#SayangMalaysia Campaign which is an initiative under Malaysia’s National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) between Government Departments/Agencies and the private sector, including the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia, National Service Training Department, iM4U, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), and tourism industry players, will hold photography and short video competitions throughout the year of 2017.
According to a media statement issued by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia on December 23, 2016, a photography and short video competition on social media will be held starting from January 1st to February 28th 2017. The competition will carry a sub-theme of #MyCuisine.
The statement also mentioned: “To enter, participants need to submit a creative photo or short video related to the uniqueness and diversity of the food and beverage of Malaysia’s multicultural society via Instagram or Facebook.”
“For the short video competition, participants need to upload a 30- to 60-second short video on Instagram and Facebook with the hashtags #SayangMalaysia and #MyCuisine.”
Those of you who are eager to take part, check this out: “The competition offers various attractive prizes for the top three winners and five consolation prizes, which include domestic flight tickets, accommodation at popular domestic destinations, theme park tickets, shopping vouchers, and many more,” as explained in the statement.
The Ministry also mentioned in the statement: “The competition is organized in conjunction with #SayangMalaysia Campaign by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia in line with its effort to make Malaysia a premier tourist destination and to encourage both domestic and international tourists to use social media to share all their beautiful and unique holiday experiences in Malaysia.”
Besides the sub-theme of #MyCuisine, there are also others to be organized throughout 2017 and here their schedules:
i. #MyCuisine – January to February
ii. #MyDestination – March to April
iii. #MyCulture – May to June
iv. #MySports – July to August
v. #MyEvent – September to October
vi. #MyFamilyFun – November to December
For further details on the competition, please visit the official portal of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia at www.motac.gov.my/sayangmalaysia
Finally, if you’re interested in taking part, don’t forget to check out the terms and conditions which you can access on the website of the Ministry here.
All the best in the competition!
Source: A media statement by Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia