Sarawak Tourism Board is looking for aspiring art designers among the public to help create the look for the Rainforest World Music Festival and Borneo Jazz, which will be used as promotional materials.

The new artwork design will refresh the external appearance of the festival represented by STB at many tourism-marketing exercises and promotional campaign overseas.

The design competition provides the opportunity to excite and challenge not only professional art & design communities but also members of the public (amateur or students) to showcase their talent and to win attractive prizes from the festival organiser, Sarawak Tourism Board.

This design competition also provides everyone with the opportunity to showcase his or her talent as a designer. The winning design will be used to brand RWMF and Borneo Jazz 2014 in promotional materials including posters, brochures, leaflets, souvenir program, websites or other social media platforms.

Individual or group entries are both permitted. The idea must retain the characteristic that features the significances and authenticity of each festival.

The entry in this competition constitutes the agreement to allow your idea to be published through any of STB’s marketing and publicity material either in print or electronic media worldwide. This will also include the use of material by STB marketing partners such as Tourism Malaysia or the airlines, among others. The artwork will become the exclusive property of Sarawak Tourism Board, which retains exclusive rights to the reproduction of the design and the submitting artist relinquishes all rights to such design. As in any other art and design competition, the entries must not violate any copyright, trademark, publicity right, privacy right, or any other right of any third party.

The best artwork design will be selected and will receive 10 sets of 2 day tickets to the festival in 2014 together with certificate (Borneo Jazz) and 10 sets of 3 day tickets to the festival in 2014 together with a certificate (RWMF).

This is a digital competition however, hard copy proposals will also be accepted. Online entries can be uploaded via DropBox and sent to cindybong@sarawaktourism.com as in 3 formats (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and PDF in high resolution) not later than 29 November 2013. The attachment, (packed in a ZIP file) for sending via email will also be accepted.

The artwork should include a technical summary in writing. Entries are also encouraged to include all necessary information to clearly explain the proposal especially description or the meaning of the design.

Entries will be judged and must have the following criteria:

1) Borneo Jazz – An element of Jazz music icon with not more than 3 colour code.
2) Rainforest World Music Festival – An element of World Music icon, Sarawak ethnic design / concept and a must to incorporate Green colour code in the design.

The design must incorporate the respective festival logos and both are downloadable via www.sarawaktourism.com.