PROMOTIONS AND HAPPENINGS THAT SAY HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY SINGAPORE
This year (2015) marks the momentous occasion of Singapore’s 50th birthday celebration – SG50! As, not only Singapore citizens and residents but visitors alike can enjoy many promotions, exciting happenings and patriotic purchases we round up just some of the SG50 latest we can all expect to enjoy.
GO PATRIOTIC WITH LAZADA.SG
Lazada.sg can help you get into the patriotic spirit with red and white this August. Here’s a pick of red and white items to get everyone decked out for National Day SG50; 1. Marc Jacobs Dot Coffret, $130.95, 2. Phillips Cordless Phone, $159.00, 3. EACH G2000 Gaming Headset Stereo Sound 2.2m Wired Headphone, $107.00, 4. G-Well Robot Vacuum Cleaner, $213.00, 5. Petrel Classic Radio Pattern Printing Phone Case Cover, $12.00. Click HERE for more information.
LADY M® SG50 RED VELVET CAKE
Tuck in to one of the most decadent cakes from the Lady M collection, specially prepared for the celebratory season of Singapore’s 50th Birthday. This Red Velvet cake is made up of layers of red and white, where dark cocoa- rich sponge cake is covered with smooth frosting concocted from fresh whipped cream and cream cheese tucked between each layer.
The Red Velvet at Lady M® is available for the months of July and August. Purchase a slice at $9* each, or pre-order a whole cake online at $85*+ each. For more information or to order, click HERE
EZ-LINK REWARDS SCHEME WITH PERX – Exclusive SG50 EZ-Link Card
During the recent launch of the EZ-Link Rewards with Perx, EZ-Link unveiled an exclusive SG50 EZ-Link Card. This SG50 card features a number of Singapore icons and is priced at S$12 that includes S$7 stored value. SG50 icon EZ-Link Card is available at all TransitLink Ticket Offices.
KIDS GET PEARLIE WHITE WITH SINGA
To celebrate a milestone year in Singapore’s history, Pearlie White, the leading homegrown oral care company, welcomes a new member into its BrushCare Kids range of toothbrushes – the iconic Singa the Lion. BrushCare Kids is a series of animal-themed toothbrushes that helps encourage good oral care by making brush time fun!
The BrushCare Kids range, including Singa the Lion edition is available at selected department stores, personal care stores, pharmacies and supermarkets. It will also be available for a special seasonal promotional price of $3.50 each at www.pearliewhite.com.
TIMES THROW BACK GAMES FROM THE GOOD OLD DAYS
As part of SG50 celebration, Times is having a Throwback Games Challenge! Also aimed to foster family bonding, this moment of remember games is a great way of introducing our younger generations to games from the good old days. Put those gadgets aside and bring your children down to explore an afternoon of traditional games. From five stones, pick-up sticks to chapteh, your kids will be engaged with these fun games that you enjoyed in your childhood. Besides an afternoon of exciting games, all participants walk away with vouchers too!
Times at Tampines 1, 10 Tampines Central, #03-06
Date: 16 May, Saturday
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Games: Five stones, chapteh, pick-up sticks
Times at Paragon, 290 Orchard Road #04-41
Date: 23 May, Saturday
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Games: Five stones and pick-up sticks
Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL hotels in Singapore have two celebratory promotions running from now until 30 December 2015. Choose your destination from two Pan Pacific hotels or three PARKROYAL locations. (PARKROYAL on Pickering pictured above)
SG50 Staycation package offers Singapore citizens and Singapore residents complimentary breakfast for two persons and a S$50 daily accumulative in-house credit.
Singapore’s Golden Jubilee Special is set to offer visitors from all over the world the chance to visit Singapore at an affordable rate. All IATA-registered travel agents can offer their clients a 50% saving off the Best Available Rate and a complimentary upgrade to the next room category for every booking made.
