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Stroll into the Christmas Garden at Paragon

Paragon Christmas Light Up on 7 Nov

Ruth LingSingapore, 3 November 2009 – Shoppers can look forward to a host of rewards when they shop at Paragon this Christmas season. From 6 November to 27 December, the mall has lined up an exciting series of events and promotions for all.

This Christmas, Paragon will be transformed into a luscious garden, with flowers and butterflies as the main elements of the décor in and around the mall. Look out for the iconic 40ft tree at the Paragon's Orchard Road main entrance, which will also be adorned with leaf-like motifs and silver butterfly sculptures.

To launch the Christmas celebration, Paragon will launch the Christmas Light Up on 7 November at 7.45pm at the Front Foyer in conjunction with the Orchard Road Christmas Light Up. There will be a pyrotechnic display as well as live performances by Marina Xavier from 7.30pm.

From 13 November, soak in the Christmas atmosphere every weekend with well-acclaimed A Cappella group Vocaluptuous. Local singer Ruth Ling and a Jazz Trio band will also be performing at the Lunchtime Music Series at Paragon Atrium.

Exclusive Christmas rewards await shoppers and tourists alike at the mall from 6 November to 27 December. Redeem a special edition Christmas wrapper with every $100 spent in a single receipt at Paragon, as well as stand a chance to win over $20,000 worth of prizes in the annual signature year-end Paragon Christmas lucky draw. Present your loved ones with a Paragon Shopping Voucher gift pack, which comes with a gift from Paragon.





 For a full list of the promotions and more event details, please refer to Annex A.

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Limited
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For more information, please contact:

Ina Se
Senior Manager
Advertising & Promotions
Orchard 290 Ltd
DID: 6830 3812

Eileen Quay
Assistant Manager
Advertising & Promotions
Orchard 290 Ltd
DID: 6830 3813

Sherlyn Yap
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1226
H/P: 9177 0747

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, 3 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,; 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.

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 in Mandarin and 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.

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.

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About Orchard 290 Ltd
Orchard 290 Ltd is a subsidiary of SPH, who owns and manages Paragon and Paragon Medical - a 14-storey medical tower sitting atop the shopping podium. Visit or for more information.