Punzalan Tenorio
Presentor: Rebecca T. Añonuevo
Presentors: David Michael San Juan & John Kelvin Briones
Presentor: Joselito D. Delos Reyes
Presentors: Noel Ferrer at Joey Reyes
8) whistle blower
Presentor: John Enrico C. Torralba
Presentor: Mark Angeles
Presentor: Xavier Roel Alvaran
Presentor: Christine Marie Magpile
Presentor: Jonathan Vergara Geronimo
13) storm surge
Presentor: Roy Cagalingan & Dakila Cutab