SWENSEN’S SG50 MENU CREATIONS
For the whole year of 2015, diners at Swensen’s can expect intriguing dishes each month as part of an ongoing celebration for the nation’s 50 year milestone. For the month of April, May and June, Swensen’s SG50 menu are some much loved dishes of Lobster Roll, BBQ Boneless Chicken and Fried Crayfish (running respectively). Enjoy these, and look out for more, SG50 menu specials as Swensen’s presents its SG50 Menu that pays homage to the nation’s rich heritage and bold flavour palettes.
AYAM BRAND DISTRIBUTES FOR SALE 1 MILLION LIMITED EDITION SG50 CANS IN 2015
In celebration of Singapore’s 50th anniversary, a total of six unique designs will be printed on 1 million classic oval-shaped Ayam Brand Sardine cans. All six designs are original works that were illustrated, sketched or drawn by the public from the junior category (in partnership with Little Magazine), Student category (in partnership with Raffles Design Institute) and Open Category (in partnership with SAFRA) . Designs fit into two themes ‘My Singapore Memory’ and ‘Creating Memories – Singapore National Service’. These Limited edition SG50 Ayam Brand Sardine cans are available in major supermarkets and retail stores island wide.
NEO GARDEN CATERING CELEBRATES SG50 WITH MOUTH WATERING PROMOTIONS
The simple act of bonding over a meal can celebrate the Nations significant milestone. Neo Garden Catering launch 5 new promotions – Neo Baby Full Month, Pioneer Generation Birthday Buffet, Mini Party Set, Home-cooked Meal Delivery and Unbelievable Weekend Promotion. With offers such as up to 50% discount and unbelievable prices, these offers are available until 31st December 2015.
5000 SMILING FACES FOR SMILE SINGAPORE CAMPAIGN
Have your portrait taken from now until 26th April 2015 at Clarke Quay Central and see it become part of Singapore’s biggest urban photoscape! Or catch roving photographers from 29th April till 3rd May and have their pictures posted online.
The Smile Singapore crew together with Clarke Quay Central has initialised a campaign to collect portraits of smiling faces and stories of how Singapore makes people smile. This year the team aims to break the record of ‘Largest Display of Photos’ by showcasing 5000 smiling faces at Clarke Quay Central. For more information, click HERE
LET THE KAMPUNG SPIRIT CONTINUE WITH LET’S MAKAN
Children today are less aware of the warmth and sense of camaraderie this Kampung spirit entails. Let’s Makan is a good way to reignite this neighbourliness and for them to experience what it was like for their parents and grandparents back in the good old days. Organise your own Let’s Makan session is easy as 1, 2, 3;
- Round up a few of your neighbours and see if they are keen on the idea,
- Decide on the date and location,
- Coordinate the menu – it’s great when everyone can bring something along, whether home-cooked specialities or favourites from the nearby hawker centre.
Click HERE for some menu ideas or to request publicity materials (posters, invitation cards, etc).
JETSTAR FLIES SINGAPOREANS HOME FOR NATIONAL DAY
With over 200,000 Singaporeans living abroad, Jetstar is on a mission to bridge the distance between families by giving 25 lucky overseas Singaporeans based in the Asia Pacific region, the chance to come home and celebrate one of the nation’s biggest milestones.
Singaporeans can nominate their loved ones living abroad by heading to the Jetstar Asia Facebook page. The most compelling nominations will win a trip home for the nominee.
The nomination period has commenced and will end on 26 April 2015, followed by the announcement of winners one week later. The 25 selected Singaporeans will receive return flight tickets back to Singapore.
ART TRANSFORMS SINGAPORE RIVER UNDERPASS
SINGAPORE RIVER ONE (SRO) is partnering with HEWLETT PACKARD (HP) and RAFFLES DESIGN INSTITUTE (RDI) for the transformation of Singapore River Underpass Art Installation leading towards Singapore’s 50th Anniversary
in April 2015.
The theme of the underpass art installations will be focused on the birth of Singapore, presenting through two mural artworks along the Elgin Bridge underpass. Since the underpass leads to the shop houses along Boat Quay, the artworks will mirror the past of these shop houses.
For more information, please click HERE
For more happenings and events and ideas on how you can celebrate Singapore’s 50th Anniversary, go to SG50 Facebook
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