Mother’s Day Celebrates Women Contestants From Various States In Malaysia and Professionals In Spectacular Splendour. Plaza Shah Alam’s annual beauty pageant, Pencarian Wanita Melayu (PWM) reaches its exciting finals this 8th May at Plaza Shah Alam. Spectacular and colourful costume parades by contestants traditional wear of each state by Jabatan Kesenian Kebudayaan Malaysia, Batik from Istana Batik Plaza Shah Alam and the breathtaking attire designed by Bahari Asyek Plaza Shah Alam.

Held on Mother’s Day, the finals of this pageant are held in conjunction with various activities organised in the month of May where it is all about celebrating women who care and nurture us amid the occasions of Teacher’s Day and Nurse’s Day as well.
This significant event which is in its third successive year, is a competition amongst Malay women who are out to prove that they are the ultimate Malay woman living and succeeding as a professional in the modern era while still holding on to her traditions and cultural roots.
The contestants of Pencarian Wanita Melayu come from different states in Malaysia and from various professions and interesting backgrounds, some are doctors, medical students, aeronautical engineering students and even a mother of 4 children.
“This year, we received an overwhelming response with contestants from different varies of life and states participating in our quest to find the ultimate Malay women,” said Puan Azura Mokhtar, Senior Centre Manager of Plaza Shah Alam.
“The finale today will comprise our Top Ten (10) Finalists showcasing beautiful traditional wears by our sponsors as well as representing the uniqueness of the different states in Malaysia with the evening ending with us crowning our Top Three (3) winners as well as Miss Photogenic and Miss Personality,” she added.
The judges at the pageant include celebrity judges Vanida Imran and Dynas Mokhtar. The exciting finale will feature a spectacular costume parade by the contestants which includes Batik and traditional wear of each State by Jabatan Kebudayaaan Kesenian Malaysia and Traditional Wear by Bahari Asyek. In conjunction with Mother’s Day, mothers of the contestants will be giving away prizes to the top 3 winners of Pencarian Wanita Melayu 2016, including two other titles of Miss Photogenic and Miss Personality.
This competition has managed to attract reputable sponsors such as Habib Jewel, Ice Watch, Concorde Hotel, BTL Aesthetics Malaysia and many more. Other partners included Bahari Asyek, Istana Batik, Asyira Kaseh, Butik Eastern Creation and d’Qapas Boutique who sponsored all the outfits worn by finalists today as well as the outfits styled for the judges.
Finalist also will be styling HABIB Aura collection, which is a special collection for women in hijab in Malaysia. AURA collection is styled complete with trailing chains, bracelets, rings and brooches. "

Distinguished guests included Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Sri Meer Sadik Habib, Managing Director of Habib Jewels Group, a major sponsor of Pencarian Wanita Melayu (PWM).
Pencarian Wanita Melayu has been successfully organised by Plaza Shah Alam for the past two consecutive years. The idea of the competition was thought up by the Board of Directors as a way to promote the image of a traditional Malay woman holding on to her roots while facing the modern world and still succeeding in what she does.

Plaza Shah Alam is working closely with YannRifft Resources to help manage the event. The close work relationship is the reason Pencarian Wanita Melayu is the biggest Malay pageant in Malaysia and has been successful for the past two years.

Owned by Evergreen Venues Sdn Bhd, a privately owned property investment company, Plaza Shah Alam is connected to an office tower called Plaza Masalam. The nearby Concorde Hotel Shah Alam, major banks and a thriving commercial square are located adjacent to this mall.

With 1,000 bays parking facility and security facilities, the mall is accessible 24 hours daily. This neighbourhood mall has four floors with dining outlets and eateries of all sorts with delicacies ranging from Western to Asian food.

Apart from speciality shops of sorts, there are many apparel shops that offer stylish attire such as Baju Kurungs and Baju Melayu that can even be customised and tailored for patrons.

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