Children showcase their talent in ‘Save Our Ocean’ colouring competition
By Danielle Sendou Ringgit
The children’s colouring competition happening at CityOne Megamall, Kuching on Dec 29 during the Popular Mega Bookfair was a chance for children to showcase their talent in art.
With a total prize worth of RM4,000 sponsored by Faber-Castell, the ‘Save Our Ocean’ colouring competition organised by Popular Malaysia was divided into two categories; Category A and B for children aged five to eight years old and nine to 12 years old respectively.
Winning first place for Category A was eight year old Chang Shi Maa walking away with a Faber-Castell hamper worth RM500 and a certificate of participation.
Second place for Category A was snatched by Janlery Goh while Cindy Then Xia Ting, both eight walked away proudly in third place taking away a Faber-Castell hamper worth RM300 as well as a certificate of participation and a Faber-Castell hamper worth RM200 as well as a a certificate of participation respectively.
Meanwhile for Category B, 12 year old Lim Yue Sim emerged as the winner walking away with a Faber-Castell hamper worth hamper worth RM500 and a certificate of participation.
Second place for Category B was snatched by Zoe Ng Chong while Lim Pei Zuan both 11 years old came in third place taking away a Faber-Castell hamper worth RM300 as well as a certificate of participation and a Faber-Castell hamper worth RM200 as well as a a certificate of participation respectively.
In addition, 10 participants from both Category A and B received consolation prizes where they each received a Faber-Castell hamper worth RM100 and certificate of participation.
The colouring competition has a total of 71 participants for Category A and 60 participants for Category B.
During the competition, the participants were only allowed to use Faber-Castell watercolour gel pastels for Category A while for Category B, the participants were only allowed to use Faber-Castell watercolour pencils.
Happening from Dec 23 to Jan 2 next year, the Popular Mega Bookfair is filled with various fun and exciting activities for visitors.
Among the activities is a calligraphy competition on Jan 1 next year from 11 am till 1.45 pm.
Besides that, there will also be a meet a sharing session with author of ‘Once Upon a Miao’ Jian Goh on Dec 31 from 12 pm to 12.45 pm and Peter Su from 5 pm to 7pm.
Food lovers are invited to join a cooking demonstration session by Chef Fazalina, Chef Norzailina and Chef Hanieliza on Dec 31 from 1 pm to 3.45 pm.
For more information, visit www.popular.com.my or the Popular Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/popularmalaysia/