NIKON/STARBUCKS | HISTORICAL MALACCA | PHOTO CONTEST QUARTER(2) 2015 - WINNERS & RESULTS

Date Published: 11/3/2015
Category: Nikon Photo Contest

NIKON/STARBUCKS | HISTORICAL MALACCA | PHOTO CONTEST QUARTER(2) 2015 - WINNERS & RESULTS





HERITAGE OF MALACCA CELEBRATED AT STARBUCKS

Starbucks – Nikon contest commemorates ‘Historical Malacca’ in pictures

October 2015, Malacca - In collaboration with Berjaya Starbucks Coffee Company, Nikon Club Malaysia once again embarked on another truly unique initiative for its members to honor the heritage of Malacca. The endeavor takes the form of an ongoing photo contest run over three quarters in 2015 with the winning photographs to be displayed at selected Starbucks stores.

The Q2 theme of “Historical Malacca” which ran from 7th April – 30th June 2015, leveraged on the rich living heritage and tradition of Malacca city. Participants were called on to submit photographs capturing heritage buildings and landmark, diverse people, art and traditions in Malacca using creative and innovative ways.

More than 400 entries were received during the contest from hopefuls contesting for the grand prize worth more than RM3,000! Ten entries were shortlisted, and three were ultimately declared winners. The winning entries will be displayed at Starbucks Melaka Raya, where a prize giving ceremony was also held on 31 October 2015, Saturday.

Tong Song Pui took home the grand prize of a Starbucks hamper worth RM1000, a one year supply of Starbucks Coffee and a Nikon D3300 with kit lens 18-55mm.  See Toh Kok Keong was crowned first runner-up and was presented with a Starbucks hamper worth RM700 and a Nikon J1 with 10mm lens. Meanwhile, second runner-up was Agos B. Alwi, who walked away with a Starbucks hamper worth RM500 and a Nikon Coolpix P340.

Consolation prizes of Starbucks hampers and Nikon merchandise totaling up to RM2,400 were awarded to participants in 4th through 10th placing.

Meanwhile, Mr. Salleharon Ahmad, Senior Manager of Public Affairs and Digital Strategy, Starbucks Malaysia and Brunei said, “We have 196 Starbucks stores all around Malaysia and we realized that each state has its own uniqueness to showcase. Therefore, we would like to play a role in commemorating local culture and traditions. By participating in a photo contest with Nikon, we hope to encourage people to appreciate and embrace the rich history of Malacca.”

For those who wish to know more about the photo contest can get more information by logging on to http://www.nikonclub.com.my.



Prize-giving Ceremony at Starbucks outlet at Melaka Raya on 31 Oct 2015
 
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OFFICIAL RESULTS
1st Grand Prize:
Tong Song Pui
2nd Prize:
See Toh Kok Keong
3rd Prize: 
Agoes B. Alwi

Consolation Prizes:
Chin Kim Loong
Kng Li Yun
Karen Cheong Foong Lei
Quek Sze Ming
Chong Chrr Hian
Loo Chee Ming
Chong Zheng Jie
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