Petron Malaysia Launches Art And Photography Contest For Students

Last update: 24/06/2014

By Wan Asmanizan Wan Ahmad Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 (Bernama) -- In its strong belief that youths play an essential role in nation-building, Petron Malaysia has launched Vision Petron, its annual national student art and photography competition.

Now in its second year, this year's Vision Petron with the theme 'Journey To Fulfill My Promise' encourages participants to share their artwork that depict their promise as they journey toward achieving goals in life, for the families, communities, environment or the country.

"Our youth play an important role in nation-building as an instrument of change. Through Vision Petron, we engage them to share their thoughts on relevant issues using their creativity," Petron Malaysia head of retail business Faridah Ali said in a statement.

The competition is open to all Malaysian students attending public and private universities and colleges here and aged between 18 to 28.

They can compete in two categories - painting using oil and water-based media and coloured photography.

The competition offers winners total cash prizes of RM15,000 and plaques while entry forms are available at

The deadline for submission is Aug 31, 2014.