The Petrosains National Science Show Competition 2012 is a platform for secondary school students from Form One to Form Six to pit their skills against each other in delivering the best interactive science demonstration.
The deadline to register is tomorrow. Young science buffs who have not signed up for the contest are invited to download the entry forms at www.petrosains.com.my
They may enter as individual contestants or a duo, with a teacher adviser, and submit a 15-minute presentation in either English or Bahasa Malaysia on a CD.
They will be judged based on their work/script (10 marks), Science show (25 marks), language and presentation (15 marks), Science elements (40 marks) as well as props and special effects (10 marks).
Ten presentations will be picked to represent each zone (Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Kuantan, Johor Baru, Sabah and Sarawak).
Fax your forms to (03-2331-1212/2903). Visit www.petrosains.com.my/scienceshowcompetition/eng/how-to-enter/ or call 03-2331-1249 (Fozi/Nor Hamizah/Soraya) for details.
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and the Malaysian National Film Development Corporation (FINAS) is organising the Ninth Malaysian Film and Video Festival from June 21-23. Themed Towards Transformation, the event promotes the development of the local film and video industry, especially among tertiary students. Programmes during the event include a seminar on film and video-making as well as an exhibition on related products. Those keen on making short films or videos are invited to send their entries. Among the categories for entry are documentary film/video and animation film/video. Closing date is May 9. For details, visit www.ffvpm9.uitm.edu.my or call Dr Mahadi Jermadi Murat or Abdul Rahman Ahmad Hanafiah ((03-7962-2410/03-2414-2257).
The National Academy of Arts, Culture and Heritage (ASWARA) is organising a workshop covering Mengadap Rebab and Joget Gamelan Perang Manggun to mark International Dance Day today at the Main Dance Studio, ASWARA. Registration is at 8.30am. The workshops are part of Sime Darby Yayasan's Connecting Communities - National Dance Tour. For details, call 019-231-9179/012-332-1657 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ASWARA is starting its new semester in July. The Faculty of Dance offers diploma and degree programmes that prepare students for an exciting career in the performing arts.
Other diplomas offered are in theatre, music, writing, film and fine arts. For details and application forms, call 03-2697-1777 or go to www.aswara.edu.my
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia's (UTM) Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology is organising the Quantitative Analysis for Research in Business Management and Social Science course from May 5-7 (9am to 5pm) at the Computer Lab, UTM Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Jalan Semarak, off Jalan Maktab, Kuala Lumpur. Fees: RM400 (research student) and RM800 (professionals). Visit www.razakschool.utm.my for more info.
The Alice Smith School is having an Open Day for prospective students. It will be held at the Primary Campus on May 16th (9am to 11am) and at the Secondary Campus on May 22 (9.30am to noon). Visit www.alice-smith.edu.my for further information.
The Malaysian English Language Teaching Association (MELTA) is holding its 2012 international conference in Kuala Lumpur (May 28-29) and Kuching (June 7-8 June).
Email email@example.com or visit www.melta.org.my for details.
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