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In this garden, love blossoms

Singapore, 13 June 2014 – Celebrate romance this weekend at Love@The Gardens organised by The Straits Times Classified and The New Paper Classified.

The event on June 14 and 15 at Gardens by the Bay is a showcase of 24 exhibitors, including the established names in the wedding industry, hotels, restaurants, jewellers, beauty services, and more.

Whether you are planning for your dream wedding, commemorating wedding anniversaries, or simply want to indulge in romance with your loved one, there is a fine selection of products and services to choose from.

There are also attractive prizes to be won. Visitors who make a purchase from any one of the exhibitors stand to take part in the Buyers’ Draw to win a one-day luxury ride. Three lucky winners will get to choose between a chauffeured ride in a Bentley or take the wheel of a Ferrari and experience driving a supercar for a day. Only winners above 30 years old who possess a valid driving licence qualify to drive the Ferrari. Each one-day luxury car rental is worth $2,800. The prizes for the Buyers’ Draw are sponsored by Motorway Car Rentals.

Mr Michael Lim, the owner of Motorway Car Rentals said: “We are very happy to sponsor the prizes for the Buyers’ Draw because we want to give couples a unique way to spend time together and add glamour to their romance. The ride in a supercar is symbolic of their journey of love, and we hope it will be an unforgettable experience for the winners.”

Watch out for the live round of Love contest to be held this Sunday. Twelve couples will go up on stage and put their love to the test. They were shortlisted from over 200 entries submitted for the Love@The Gardens photo contest. The contest which ran from May 24 to June 10 called for couples to submit their best photo. The shortlisted couples were picked based on how well they expressed their love through their photograph, picture composition, and photo quality among other criteria.

The top three winning couples will each win a romantic trip for two to Jiuzhaigou (land tours inclusive of food and accommodation, flight tickets not included) worth $1,998 per couple. In addition, there is a total of $1,000 worth of shopping vouchers to be won.

One of the selected couples, Madam Leong Lin Foon and her husband, Mr Kan Yee Heng, both 75, will take to the stage this Sunday to try their hand at winning. The couple have been married for 53 years. Said Madam Leong: “I took part in the photo contest hoping to win a prize and sent in our favourite snapshot. I am ready to take to the stage with my husband and answer any questions posed during the contest on Sunday. My family and friends will be showing up to support us.”  

Other event highlights include a fashion show of the latest in bridal wear happening on both days at 5pm. Visitors will also be entertained by live band performances.

For secrets to keeping romance alive and more details on the event, pick up the special supplements to be published in The Straits Times Classified this Friday, June 13, and The New Paper Classified on Saturday, June 14

Entry to the event at the Flower Field Hall is free.Register at the event itself or at http://www.sphclass.com.sg/love to receive a goodie bag and 20% off entrance tickets to the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest.

 

 

 

Annex 1

List of exhibitors          

Bridal houses

Beautiful Love Wedding
Bridal Concept
Chantal Wedding
French Wedding
Golden Horse Awards Bridal
Julia Wedding News
My Dream Wedding
Queena Wedding
The Aisle Bridal
The Feline Bridal
Thomson Wedding Collection
Yvonne Creative Bridal

Venue providers

Ban Heng Group of Restaurants
M Hotel Singapore
Peach Garden Restaurant

Jeweller

Srichakra Diamond Jewellers

Official honeymoon partner

Jun-Air Travel

Official bridal carriage

Motorway Car Rentals

Beauty services providers

Indulgence Cosmetics 
LXA Beautique

Decorations provider

My Party Friend 


Prizes for Buyers’ Draw

Make any purchase to enter the Buyer's Draw to win prizes worth $2,800 sponsored by Motorway Car Rentals. All participants of the Love@The Gardens Buyers’ Draw are eligible to win a day’s worth of being luxuriously chauffeured around in a Bentley or getting behind the wheel of a Ferrari. Drivers of the Ferrari need to be at least 30 years old to qualify. Three winners will be selected.

Media Invitation

We would like to invite your journalist and photographer/ videographer to cover this event. 

Event details

Love @ The Gardens
Date : June 14 (Saturday) and June 15 (Sunday)
Time : 10am to 10pm
Venue : Flower Field Hall, Gardens by the Bay
Admission : Free
Getting there : Free shuttle bus service from Bayfront and Esplanade MRT

From Bayfront MRT Station, take exit B to Bus Stop 03509    (Opposite MBS)
From Esplanade MRT Station, take exit C to Bus Stop 02119 (One Raffles Link)
Programme
Saturday
1pm: Performance by Merry Bees Live Music
5pm: Bridal Fashion Show

Sunday
1pm: Love Contest
5pm: Bridal Fashion Show

Please RSVP latest by today at 6pm with Yeo Siew Chi at yeosc@sph.com.sg/ Tel: 6319 1586 or Amanda Ng at amandang@sph.com.sg/Tel: 6319 5909, and indicate your preferred date/dates of attendance.

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Regn. No. 198402868E

For more information, please contact:

Amanda Ng (Ms)
Senior Communications Executive
Advertising & Promotions
Print Classified
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 6319 5909
Email: amandang@sph.com.sg 

Yeo Siew Chi (Mr)
Manager
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 6319 1586
Email: yeosc@sph.com.sg

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.


Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing 

SPH has 19 titles licensed under the Newspaper Printing and Presses Act, of which nine are daily newspapers across four languages. On an average day, 3.05 million individuals or 76 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.


Internet and Mobile

Beyond print, SPH's suite of digital products includes online editions of newspapers and magazines, as well as mobile applications. Our online products enjoy 360 million page views with 23 million unique browsers every month. Apart from AsiaOne, SPH’s online and new media initiatives include ST701, the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds); Stomp, 
omy.sg and SPH Razor. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times’ iPhone application. SPH’s Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital editions which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions. The Malay language-daily Berita Harian has apps for both iPhones and Android smartphones and iPads, offering both native and PDF formats, and an online version.

Broadcasting

In the radio business, SPH Radio Pte Ltd operates entertainment stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss92 and HOT FM91.3 in English. 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. 


Events and Out-of-Home Advertising

SPH’s events arm Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPHMBO. 


Properties

SPH REIT is a Singapore-based REIT established principally to invest, directly or indirectly, in a portfolio of income-producing real estate which is used primarily for retail purposes in Asia-Pacific, as well as real estate-related assets. SPH REIT is managed by SPH REIT Management Pte. Ltd., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings Limited. 

The initial portfolio of SPH REIT comprises the following two high quality and well located commercial properties in Singapore:

· Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property, well known for its upscale mall housing many luxury brands, located in the heart of Orchard Road; and
· The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall located in the centre of Clementi town, an established residential estate in the west of Singapore. 

The Seletar Mall is SPH's latest retail development and is expected to open at the end of 2014. This property is a potential asset to be injected into SPH REIT. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road. 

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