The Piala Seri Endon Batik Design Competition is organised by Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia (PENYAYANG) as part of the Malaysia Batik-Crafted for the World Movement. The 17th edition of this prestigious Competition will be held in 2022.

The Competition was created to discover and provide a platform for the support, recognition, and encouragement of Malaysia’s batik-making talent, and it is open to Malaysians over the age of 18. Piala Seri Endon is a Batik design competition, so each participant or team must make their own batik. The competition is judged by a panel of 16 people from Round 1 to the Grand Finals.

The competition has three (3) categories:

  1. Handicraft category
  2. Soft Furnishing category; and
  3. Fashion category

For each of the three (3) categories:

  • The grand prize is RM30,000.00;
  • The second prize is RM10,000.00; and
  • The third prize is RM5,000.00.

The Piala Seri Endon Semi-Finals were held on August 20, 2022, at the Seri Pacific Hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

The following people advanced to the Semi-Finals from the three (3) categories: (1) Fashion category

  1. Fashion category- 17 participants
  2. Soft Furnishing category- 9 participants
  3. Handicraft category- 10 participants

Twelve (12) of the seventeen (17) participants (Fashion Category) qualified for the Piala Seri Endon Grand Finals, which will be held on September 4, 2022, at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).


BONIA became the Official Presenter for Piala Seri Endon in 2022. BONIA is proud to embark on this journey to nurture and preserve the national craft of Batik in collaboration with the prestigious Piala Seri Endon.

NIVEA is proud to return this year as PENYAYANG’s Skin Care partner to co-host the Piala Seri Endon event, with the partnership beginning in 2019. This year, NIVEA has kindly sponsored generous door prizes for all event guests and contestants, which consist of essential NIVEA products to keep their skin radiant and luminous because healthy, beautiful skin is the perfect accessory for any outfit.

As a company, NIVEA believes in the preservation of culture and heritage, and thus compares the long history of Batik, as Malaysian heritage, to its own history of years of research and development culminating in high-quality Skin Care products.

The Director-General, Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation, YBrs Puan ‘Ainu Sham Haji Ramli was the Guest-of-Honour at the Semi Finals.

PENYAYANG would like to thank the following for their support The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia

  • The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia
  • Bonia Corporation Berhad
  • Royal Selangor International Sdn Bhd
  • KPMG
  • Panel of Batik Experts
  • Media supporters RTM, ASTRO, Sin Chew, Kumpulan Karangkraf, The New Straits Time Press, The star, Utusan Malaysia, BERNAMA, Social Media agencies, and all other Media.