Monthly Archives - June 2020

And the winner is…..!

Wong Poh Yoke! Her digital piece on Malaysian endangered wildlife species received the highest mark from our judges. This was a very difficult decision since we received beautiful creations from great artists! Congratulations to Wong and to all the participants. We hope their art inspires you to create your own and also to learn more about our endangered species. Here are the three runner ups from Alfred Beliku, Nurul Faziana Kamal and Quincy Shia Kang.  
Alfred Beliku
Nurul Faziana Kamal
Quincy Shia Kang Kit
  Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this contest a success! Stay tuned for our July art contest.

Happy World Environment Day 2020

If you want to do something good for the environment and celebrate this year's World Environment Day, you can donate to Regrow Borneo and support the planting of trees in the Lower Kinabatangan Floodplain (eastern Sabah, Borneo), one of the last places on Earth where you can encounter elephants, orangutans, proboscis monkeys, clouded leopards, sun bears, 8 species of hornbills and much more. Support Regrow Borneo and donate to plant trees and make this planet a better place for us and our future generations! Enjoy the following video from our friend Dame Judi Dench!

Online Art Contest

CALLING FOR ENTRIES!! Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC) is pleased to announce our June ART CONTEST, open to anyone residing in Malaysia. This month’s theme is MALAYSIA’S ENDANGERED WILDLIFE SPECIES, chosen to encourage people to learn more about the endangered wildlife species in Malaysia. To identify these species, contestants may check these websites : 8 Endangered Animals in Malaysia Earth’s Endangered Creatures   To participate, please read carefully the important info stated as follows:   GENERAL CONDITIONS:
  • Artwork must be original and not overly derivative of images found in the internet, print media, or elsewhere. To avoid copyright infringement, works considered to be copies will be disqualified.
  • Only Malaysia’s wildlife species will be contemplated.
  • Contestants will retain copyright of their submitted entries. However, by entering, all contestants grant DGFC a royalty-free perpetual licence to edit, publish and use each entry in any and all media (including print and online) for education, publicity and news purposes.
  IMPORTANT DATES: 3rd June 2020      - Contest is open. 23rd June 2020    - Closing date. Latest by 5:00pm. 30th June 2020    - Announcement of winner.   JUDGING CRITERIA: Concept (25%)                               - How well does the work relate to the topic/theme? Creativity & originality (25%)    - How original and creative is the quality of the artwork? Colour (25%)                                 - How does colour enhance the artwork? Expressions (25%)                       - How imaginatively does the work convey an idea?   SUBMISSION OF ARTWORK
  • Create a digital image (scan or photograph), and save and submit your artwork in high resolution (300 dpi). You can save it either in JPEG or PDF format.
  • Provide a SHORT CAPTION to describe your artwork
  • Provide the following information: full name, IC/passport number, contact number, address, and artwork caption
  • Artwork should be submitted to
  • Only ONE winner per contest. Winner will receive a combo of DGFC’s t-shirt, books, and merchandise.
  • Top ten artworks will be posted on DGFC’s official pages.
  ENQUIRY For more information, email us at or WhatsApp 017-8310204 (Maz)