Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Winners for 2 Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival 2016 contests revealed

KUCHING: The winners for two contests held in conjunction with Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2016 were announced here yesterday.

For the first contest, which was RWMF 2016 Hotel Decor Contest, Merdeka Palace Hotel and Suites bagged the first prize of RM5,000 cash and 15 complimentary RWMF2016 tickets.

The second prize of RM3,000 cash and 15 complimentary tickets went to Pullman Hotel Kuching , while Grand Dormani Rajah Court won the third prize of RM1,000 and 15 complimentary tickets.

Other participating hotels received 10 complimentary tickets and a certificate of participation each. They were Harbour View Hotel, Grand Margherita, Riverside Majestic, Dormani Hotel Kuching, Ajang Hotel Miri and Meritz Hotel Miri.

The contest was organised by Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) in partnership with Malaysia Association of Hotels.

The objective of the contest was to create buzz and excitement among tourists and visitors staying in various hotels as well as locals as part of the publicity build-up and promotion for the festival.

The hotels were judged based on three criteria: relevance to theme, creativity of decoration and range of special promotions offered in line with RWMF.

The second contest was #RWMF2016 Insta Contest, which was also organised by STB together with Malaysia Shopping Malls Association.

It saw the participation of seven malls and one food outlet namely Eastern Mall, Vivacity Megamall, The Spring, Green Heights Mall, Cityone Megamall, Boulevard Shopping Mall, Sarawak Plaza and China House at The Old Courthouse.

These outlets set up their own RWMF2016 photo booths and the public were encouraged to take their most creative Instagram photos at these booths.