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ANYTHING Butterfly for World Lupus Day

A photography contest is being held in conjunction with World Lupus Day on May 10, 2008. Called “ANYTHING Butterfly Photography Contest“, this photography contest aims to raise public awareness about Lupus, an autoimmune disease that can cause severe damage to body tissues and organs and in aid of Persatuan SLE Malaysia.

The shortlisted photographs will be exhibited from May 10 – May 18, 2008 at 1 Utama, First Floor Oval. For you shutterbugs, there’s no excuse not to enter! If you have a camera, must enter too! All proceeds from this event goes directly to Persatuan SLE Malaysia.

Please download entry form here:


Complete the entry form and send it with your donation of RM10 (cheque/money order) payable to “Persatuan SLE Malaysia” to the address:
Persatuan SLE Malaysia, 3rd Floor,
Bangunan Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah,
No. 16, Jalan Utara, 46200
Petaling Jaya, Selangor.


Bank in your donation of RM10 to: Persatuan SLE Malaysia, CIMB Account No: 1266-0000638-054 and fax the completed entry form and bank-in slip to fax no: 03-7957 0407. You may also e-mail them to if you prefer.

Contest Form Submission Period runs from May 1st – 7th.

Photos must be submitted by May 8th.

Photo exhibition of winners will run from May 10th – 18th in 1 Utama First Floor Oval.

For more information and terms & conditions please click here.

First Prize:

Nikon D60 DSLR Camera with kit valued at RM 2,588

Second Prize:

Nikon D40x DSLR Camera with kit valued at RM 1,888

Third Prize:

Coolpix P5100 camera valued at RM 1,048

Five Merit Prizes:

Nikon CF Sprint IV binoculars valued at RM 198 each

Fifteen Consolation Prizes

Organised by Shutter Asia and generously supported by Nikon, 1 Utama Community Corner, Epson Trading, Akitiara Corporation, Grand Prix, Pumpkin Design, EventsXpert, Tung Colour Separation, Nuffnang and Frank & Francois Communications, this contest aims to unite everyone with a camera (be it a professional DSLR, compact camera or camera phone) to raise funds for Persatuan SLE Malaysia and also heighten the profile of Lupus disease.

Don’t let your photography talents go to waste!

World Lupus Day ads are finally up on Nuffnang, Asia’s largest blog advertising network. Thank you Nuffnang team! (You can see the ad on the right of my blog). Some of you who are bloggers may be affiliated with Nuffnang and we gently urge you to go to your Nuffnang dashboard, then Blog Manager and change your Ad Preference to “Show Charity Ads”. This only means that the charity ad banner will appear if you have no paid ad banners at the moment.

World Lupus Day

ANYTHING Butterfly is the first of many pro-bono projects under KimKomm and I want to thank all the sponsors for making this possible. I admit, when I picked this project up, I had very little understanding about Lupus and I did not know of anyone with the condition. Only when I’ve started to spread the word about this event that I’ve discovered that I have friends who are living with Lupus, whether affecting them directly or their loved ones. I’m really honoured to be part of this event and hopefully more people will know about this illness after.

11 Responses to ANYTHING Butterfly for World Lupus Day

  1. rinnah April 23, 2008 at 12:02 am #

    Thanks for highlighting this worthy cause, kim. I think I’ll enter the contest – of course the very enticing prizes help too! LOL.

  2. TBG April 23, 2008 at 12:13 pm #

    babe, since i know nuts about taking pictures…can i be the object for photography?? I can dress up in butterfly outfit and be the FAT butterfly *sheepish look*

    anyhow, good take on this project…very worthy. keep up the good work!

  3. Simon Seow April 23, 2008 at 8:06 pm #

    I’m not qualified. My camera only 3.2 Megapixels.

  4. Kimberlycun April 24, 2008 at 12:07 am #

    rinnah: no problem. good luck with your entrance :)

    tbg: lol just take any picture. charity mah!

    simon: don’t be silly lah. anyone with a camera can participate ok.

  5. davidlian April 24, 2008 at 9:10 pm #

    But my photography skills suck. Sigh. Does my N95 qualify as a camera?

  6. Kimberlycun April 25, 2008 at 6:10 pm #

    david: yes most definitely does!

  7. YEONG April 26, 2008 at 11:53 pm #

    lupus day! how i wished to have the lupus ad too. charity is something worth advertising! great job!

  8. Kimberlycun April 28, 2008 at 11:55 am #

    yeong: would be sponsoring charity initiatives relevant to residents of singapore :) thanks!


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