Observe The Lunar Eclipse Tonight


(Marketingmagazine.com.my) – Malaysians will have the opportunity to observe a penumbral lunar eclipse phenomenon which is expected to occur tonight, March 23.

According to a statement released by the National Space Agency Head of Corporate Communications , Wan Hakimah Abd Rahim, the eclipse would occur from 7.21 pm when the moon begins rising until 9.55 pm when the moon has moved completely out of the Earth’s penumbra (shadow).

“The lunar eclipse on Wednesday (March 23) will be the first lunar eclipse this year,” she said.

It was also disclosed that the agency and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation with the cooperation of Starfield Instruments Supply would organise the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse observation programme for the public at the National Planetarium today starting at 7.30 pm.

Several telescopes will be provided for the lunar eclipse and Jupiter observation purposes, but members of the public are encouraged to bring their own telescopes. – Bernama

Enter the prestigious APPIES Malaysia Marketing Awards today!

Known as the ‘TED for Marketing’, campaign entries are presented by their brand marketers or campaign creators in an interactive format comprising of a 4-minute creative reel summarising the overall marketing campaign, followed by a 6-minute oral presentation highlighting significant aspects of the campaign, and finally a Q&A with the audience.

Entrant campaigns must have run between 1 January 2015 and 29 February 2016 in any of these categories:

1. Consumer Durables

2. Consumer Services

3. Food and Beverage

4. Non-food FMCG

5. Business Services

6. Government, Cultural, Social and Environmental campaigns.

Top brands including P&G, Mondelez International, Coca-Cola, Google, IKEA, IBM,
Unilever, Amazon, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts and Asia Pacific Breweries have
all won at the APPIES over the years. Will your Brand or Agency be next?

Download details and your Entry Kit here:

Closing Date: 31 March, 2016

All entries are to be submitted to [email protected] via file transfer protocol.


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The APPIES is an annual event that presents a rare opportunity for creative, media, digital and marketing agencies or brands to present their best campaigns to the industry.

This is the only event where Live Presentations meets Live Judging.

Similar to TED Talks, The APPIES is the chance for great presenters with outstanding work to show it off to some of the industry’s most important industry leaders.

This year’s winners will receive Gold, Silver or Bronze trophies for 21 categories, and 6 special Best of Best categories (red trophies) that require no submissions!

Campaign entries must have run between June 2023 to May 2024

Submissions Deadline
30th June 2024

APPIES Festival – Judging & Presentations
11th – 12th July 2024 (Malaysia)


Download Event PDF
Submit Entries Here

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