17 August 2019; 11:59 PM


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Entry Rules & Regulations:

  1. Open to all UNHCR Cardholders in Malaysia and to foreign workers in Malaysia with Visitor's Pass/Temporary Employment Pass only; the contest is not open to professionals. Previous winners (First Prize only) are not eligible

  2. Each participant can submit 1 poem in Bahasa Malaysia, English or their mother-tongue (please also provide a translation in English)

  3. Mention your name, age, and nationality in your email

  4. All submissions to be sent in a single email to either as pdf attachment or pasted on body of email together with name, mobile number and location in Malaysia

  5. Judges will shortlist 10-15 entries by 15 September, 2019

  6. Selected finalists to recite their shortlisted poems in a public event on 29 September at Kuala Lumpur for final judging

  7. Only original works will be considered

  8. Entrants retain the copyright, the organizers retains the rights to publish and distribute any submitted poem and their translations

  9. Prizes for the contest:

Adult Category (> 12 years of age)1st Prize - MYR 1000, 2nd Prize: - MYR 500, 3rd Prize: MYR 300

Junior Category (12 years of age or below): Trophy and certificates

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