Browsing category Gameng Lifetime Awardees

Castora Coloma Cudal – Awardee 2007

Castora Coloma was born on January 13, 1940 to Manuel Coloma and Benedicta Lumabao in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte. The Coloma’s main source of livelihood was pottery and farming. On January 18, 1957 she was married to Guillermo Valdez Cudal. Her exposure to pottery at an early age gave her the opportunity to perfect her

Ernesto Ocampo Olarte – Awardee 2006

Modest, down-to-earth, and with an easy going air, Ernesto Ocampo Olarte, who hails from Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, was born on March 30, 1932. He attended the Laoag Central Elementary School and the Ilocos Norte High School in Laoag. It was during his high school days that his  singing talent was discovered. He became a