By Shiela Bertillo
Heart Evangelista, a media personality and artist, announced in a Facebook post published October 20 that she is set to release her own non-fungible token (NFT) art. Her works will be released and available on OpenSea, a prominent NFT marketplace, starting on November 4.
“I am so thrilled to announce that I’ve created my very first NFTs using some of my favorite pieces!” Evangelista wrote.
According to her, she has been collaborating with Luis Buenaventura, founder of CryptoPop Art Guild, regular BitPinas contributor, and the first Filipino NFT artists, and Rodel Colmenar, musical director of the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra.
Evangelista stated that she was thrilled “to work with these talented artists to bring these NFT pieces to life.”
“Will be posting more information on how you can own one of these NFTs that are so special to me very soon! “ she added.
Recently, several entities in the Philippines are also riding the NFT wave; one of which was the first ever NFT storybook that National Book Development Board (NBDB) highlighted at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s oldest and largest book fair, participation this year. (Read more on: The Philippines is First to Drop Story Book NFT at the World’s Oldest Book Fair)
Another is the Miss Universe Philippines 2021, in collaboration with RedFox Labs, in making its mark being the first beauty pageant in the world to join the NFT trend. (Read more on: Miss Universe PH to Launch Pageant NFT Collection)
Furthermore, Filipino local brand TeamManila also released two NFTs; “Philippine Genesis,” a single edition NFT released on April 14and the “Rizal Gold NFT Coin,” featuring the brand’s iconic “Rizal-with the sunglasses on” design that comes in 20different editions. (Read more on: Iconic Filipino Brand TeamManila Unveils ‘Rizal with Sunglasses’ NFT)
Lastly, Ethernity Chain announced its collaboration with eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao to release the boxing icon’s licensed authenticated NFT collection. (Read more on:Manny Pacquiao to Release an NFT Collection on Ethernity Chain)
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