Mar 11, 2019

CALL FOR ENTRIES: VISIT MALAYSIA 2020 LOGO COMPETITION


PUTRAJAYA, 11 MARCH 2019: The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and Tourism Malaysia is calling all Malaysian citizens aged 18 years and above to enter the Visit Malaysia 2020 Logo Design Competition. The competition, held in conjunction with Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020) campaign, begins today (11 March) and ends on 24 March, giving participants 14 days to design and submit a suitable logo.

The winner of the competition will walk away with a cash prize of RM3,000 along with a certificate while the first runner-up will receive RM2,000 in cash and a certificate, second runner-up will receive RM1,000 and a certificate and five consolation prize winners will each receive RM250 and a certificate.

The competition is part of the Ministry’s efforts to encourage Malaysian citizens to participate in the VM2020 campaign by contributing their creative ideas to the logo creation. The chosen logo design will then be used in the local and international promotion of VM2020.

The Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign is founded on Vision 2020 and focuses on promoting the sustainability of tourism, arts and culture.

The VM2020 logo shall depict the cultural aspects of Malaysia and integrate the existing Malaysia Truly Asia logo into the design. Each submission must include the logo design and design rationale, all of which have to reflect Malaysia’s diverse ecotourism attractions.

The logo should be in English for ease of international promotions, while the rationale of the design is to be submitted in dual language, i.e. Bahasa Melayu and English.

Entrance into the competition is free, however each participant is limited to ONE submission only.

For further information on the competition, please visit www.tourism.gov.my, www.malaysia.travel and www.motac.gov.my or call Infoline at 1-300-88-5050.

ENDS

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MALAYSIA TOURISM PROMOTION BOARD OR TOURISM MALAYSIA is an agency under the Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Malaysia. It focuses on the specific task of promoting Malaysia as a preferred tourism destination. Since its inception, it has emerged as a major player in the international tourism scene. In 2018, Malaysia registered 25.8 million tourist arrivals and RM84.1 billion tourist receipts, placing it among the major tourism destinations of the world.

For more information, contact:

En. Ahmad Kamaruddin Yusof
Senior Assistant Director, VM2020 Secretariat
akamarudin@tourism.gov.my
Tel: +603 8891 8468

Ms. Shanina Samsuri
Assistant Director, VM2020 Secretariat
shanina@tourism.gov.my
Tel: +603 8891 8441

For press information, contact:

Muadz Samat
Assistant Director, Corporate Communication Division
muadz@tourism.gov.my
Tel: +603 8891 8755

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