Earth Day Celebration 2017: Penang Green Idol Public Speaking Competition in collaboration with Penang Gavel Club (Toastmasters International) and 1st Avenue Mall
 

Press statement by YB Tuan Phee Boon Poh, Penang State Exco Member for Welfare, Caring Society and Environment cum Vice-Chairman of Penang Green Council on 5th January 2017:

Earth Day Celebration 2017: Penang Green Idol Public Speaking Competition in collaboration with Penang Gavel Club (Toastmasters International) and 1st Avenue Mall

In conjunction with the Earth Day Celebration 2017, I am pleased to announce that Penang Green Council is collaborating with Penang Gavel Club (International Toastmaster) and 1st Avenue Mall for Penang Green Idol 2017.

  • Penang Green Idol is a Public Speaking Competition open for primary school students, secondary school students and adults age 25 years and below. A total of RM 9, 600 cash prizes to be won!
  • The Penang Green Idol is a platform to provide opportunities for students and youth to express their views and insights on environmental issues. This competition is also to boost their ability to speak up and maximise the impact of the speech on environmental concerns to the audience.
  • There will be two stages for the competition, preliminary and finals. The Penang Green Idols finals will be held at 1st Avenue Mall together with the Earth Day Celebration 2017.
  • We are truly thankful to 1st Avenue Mall for sponsoring the venue for the Penang Green Idol Public Speaking Competition which will take place during the Earth Day Celebration.
  • We are also immensely grateful to Penang Gavel Club (Toastmasters International) for providing a 2 hours FREE training session to the participants before the preliminary session.

    i.   The Training and Briefing sessions will be held as below:
    Date           : 11th March 2017 (Saturday)
    Time           : 08.30 am - 12.00 pm
    Venue         : Auditorium C, KOMTAR

    ii.   Preliminary round details as follows:
    Date           : 26th March 2017 (Sunday)
    Time           : 1.30 pm to 6.30 pm
    Venue        : Main Atrium, 1st Avenue Mall, Penang

    iii.  Final round will be held as below:
    Date           : 22nd April 2017 (Saturday)
    Time           : 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm
    Venue        : 8th Floor, 1st Avenue Mall, Penang

  • Champions for each category will be crowned as Penang Green Idol 2017, engaging with PGC’s programmes and projects for the duration of one year.

The competition aims at cultivating critical thinking and enhancing the young generation’s knowledge and awareness on environment and sustainable culture. We also hope this learning platform will nurture young children to utilise their potential to safeguard the environment and impact it positively.

The registration is opened from 4th January until 6th March 2017. Please visit:http://www.pgc.com.my/

BRANDING PARTNERSHIP FOR THE PENANG INTERNATIONAL GREEN CARNIVAL 2017

Earth Day Celebration is one of the pre-events of the Penang International Green Carnival 2017, which will be held on 9th-10th September 2017 at SPICE Convention Centre.

This is the second time that the State government is organising the Penang International Green Carnival 2017 themed: "Against Climate Change Together(ACCT), Now!" through Penang Green Council. It was organised in 2014. In order to increase public awareness on climate change, we welcome any organisations to become our collaborators who organised environmental programs, activities or events.

During the period of March - August 2017, collaboration partners that conduct/ organise a project, activity or event that  is related to the theme of Penang International Green Carnival 2017 are entitled to use the official logo of “Penang International Green Carnival 2017” on any publicity collateral of your project/activity/event. Your project/activity/event will be published on our websites, Facebook page, Bulletin Mutiara and related publicity collateral. Your company logo will be printed on the entrance arch and backdrop of the Penang International Green Carnival. You may send your project/activity/event proposal to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  before 31 July 2017.

Phee Boon Poh

Contact us:
Penang Green Council (PGC Strategies Sdn Bhd)
Address:
Tingkat 46, KOMTAR, Pulau Pinang 10503 Malaysia.
017 468 3342
Tel: +604-2503321
Fax: +604-2503323
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Website: www.pgc.com.my