Gawad Plaridel 2011 awarded to Lola Sela

Written by CMC-ORP posted on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Eloisa “Lola Sela” Canlas (2011, Radio) The seventh U.P. Gawad Plaridel was given to Eloisa C. Canlas for writing, acting in, hosting, and producing a range of dramas for radio that developed the form into a vehicle relevant to the understanding and evaluation of the contemporary Filipino experience. She was cited for upholding the highest standards of excellence and professionalism in radio; for daring to focus the radio drama on such current issues as gender equality and the plight of Overseas Filipino Workers; and for unselfishly sharing with the next generations of radio talents her skills, experience, and insights into a constantly changing profession thereby assuring the radio drama of a constant supply of talent, as well as of its own survival and continuous evolution.