SINGAPORE 18 January 2019 – Ambassador to Singapore Joseph Del Mar Yap proudly announces the launch of the official logo and tagline for the 50th anniversary of Philippines-Singapore relations this year on 14 January 2019.

The logo was chosen from 37 entries submitted in a competition jointly conducted by the Philippine Embassy in Singapore and the Singaporean Embassy in Manila from 12 October until 09 November 2018.

The winning entry is from 23-year-old Filipino freelance graphic artist, Renante Tatel Corporal.

His design was inspired by the “Griffin”, a mythological creature which is half-eagle, half-lion.

The eagle represents the Philippines, as exemplified by the Philippine Eagle, the country’s national bird. The lion represents Singapore, with the Merlion being the popular symbol of the city-state.

The griffin is bathed in gold to symbolize the golden anniversary of relations, while the wings represent each of the two countries’ respective flags.

“At a time when the Philippines and Singapore are about to celebrate a milestone in our partnership, it is indeed a proud moment to have a kababayan capture the essence our bilateral relations through Mr. Corporal’s design,” Ambassador Yap said in his congratulatory message.

With the hashtag #PHSG, the official tagline for the Philippines will be “Perfect Harmony, Shared Goals”.

Singapore will be using the hashtag #SGPH, with the tagline “Soaring in Perfect Harmony”.

Both the Embassy and the Singaporean Embassy in Manila simultaneously launched the official logo and tagline.

A year-long schedule of activities will be organized by the Philippine and Singaporean embassies in their respective jurisdictions to commemorate this important milestone in their bilateral relations.


For more information, visit www.singaporepe.dfa.gov.phwww.philippine-embassy.org.sg or https://www.facebook.com/PHinSingapore.

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