KEPONG, 30 August 2013 – In the spirit of nationalism, Tesco Malaysia is inviting all Malaysians to unleash their creativity in a photography contest themed “Tesco Loves Malaysia”. Contestants are to express their love for our nation and the spirit of patriotism in the most creative way possible by capturing the elements of Tesco Malaysia together with the theme of loving Malaysia. This contest will commence in conjunction with the 56th Merdeka Day celebrations on 31st August 2013.
“We are very grateful that Tesco is well received by many Malaysians since the opening of our first hypermarket store in Malaysia back in 2002. We have always been supporting the growth of the local economy and focuses on being a good neighbour to the communities we serve. Tesco emphasized on putting Malaysia first and creating a better community where we operate by serving our loyal customers and at the same time reaching out to help small local businesses around Tesco stores. We always strive to engage with our customers and this is one activity that demonstrates Tesco’s loyalty to Malaysia,” said Azlam Shah Alias, Government and Corporate Affairs Director of Tesco Malaysia.
The entries will be evaluated by a panel of professional judges based on the content or storytelling element, composition and photography technique, and creativity in relation to the theme “Tesco Loves Malaysia”. The Grand Prize winner will receive RM5,000 in Tesco vouchers while second and third prize winners will each receive RM3,000 and RM1,000 in Tesco vouchers respectively. There will be nine consolation winners and each will receive RM300 in Tesco vouchers.
“This year’s 56th Merdeka theme “My Sovereign Malaysia, My Native Land” is focused on creating awareness of love and affection for the nation. Hence, we hope this contest will showcase the unity and pride for the nation through the photographs submitted,” added Azlam Shah Alias, Government and Corporate Affairs Director of Tesco Malaysia.
All Malaysians and photography enthusiast aged 18 and above are welcome to join the “Tesco Loves Malaysia” photography contest. Only original photographs in JPEG or TIFF format not less than 3MB will be accepted and contestants may submit as many entries as they wish via email. Each entry has to be accompanied by a submission form. With no purchase necessary to enter, this is a time for Malaysians to show the nation their artistic side behind or even in front a camera.
For further information such as the full terms and conditions of the contest or to download the contest submission forms, please visit Tesco Malaysia’s website at www.tesco.com.my. All entries are to be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59pm on 16th September 2013.
Contest submission form with the ‘terms & conditions’ attached as below,