Umno's 71st anniversary: Essay and short video competition


AS Umno gears up for its biggest ever anniversary celebrations on May 11, the party is inviting Malaysians to take part in an essay and short video competition in conjunction with the party's 71st anniversary.

The theme of the contest is:

Seven Decades of Developing a Nation

Competition categories:


2.Digital Creative (in the form of short video)

Closing date:

All entries must be received by the organiser on May 8, 2017, before 5pm.

Malay and English writing:

First prize: RM5,000 + plaque + gadget

Second prize: RM3,000 + plaque + gadget

Third prize: RM2,000 + plaque + gadget

Digital Creative:

First Prize: RM5,000 + plaque + gadget

Second Prize: RM3,000 + plaque + gadget

Third Prize: RM2,000 + plaque + gadget

Terms and conditions:

- Malaysian citizen

- Aged below 30-years-old on the date of entry

1.Creative writing

- Each essay must not exceed 1,500 words for both categories and submit via e-mail to

- Each entry must include the following information:

– Full name (as stated in MyKad)

– MyKad number

– Telephone number

– Mailing address

2.Digital Creative

- Participants may submit as many videos but only one (1) video will be listed for the final stage of the competition. Duration of each video must not exceed one to three minutes.

- Participants must have a Facebook and YouTube account for the video to be uploaded.

- Participants must fill up the entry form at

- Organiser have the full rights to all submitted materials without royalty payout.

- Judges' decisions are final.