| Azlan Othman |
TO MARK the 31st National Day celebration, the Language and Literature Bureau (DBP) will hold a national day poetry competition.
Attractive cash prizes await with the first placed walking away with $500. Second and third placed will win $400 and $300 respectively.
Three consolation prize winners will win prizes worth $200 and four winners will take home prizes worth $100.
The competition is aimed at upholding and empowering the use of the Malay language and uplifting Malay literatures in the country.
Entry forms are available from the Secretariat at the 3rd floor of the Literature, Magazine and Journal section of DBP at Old Airport, Berakas. The deadline for submission of forms is on February 21 at 4pm.
Meanwhile, an essay competition, ‘Ilmiah Pangsura’, will also be held. The deadline for the essay competition will be on May 31 at 4pm.
For further details, the public can contact 2382511 ext 137/224/138.