Monday July 6, 2009
By TUNKU SHAHARIAH
PARTICIPANTS of the Galaxie & Youth Carnival at the Penang Times Square this weekend can look forward to lots of prizes as more sponsors come forward to support the event.
Some 20 sponsors handed over their products and vouchers to The Star's representatives at the Star Northern Hub last Thursday.
Among them was Pacific West Foods (M) Bhd which sponsored RM3,000 worth of premiums and vouchers for the carnival which is organised by Star Publications (M) Bhd.
Sponsors of the Galaxie & Youth Carnival posing for a photo after the briefing at the Star Northern Hub on Thursday.
The others include the Penang Turf Club which sponsored RM5,000, Parkroyal Penang, White Cafe Marketing Sdn Bhd, G.C. Life Sdn Bhd, Jazz Star, Danzity Dance Studio, Unicorn, Promedia, Lam Loong Photo House, Celebrity Fitness, iRiver and Ever Wellsport.
Representatives from colleges which are helping to coordinate activities at the event attended a briefing at the Star Northern Hub the same day.
Milo, 100 Plus and Malta are sponsoring drinks for the carnival which will be held from 10am to midnight on Saturday and 10am to 10pm on Sunday.
Themed The Happening Event for Youth, the carnival will feature exciting and entertaining games, activities and contests for youths aged between 16 and 30.
Several of the college representatives, who are helping to coordinate the carnival's activities, showing their college placards.
The events include a three-on-three basketball match, spin & win contest, photo competition, eating competition, foosball (table football) challenge, five-a-side soccer, arm wrestling, street dance competition, treasure hunt and B-Boy Battle. There will also be a talent search, concert and stage perfor-mances.
The sponsors for the eating competition are Manhattan Fish Market, Sakae Sushi, Ah Phiau Sandwich and Uncle Bob.
In total, the prizes up for grabs are worth more than RM30,000. They include flight tickets, a 32-inch television, digital cameras, mobile phones, DVD players, a video camera, MP3 players and cash.
The main sponsors for the carnival are LG, Hotlink, Firefly, DIS Technology Holdings Bhd and Digital Music Systems. Penang Times Square is the official venue.
The event is endorsed by the Penang Youth, Sports, Women, Family and Community Development Committee. Galaxie is a fortnightly entertainment ma-gazine published by Star Publications (M) Bhd.
For details, call The Star's marketing circulation executive Eileen Ooi (012-4556809) or accounts executive (advertisement sales) Nurul Huda Ridzuan (016-4389360).