| Hakim Hayat |
DST Carnival is back again for its 7th edition this year, promising a fun-filled weekend offering host of activities and promotions for DST subscribers and the public.
The three-day carnival was launched yesterday by the guest of honour, Awang Abdul Latiff bin POKSS Dato Paduka Haji Md Yusuf, a member of DST Board of Directors at the DST Headquarters in Tungku Link.
In his welcoming remark, Amer Iskandar bin Pehin Dato Haji Zakaria, Chairman of the Organising Committee and Senior Manager of International Services at DST, said that like previous years, the carnival is the pinnacle of DST’s anniversary celebration. “These events are especially for our customers to show our appreciation for the trust and support given to DST since its formation some 19 years ago,” he added.
The guest of honour later toured an exhibition on DST and also launched two new DST products; the Easi Loyalty Programme “Redemption Feature” and Kristal Astro’s “MyKA Account” payment portal.
The DST Carnival 2014 boasts various promotional offers on DST products and services as well as entertainment, fun games and quizzes for everyone. Outside the pavilion, a wide variety of activities such as stage games, performances, showcases, competitions and exciting offers by participating merchants and vendors are available.
DPMM Football Club players made an appearance on stage yesterday, alongside HBO’s “The Smurfs” mascots. Performances by local talents, Rafiz and Dillah and DST’s in-house band, also entertained the crowd.
Today, DST said visitors can expect activities such as the Sushi Competition, Teh Tarik Competition, Magic Show by DJ Nadzri, stage performances by Collabo, Andromeda featuring Nash and DST Club Bank featuring Liyana Yus, the star of local film Yasmine.
Yesterday also saw the first lucky draw prize presentation for the carnival, with visitors walking away with prizes such as a Philips LED Television together with Astro B.yond PVR Set and Kristal Astro subscription, Luminox Watch, DST 4G LTE Go! Broadband Packages, Astro B.yond packages, shopping vouchers and many more.
Three lucky draw sessions will be held today where visitors stand a chance to win prizes such as an Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+, Apple Watch, Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Sony Playstation III Superslim 500GB and others.
The public are also invited to witness a fireworks display that will kick off at about 10.45pm tonight. The DST Carnival 2014 will end tomorrow.