According to a letter posted on the World Cosplay Summit Philippines (WCSPh) Facebook page, Malacanang congratulates Philippine representatives, Jennifer Ong and Sarah Jane “SJ” de Ocampo for their participation on the recently concluded World Cosplay Summit Championships last August 1 in Nagoya, Japan.
President Benigno Aquino III further said that “Filipino cosplayers have gained much distinction in the international arena; your passion for your craft has resulted in the dedication, self-reliance, and attention to detail that mark people who are determined to grow”
Here is the full statement.
World Cosplay Summit Philippines 2016 qualifiers already started last July 26 at Cagayan De Oro leg of the Mindanao Cyber Expo. NCR Qualifiers will take place at the Best of Anime 2015 this September at SMX Manila.