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The New Paper New Face 2009 Grand Finals

6 October 2009, Singapore --- The New Paper New Face 2009 Grand Finals will be held this Thursday (8 October) at Takashimaya Square.

The New Paper (TNP) New Face has discovered fresh faces who went on to have successful careers in modelling and show business over the past 17 years. They include models Christabel Campbell and Nargis Musawwir, actresses Dawn Yeoh and Phyllis Quek, actress/model Jessica Tan
, Colleen Francisca who won Mrs Singapore World in 2008, and Miss Singapore Universe 2009 Rachel Kum.

This year's event
promises to be an unforgettable show. The twenty fresh-faced finalists will present their best in four exciting sequences, complete with fabulous fashion and great music. Audiences will also be treated to a special performance by the irrepressible Kumar who will definitely spice up the evening in his unique way.

The winner of the New Paper New Face 2009 will bring home the grand prize of $10,000 cash, while the 1st and 2nd runners-up will each win $5,000 and $3,000 cash respectively.

Subsidiary Awards


In addition, there will be four subsidiary titles awarded this year.
The New Paper Ms Popularity award will be given to the finalist who received the most votes by TNP readers. The other three subsidiary awards are the Subaru Miss Vivacious Award, Miss Levi's Lady Award, and the InnerShine Miss Beautiful Eyes Award.

The panel of judges comprises experts from the fashion and entertainment industry. They are:

1. Ms Sylvia Toh, celebrity journalist, The New Paper
2. Mr Glenn Tan, Executive Director of Tan Chong International
3. Ms Jeanette Ejlersen, Her World fashion & beauty director, SPH Magazines
4. Mr Michael Goh, Brand General Manager of M.A.C Cosmetics
5. Mr Addy Lee, Celebrity Hairstylist & Director of Monsoon Group
6. Ms Junita Simon, Singapore's
top model

The New Paper New Face 2009 is presented by Subaru Motorimage, and co-sponsored by Levi's and InnerShine.



Media Invitation


Your journalist, photographer and/or film crew are invited to cover The New Paper New Face 2009 Grand Finals. Details are as follows:

The New Paper New Face 2009 Grand Finals

Date & Time : Thursday,
8 October, 7pm
Venue : Takashimaya Square, Basement 2.


Please confirm your attendance with Adrian Cheong at 63192261 / 97986097 or at cheongcy@sph.com.sg by 5pm on 7 Oct.

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


For more information, please contact:

Chok Huey Jiuan
Promotions Manager
Product Branding & Promotions
Marketing Division
Singapore Press Holdings
DID : 6319 1518
HP : 9049 6509
Email :
chokhj@sph.com.sg

Adrian Cheong
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings
Tel : 6319 2261
HP : 9798 6097
Email :
cheongcy@sph.com.sg

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

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

Newspapers and Magazines
In Singapore, SPH publishes 17 newspaper titles in four languages. Every day, 2.9 million individuals or 79 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.

Internet and Mobile
Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 150 million pageviews with 9 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, rednano.sg; Stomp (Straits Times Online Mobile Print), a portal that connects, engages and interacts with readers on the Web and via mobile phone messaging; omy, 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.

Broadcasting
SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8, U and TV Mobile, 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 FM in Mandarin and Radio 91.3 FM in English.

Outdoor Advertising
In addition, SPH has ventured into outdoor advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s largest outdoor motion display advertising network media company.

Properties

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, is also developing a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.