Tempt Yourself with Delightful Surprises at VivoCity's Great Singapore Sale 2012
7 May 2012, Singapore – The Great Singapore Sale (GSS) is back and VivoCity is all set to present a delightful mix of activities and best buys for shoppers! From 25 May to 22 July, Singapore’s largest retail and lifestyle destination will host kids, fashion, music and arts related events such as the Disney Princess Academy and Pageant, Creatively Thai 2012, Jazz on the Roof 2012 and the Singapore Street Festival 2012. What’s more, shoppers will also find great privileges and be rewarded with a chance to win diamond jewelleries jewellery and air tickets!
“Singaporeans’ favourite shopping season is just around the corner and we are eager to have our shoppers here at VivoCity over the next two months to enjoy our special GSS line-up of events. There will be activities for shoppers of all ages covering various interests which reflects our aim of creating stimulating and memorable shopping experiences for all our visitors”, said Mr Chang Yeng Cheong, General Manager of VivoCity.
Disney Princess Academy and Pageant (28 May to 16 June)
To coincide with the mid-year school holidays, VivoCity and Alexandra Retail Centre (ARC) will host the Disney Princess Academy and Pageant. The Disney Princess Academy will take place at VivoCity from 28 May to 3 June, with girls aged 4 to 12 years old having the chance to undergo a Disney Princess makeover and be transformed into the graceful Snow White or the glamorous Cinderella. The makeover will be followed by a photo-shoot where participants are given a picture of their makeover for keepsake. The girls can also learn the virtue of a modern princess at the Arts & Crafts, Jewellery-making and Cupcake Decoration workshops at ARC between 4 June and 12 June.
To participate, shoppers will simply have to spend a minimum of $30 at VivoCity or $20 at ARC in a single receipt between 25 May and 3 June and pay a $20 registration fee at the Disney Princess Academy Registration Counter at VivoCity’s Central Court on Level 1 from 28 May to 3 June.
In addition, 40 “princesses” from the Disney Princess Academy at VivoCity will also be shortlisted to take part in the Disney Princess Pageant held at ARC on 16 June. The top three “Princesses” from each of the two age categories (4 to 7 and 8 to 12 years old) will win great prizes!
Creatively Thai 2012 (13 to 17 June)
Returning for the sixth year in partnership with the Thai Trade Centre, Singapore, the Creatively Thai showcase will feature the latest fashion designs by leading Thai designers. There will also be daily fashion shows at 4.30pm and 7.30pm. The reigning Miss Tourism Queen International 2011, Kantapat Peeradachainarin from Thailand, will be making special appearances during the fashion shows from 13 to 15 June.
Music and Arts Performances For One and All
Shoppers will also be treated to a host of entertaining performances at the outdoor Amphitheatre on Level 3. A spectacular jazz concert awaits families and music-lovers as British saxophonist Greg Lyons returns to VivoCity to perform beautiful compositions as part of the Singapore Press Holdings Gift of Music Concert on 23 June at 7pm.
This year’s Singapore Street Festival (SSF), a social and community project that provides a platform for local youths to showcase their creative talents will be held at VivoCity’s Amphitheatre. On 21 and 22 July, shoppers can catch fast and furious breakdance action in the Battle of the Year Break Dance Competition while the WOW! SSF Band competition will take place on 28 July. There will also be a headline performance by Japanese band Sforzato at the SSF D’J Party on 29 July as D’J Party celebrates its tenth Anniversary.
Shopper Rewards at VivoCity!
Shoppers with a minimum spending of $30 from 25 May to 22 July will stand a chance to win the grand prize of a SK Jewellery 1.21 Carat Diamond Necklace worth $15,700 and Tiger Airways return tickets for four in the VivoCity GSS Lucky Draw. There will also be eight consolation prizes, each comprising a SK Jewellery Diamond Necklace worth $569 and Tiger Airways return tickets for two.
In addition, shoppers will be rewarded for shopping at VivoCity. They can redeem a shopping/dining voucher or a gift with a minimum spending of $150. OCBC Credit/Debit Cardmembers only need to charge $100 to qualify. They can also enjoy exclusive shopping and dining privileges at participating outlets when they charge to their OCBC Credit/Debit Cards.
Tourists will also benefit during the Great Singapore Sale at VivoCity. From 1 June to 31 July, the first 100 tourists per month with a minimum spend of $200 at any store at VivoCity can redeem a pair of earrings from Toscow worth $59.
With over 1 million square feet of lettable floor space attracting a diverse mix of over 300 retailers, large event spaces, including an outdoor amphitheatre, a 20,000sf open plaza and a 300metre-long waterfront Promenade, VivoCity is Singapore's largest and most diverse retail and lifestyle destination. Designed by world-renowned architect Toyo Ito, VivoCity is the centre-piece of Singapore's newest lifestyle hub at the HarbourFront, which also includes Sentosa and Resorts World Sentosa, Mt Faber, the Singapore Cruise Centre and St James Power Station. VivoCity is a Mapletree Commercial Trust property.
About Mapletree Commercial Trust
Mapletree Commercial Trust (MCT) is a Singapore-focused REIT that invests on a long-term basis, directly or indirectly, in a diversified portfolio of income-producing real estate used primarily for office and/or retail purposes, whether wholly or partially, in Singapore, as well as real estate related assets.
MCT is managed by Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd. The key financial objectives of the Manager are to provide Unitholders of MCT with an attractive rate of return on their investment through regular and stable distributions and to achieve long-term growth in Distribution Per Unit and net asset value per Unit, while maintaining an appropriate capital structure for MCT.