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Paragon celebrates Singapore’s 45th birthday

Mall decked out in orchids and sounds of joyous music this National Day

Singapore, 4 August 2010 – In celebration of Singapore’s 45th birthday, Paragon will be adorned with festive colours and orchids, to get shoppers into the mood for celebration this August. Paragon has also lined up a string of shopping promotions and music performances by local school bands, jazz ensembles and local celebrities in celebration of National Day. 

Shoppers at Paragon can look forward to the following promotions and activities:

  1. A Medley of Mementos

    Shoppers will receive a National Day collar pin with minimum $150 spent in a single receipt at Paragon. They will receive an additional journal or a Games from the Past when they spend $350 or more in a single receipt.

    Citi Paragon Platinum MasterCard Cardmembers just need to spend $100 or $300 respectively to redeem these mementos. Redemptions are available while stocks last.
  2. Endless Privileged Shopping at Paragon

    From now till 31 December 2010, shoppers who make purchases of at least $200 in a single receipt at Paragon will stand a chance to win in the mall’s monthly luxury draws. 
    This month, five lucky shoppers will win an iPad 64GB Wi Fi 3G worth $1,228 each. 

    The top prize for the grand draw is a Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupé (E 250 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY). The results of the grand draw will be announced in January 2011.

    Citi Paragon Platinum MasterCard members will enjoy five times the chances when they spend $200 in a single receipt at the mall.
  3. Mercedes-Benz Weekend Getaway

    The top spender at Paragon every month will get to enjoy a posh Mercedes-Benz Weekend Getaway driving experience.
  4. Music To the Ears
    From 5 to 29 August, shoppers will be entertained by delightful melodies as Paragon rejoices in Singapore’s birthday.

    Rhythm for the Nation (at Front Foyer)

    6 Aug 5pm & 6pm Coral Secondary School
    7pm & 8pm Hazrul Nizam Quartet
    7 Aug 3pm & 4pm Westwood Secondary School
    5pm & 6pm Summertimes Big Band
    7pm & 8pm Hazrul Nizam Quartet
    6:30pm, 7:30pm & 8:30pm Jungledelics
    8 Aug 3pm & 4pm Jazz Nuts
    5pm & 6pm Singapore Jazz Orchestra
    7pm & 8pm Hazrul Nizam Quartet
    6:30pm, 7:30pm & 8:30pm Jungledelics

  5. Music EnVogue – Afternoon Instrumental Duet featuring Fabiola Zuniga

    This month, shoppers can also look forward to daily performances (except Tuesdays) by professional singer, dancer and percussionist, Fabiola Zuniga. Fabiola, who is from Cali, Colombia, has been singing since 1982 with renowned salsa bands in her country and recorded five albums. She has also toured around Asia for the past two years.

    Catch Fabiola’s performances at 12.15pm and 1.15pm daily (except Tuesdays) and at 3pm and 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays. 


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About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd 

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2009. It is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

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Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 225 million pageviews with 14 million unique visitors every month. Apart from SPH AsiaOne portal, SPH's online and new media initiatives include an online marketplace for products, services and employment, ST701; local search and directory engine,; Stomp (Straits Times Online Mobile Print), a portal that connects, engages and interacts with readers on the Web and via mobile phone messaging;, a bilingual news and interactive portal and The Straits Times RazorTV, a free access interactive webcast service offering live chat shows and video-on-demand clips.

SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. In the radio business, SPH has an 80 per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations Radio 100.3 in Mandarin and 91.3FM in English.

Events and Outdoor Advertising
SPH’s events subsidiary Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s largest outdoor motion display advertising network media company. 

SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, has also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.