The Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia (PENYAYANG) organises the Piala Seri Endon Batik Design Competition as part of the Malaysia Batik-Crafted for the World Movement. This prestigious Competition will be held for the 17th time in 2022.
The Competition was created to discover and provide a platform for the support, recognition, and encouragement of Malaysia’s batik-making talent, and it is open to Malaysians over the age of 18. Piala Seri Endon is a Batik design competition, so each participant or team must make their own batik. The competition is judged by a panel of 16 people from Round 1 to the Grand Finals.
The competition comprises three (3) categories:
Soft Furnishing category; and
For each of the three (3) categories:
First prize is RM30,000.00;
Second prize is RM10,000.00, and
Third prize is RM5,000,00
There are also (5) consolation prizes of RM1,000.00 each for each category.
The Piala Seri Endon Semi-Finals were held on August 20, 2022, at the Seri Pacific Hotel in Kuala Lumpur.
From the three (3) categories, the following made it to the Semi Finals: (1) Fashion category
Fashion category- 17 participants
Soft Furnishing category- 9 participants
Handicraft category- 10 participants
Twelve (12) from 17 participants (Fashion Category) qualified for the Piala Seri Endon Grand Finals to be held on 4th September 2022, at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).
BONIA joined the Piala Seri Endon team as the Official Presenter in 2022. BONIA is proud to embark on this journey to nurture and preserve the national craft of Batik alongside the prestigious Piala Seri Endon, as a brand that takes pride in its homegrown culture and roots.
Skin Care Partner
NIVEA is excited to return as PENYAYANG’s Skin Care partner this year to co-host the Piala Seri Endon event, with the partnership beginning in 2019. This year, NIVEA has graciously sponsored generous door prizes for all event guests and contestants, which include essential NIVEA products to keep their skin radiant and luminous, because healthy, beautiful skin is the perfect accessory for any outfit.
NIVEA, as a company, believes in the preservation of culture and heritage, and thus compares the long history of Batik, as Malaysian heritage, to its own history of years of research and development culminating in high-quality Skin Care products.
YBrs Puan ‘Ainu Sham Haji Ramli, Director-General of Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation, was the Guest-of-Honour at the Semi-Finals.
Sponsors and Supporters
PENYAYANG would like to thank the following for their support The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia
The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia
Bonia Corporation Berhad
Royal Selangor International Sdn Bhd
Panel of Batik Experts
Media supporters RTM, ASTRO, Sin Chew, Kumpulan Karangkraf, The New Straits Time Press, The star, Utusan Malaysia, BERNAMA, Social Media agencies, and all other Media.