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Experience all things Turkish at The Seletar Mall

Singapore, 10 May 2018 - The Seletar Mall will be organising a campaign to bring the unique culture and character of Turkey right into the heart of Sengkang from 11 to 24 May. Themed 'A Turkish Experience', The Seletar Mall seeks to give shoppers a snapshot of Turkey through a series of Turkish delights and fun. 

The mention of Turkey immediately brings to mind their famous covered markets (Kapalı Çarşı). Each Turkish city has its own bazaar, hawking local goodies from the various regions. 

At the main atrium of The Seletar Mall, a mini Kapalı Çarşı will showcase a unique spread of Turkish-themed products and services, alongside activities such as Turkish coffee-making with sand, traditional do-it-yourself (DIY) Kumpir and belly-dancing. The one of a kind Turkish Fair will welcome shoppers from 11 to 17 May. 

In addition to the Turkish Fair, shoppers will once again get the opportunity to dress up their pet cats to be part of the cat dress-up contest. Shoppers simply need to upload a picture of their cat together with a short story on the mall's Facebook page from now till 12 May. Eight finalists and their feline friends will be invited to the mall to compete in the contest final for the chance to win attractive prizes worth more than $2,400. 

A spokesperson from The Seletar Mall said: "In the cities of Turkey, street cats are treasured and loved by locals and visitors. Since 2016, The Seletar Mall has also been supporting the Cat Welfare Society. In conjunction with 'A Turkish Experience', we take this opportunity to partner the Cat Welfare Society once again to support local cats in need."

Besides the cultural activities and fair, there are also an attractive in-mall lucky draw, as well as online contests.

TURKISH DRAW
11-24 May 
Participate in The Seletar Mall's Turkish Draw and stand a chance to win over $7,000 worth of air tickets, sponsored by Turkish Airlines, and Ogawa products. Spend a minimum of $80* to redeem one lucky draw chance. 

1st Prize

1 pair return economy tickets to Istanbul, Turkey on Turkish Airlines + Ogawa Estilo Prime Plus (worth $3,698)

2nd Prize

1 pair return economy tickets to Istanbul, Turkey on Turkish Airlines (worth $3,000)

3rd Prize

Ogawa Estilo Prime Plus (worth $698)


*Maximum 3 same-day receipts, inclusive of FairPrice Finest receipts. Maximum of 3 redemptions per shopper per day. 

INSTANT LUCKY DIP 
11-24 May
Spend a minimum of $50* and stand to walk away with attractive prizes such as exclusive Cat Welfare merchandise. In support of the Cat Welfare Society's community initiatives, shoppers who draw a Donation Card will also have $2 donated in their name by The Seletar Mall. 

*Including FairPrice Finest receipts. Maximum of 1 redemption per shopper per day. 

TURKISH FAIR
11-17 May, 10am - 9pm, Level 1 Atrium
Indulge in the Turkish experience at the Turkish Fair and enjoy the sights and smells of a Turkish marketplace. The week-long fair features Turkish-themed workshops and activities such as belly-dancing, traditional coffee-making with sand and DIY Kumpir - Turkey's unique jacketed baked potato stuffed with a generous heap of toppings. 

On 11 May, His Excellency Murat Lütem, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Singapore, will also grace the opening of this unique fair. 

FUN WITH ART 
13 May, 2pm - 4pm 
With a minimum spending of $30*, shoppers can learn how to make a cat portrait with various materials. This workshop is suitable for children aged 5 and above. 

*Including FairPrice Finest receipts. Limited to the first 30 shoppers only. 

CAT DRESS-UP CONTEST 
19 May, 1pm 
Submit your cat entries through The Seletar Mall's Facebook page. Eight finalists will be selected for the finals on 19 May at 1pm, where the cats will be judged based on their adoption stories, costumes and basic grooming. More than $2,400 worth of SPH Malls vouchers are up for grabs. 

CAT ADOPTION DRIVE 
20 May, 11am - 7pm
Visit the atrium at The Seletar Mall to view the beautiful rescued cats looking for homes at the Cat Welfare Society adoption drive.

Attachment: 

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Limited
Co. Regn. No: 198402868E
 


For media enquiries, please contact: 


Ms Jacqueline Tan 

Centre Manager

The Seletar Mall Pte Ltd

Tel: 6713 9848

Email: jacquelinetan@sphproperties.com.sg 


Ms Rebecca Chee

Executive

Corporate Communications & CSR 

Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

DID: 6319 1124

Email: rchee@sph.com.sg


 

About The Seletar Mall

The Seletar Mall (利达广场) is a four-storey mall, with five-basement levels (including 3 basement carpark), by Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH) and United Engineers Development Pte Ltd (UED). This joint venture mall is conveniently located at the junction of Sengkang West Avenue and Fernvale Road and is highly accessible via the Sengkang North East Line (NEL) MRT/ Fernvale LRT station, with bus routes connecting to the Sengkang bus interchange and two main expressways, Tampines Expressway (TPE) and Central Expressway (CTE).


The Seletar Mall, with a net lettable area of 188,000 sq ft, is positioned as a family oriented shopping mall with retail and F&B spread over four levels above ground plus two basement levels. The Seletar Mall will enjoy a catchment of 320,000 residents living in HDB flats, private condominiums and landed homes located within 3 km radius of the mall. Apart from the residential catchment, there is also a good-sized working population at the Seletar Aerospace Park next to Seletar Airport and the Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park.


About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

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


SPH's core business is publishing of newspapers, magazines and books in both print and digital editions.  It also owns other digital products, online classifieds, radio stations and outdoor media. 


On the property front, SPH owns 70% in a real estate investment trust called SPH REIT which comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road and The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall. SPH also owns and operates The Seletar Mall.  It is developing a new commercial cum residential site at Woodleigh. It also has a stake in Chinatown Point.

 

It is in the aged care sector and owns Orange Valley, Singapore’s largest private nursing home operator. 

 

SPH runs a regional events arm and a chain of Buzz retail outlets.  It also invested in the education business.


For more information, please visit www.sph.com.sg