Thursday, October 08, 2009

Blog a play, win a Sony Ericsson phone: additional prizes

The succeeding typhoon-ravaged weekends have been devastating not only on hundreds of thousands of lives in the metropolis, but also on businesses and professions--the performing arts included among them. All the major plays got canceled for two weekends in a row, though Tanghalang Pilipino's Madonna Brava ng Mindanao and Atlantis Productions' Spring Awakening had managed to return to the stage by last Sunday.

Still, the cost of losing audiences for all those days of rain and flood must be steep, not to mention paying for previously booked and now re-booked venues (for any additional performances) and renegotiating with the performers for substitute shows.

All the more reason, then, to support our theater companies as well, and the best way to do that is to go watch their shows.

I've managed to grab a couple more prizes for the blogging contest we're having. Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol now slides to fifth place, with new prizes of bigger monetary value now added to the mix. Here goes:

First prize: Sony Ericsson C903 Cyber-shot phone (5-megapixel camera, GPS for geo-tagging, auto rotating 2.4” display, TV-out function, Face Detection, Smile Shutter, Best Pic, Media Go entertainment organizer--full product overview here), currently retailing at P18,000+.

Second prize: An Astoria Plaza gift certificate entitling the winner to overnight accommodations for two persons at a one-bedroom suite, with free breakfast. The GC is good until November 3, 2009. More about Astoria Plaza's full-serviced residential suites here.

Third prize: A sleek, sturdy, top-of-the-line mountain backpack courtesy of Thai Airways.

Fourth prize: Gift certificates worth P3,000 from the Filipino casual resto-bar and art gallery Botong's Up, located at the new A. Venue Mall along Makati Avenue, Makati City.

Fifth prize: Brand-new hardbound edition of Dan Brown's latest blockbuster novel, The Lost Symbol.

Sixth prize: Brand-new hardbound edition of The One Hundred: A Guide to the Pieces Every Stylish Woman Must Own, by Nina Garcia of Project Runway fame. If you win this prize and you're a guy--well, then, you have the perfect gift to give to your mom, sister or fiancee this Christmas.

The rules, the six covered plays, the deadline, etc. here. Last two weekends, go watch and blog that play now!

4 comments:

mr.perk said...

just want to leave my link for the play review.. thanks

http://edzcelperk.wordpress.com/2009/10/18/the-one-with-the-spring-awakening/

Anonymous said...

humahabol sa contest! Here's a link to my attempt at a review: http://www.facebook.com/note.php?created&&suggest&note_id=156304021475

-Delphine Buencamino

Dennis N. Marasigan said...

gibbs,

will you accept a copy of the book filipino pride as a prize? am donating one.

dennis

gibbs cadiz said...

yes, DENNIS, i'd be happy to. thanks much for the additional prize! :)

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