Prizes, deals aplenty at DST Carnival

Hakim Hayat

Following the official launch of Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST) earlier this week, DST is bringing back their most anticipated annual event, the DST Carnival that takes place this weekend at Bridex Hall 2 in Jerudong.

Earlier this week, Chief Executive Officer of DST Radin Sufri bin Radin Basiuni had said, “We are bringing the biggest digital carnival into town this January 31.”

In line with this, during the three-day DST Carnival, hundreds of gamers will be competing in the biggest E-Sports gaming tournament in Brunei for the Prize Pool of BND15,000 under the E-Sport Series, the Carnival Cup, powered by DST.

There are exclusive and attractive products and services offerings at the DST Pavilion for visitors to take advantage of, ranging from their prepaid service, Easi, where visitors can purchase a SIM Pack at BND10, with a minimum of BND20 recharge card for first activation; to their newly rebranded post-paid service, MOBI, where new MOBI30 or MOBI50 subscribers will get a free Samsung or Oppo smartphones; and also the newly introduced Fibre service, INFINITY, that is free with a minimum subscription of two MOBI30 and two MOBI 50; and so much more.

In addition to the exclusive deals offered, various rewards and prizes will be up for grabs for all, and visitors can simply participate and gain a free entry to the Lucky Draw by filling up the Lucky Draw questionnaire, which is available all around the Bridex Hall 2 in a QR Code form that can be simply scanned and answered.

E-Sport Gamers competing for the Carnival Cup. PHOTO: HAKIM HAYAT

Meanwhile, DSTIncomm, the authorised distributor for Samsung, also held a prize presentation at the DST Carnival for their Samsung Extravaganza Grand Prize Draw yesterday. Customers who had signed up for the Prima Samsung Contract plan or purchased any Samsung devices from DSTIncomm prior to the event stood a chance to win exciting prizes.

The CEO of DST presented the prizes to the top 5 lucky winners. Dato Paduka Abdul Razak bin Haji Muhammad walked away with the Grand Prize; a return ticket for two to Brisbane, Australia and BND1,000 cash. Lorenzo Mateo Santos, Mohd Zulkifli and Afizah Sim, each walked away with a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 256GB, Samsung Galaxy S9 128GB and Samsung Galaxy S9 64GB.

Throughout Saturday and Sunday, visitors will get to enjoy local live performances by Brunei’s very own local artistes featuring Kip Hafizuddin, Ezah Hashim and FN Duo. Not only that, visitors can enjoy and have a laugh at the Comedy Night presenting local stand-up comedians from Bruhaha; Najib, Tibby, Aiman and Loh.

DST has also partnered with McDonalds Brunei, to give those who purchased a minimum of BND 10 recharge card an ