A Tribute To Our Elders

Let us pay a tribute to the elders in conjunction with this Merdeka & Malaysia Day celebrations. Join the “Sayangi Malaysiaku 2018 @ PPAS” contest to connect the past to future. Just follow the simple steps on how to participate and win great prizes!

Think of an inspiring figure that has impacted your life greatly. Meet and ask him / her to share you a story on one of the following:
• Tradition & Culture
• Roots & Heritage
• Wisdom & Knowledge

Capture the story in a photo along with a beautiful caption (50 to 200 words). Download our contest frame here and attach it on your photo.

Submit your entry via our submission form here. Fill in your details accordingly, upload your entry and you are good to go!

Want to share a story? Submit it online !

Terms & Conditions


  • By entering this Contest, Contestants agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions and all other requirements set out in the promotional materials and online submission platform (www.linkages.my)
  • The Malaysian Association of Creativity & Innovation (MACRI) is the Organizer of this Contest, in collaboration with Perbadanan Perpustakaan Awam Selangor (PPAS) and managed by CHASERZ’.
  • The Contest begins as it is officially launched on 18th August 2018. Closing date is 27th August 2018 at 23:59:59. Should the need arise, the Organizer may extend the closing date.
  • This Contest is open for all Malaysians. Multiple submissions are permitted. Each submission must include the Contestant’s name as stated in the MyKad, email address and contact phone number(s).
  • Submissions will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
    • Originality and novelty
    • Creativity in presentation
    • Clarity & conciseness
    • Depth and authenticity
    • Virtue and social value
    • Level of engagement with story teller
  • Selection of the winners will be made by a Panel of Judges appointed by the Organizers. The decision of the Judges is final and shall not be disputed by the Contestants.
  • Each Contestant warrants that all information provided is true, is their own original creation, does not infringe any third party (intellectual property) right and that the Contestant(s) is the sole author and proprietor of submission.
  • Contestant also declares that the submission has not sold, assigned or otherwise transferred or granted any rights to any third party prior to entering the Contest.
  • The Organizer reserves the right to request winning submission to provide proof of identity and age, proof of nationality, proof of entry validity and originality for verification. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize.
  • The Organizer accepts no responsibility for any late, lost or misdirected submissions including submissions not received by the Organizer or delays in the delivery of the entry due to technical disruptions, network congestion or for any other reason.
  • Entry is received via contest@linkages.my. Contestants must complete the submission and agree to terms and conditions stipulated herein.
  • The Organizer reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entry which, in the opinion of Organizer, includes objectionable content, profanity, potentially insulting, racial sensitivity, inflammatory or defamatory statements.
  • The Organizers may also disqualify any entrant who tampers with the submission process, who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms & Conditions.
  • Entries which may be deemed fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the Organizer or its collaborating partners will also be disqualified.
  • Shortlisted submissions will be contacted 7 days after the closing date by telephone or e-mail. The Organizer will make all reasonable effort to contact the shortlisted entrees but cannot be held accountable if the entrant cannot be reached and therefore be declared ineligible.
  • Shortlisted submissions will be announced publicly through our website (www.linkages.my) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/projectlinkages).
  • The Organizer shall have the rights to publish and promote any of the entries received. Contestants shall agree to fully cooperate and participate in all publicity and promotional activities or press conferences regarding their participation in the Contest.
  • Should any opportunity arise for further development or any prospective commercial ventures, a separate agreement will be offered for the consideration of the Contestant.
  • All entries and any copyright subsisting in the entries will remain the property of the Contestant. Each Contestant shall have the sole responsibility for securing any potential intellectual property rights such as by applying for a patent or a design.
  • The Organizers shall not be liable for any costs incurred or loss, damage, injury, expense or liability suffered by Contestant in relation to any failure to successfully secure any intellectual property rights related to the Entries as a result of participation in the Contest.
  • Each Contestant shall indemnify and not hold the Organizers responsible for any loss, cost, damage or expense that may incur as a result of any breach of Intellectual Property rights by the contestant.
  • Privacy statement: The Organizers will only use and store the Contestant’s personal information for the purposes of this Contest, including sharing it with any other organizations or individuals who would provide us services in relation to the verification and evaluation on the entries.

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