Mooncake Festival photo contest wants your best shot – enter by Oct 15

A file photo of the image that won the first prize in the competition last year.

KUCHING, Sept 6: A photography competition will be organised in conjunction with the 18th Kuching Inter-Cultural Mooncake Festival happening in Carpenter Street from Sept 6 to 13.

Open to all Malaysian citizens, photographs submitted must be taken during the period of the Mooncake Festival around the old quarter of Kuching city including Carpenter Street, China Street, Ewe Hai Street and Wayang Street.

Entries can be presented in any style but “cut and paste” or “superimpose of scenery” on images are not allowed or acceptable.

The entries must be printed on photo paper of size 8” x 12”.

There is no limit to the number of entries, but entrants must indicate name, identity number, address, email address, and contact number on the back of each photo.


The winner of the first prize may take home RM500; the second place, RM400 while the third place, RM300. There are also three consolation prizes of RM100 each to be won.

Free to enter but participants will bear the costs of posting the entries themselves.

All entries must be submitted to No. 39, Carpenter Street, Kuching, Sarawak on or before 4pm of Oct 15, 2019.

All entries will not be returned to the entrant, and the organiser reserved the rights to use all entries without prior notice to the entrants.

The results of the competition will be announced in the media and the winners will be notified through telephone calls. The decision of the organiser is final and any objection will not be entertained.

The organiser has the right to change, add or delete the rules of the competition without prior notice.

For more information, the public can contact 082-410168.

The 18th Kuching Inter-Cultural Mooncake Festival starts tonight from 6.30pm to 11pm at the renowned Carpenter Street, downtown Kuching city.

It is hosted by the the Federation of Kuching Division Community Associations, organised by the Old Market Community Association and supported by Chief Minister of Sarawak as well as the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports.— DayakDaily