“Green Penang, Count Me In” Penang Green Video Contest & Penang Green Journalism Award 2013
 

(Press Release by YB Ng Wei Aik, KOMTAR State Assemblyman and Organising chairman of the Green Journalism Award and Green Penang, Count Me In Green Video Contest on 12nd March 2013)
“Green Penang, Count Me In” Penang Green Video Contest & Penang Green Journalism Award 2013


The State government is organizing “Green Penang, Count Me In” Green Video Contest. This is the second year we are organizing this contest. The contest is opened to all Malaysia residents. The objective of this contest is to produce creative and influential publicity and promotion materials on environmental practices for Penang.
A total cash prize worth up to RM 12,000 will be given out for three winners (Grand prize: RM 5,000, 2nd Prize: RM 4,000, and 3rd Prize: RM 3,000). Only videos produced between 1 April, 2012 and 31 May, 2013 will be eligible. Deadline of submission is 30 Jun, 2013.


In addition, we are inviting all journalists to participate in the Penang Green Journalism Award 2013 organised by Penang State Government and Penang Green Council.
A total cash prize worth up to RM 26,000 will be given out for the outstanding news report and features.


The main objective of the award is to support and encourage professional journalists to explore the value of the environmental issues and produce articles on various environmental issues in Penang. Secondly, aim to increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues through news reports and features.
This award is categorised into four languages, Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Inggeris, Bahasa Cina, and Tamil. Works of journalism to join Penang Green Journalism Award 2013 shall be published in any newspaper, magazines, news portal media organisations between 1 April, 2012 and 30 April, 2013.


Penang Green Journalism Award 2013 is divided into two sections - news report and features. Participants may participate in both sections, with the conditions that only one entry for each section. The deadline for the submission of entries is 31 May, 2013.


For more details on the contest official rules & regulations and form, kindly visit greenstate.penang.gov.my or www.pgc.com.my or call 04-2503321.

Contact us:
Penang Green Council (PGC Strategies Sdn Bhd)
Address:
Tingkat 47, KOMTAR, Pulau Pinang 10503 Malaysia.
Tel: +604-2503321
Fax: +604-2503323
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Website: www.pgc.com.my