The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) announced its roster of awardees for the 2020 Ani ng Dangal Awards, with Alden Richards and Judy Anne Santos leading those who will be bringing home the Ani ng Dangal trophy.
The NCCA listed 52 awards for the 12th edition of the Ani ng Dangal Awards.
Alden and Judy Anne are among the 17 awardees for the Cinema category.
Also chosen are one artist for Architecture and the Allied Arts, seven for Dance, three for Literary Arts, eight for Music, and sixteen for Visual Arts.
“The Ani ng Dangal (Harvest of Honors) Award recognizes artists who have earned international awards and accolades during the past year,” the NCCA said.
Awarding of the Ani ng Dangal plum was set on February 26 at Malacanang.
Alden trended anew on Twitter because of the news of the award, with many of his fans posting the numerous recognitions he garnered recently.
@urmiflashlght said: A few of #ALDENRichards’ RECENT awards: Asian Star Prize, Leading Man of Sentenaryo, Phenomenal Star of Ph Cinema, Film Actor of the Year, Ani ng Dangal conferred by Natl Comm for Culture & the Arts. @aldenrichards02 wins. The #Roadto10WithALDEN is really promising!”
Alden’s Asian Star Prize award was given in Seoul, South Korea last year.
Ani ng Dangal (Harvest of Honors) is one of the highlights of the National Arts Month, being celebrated every February by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 683 signed in 1991.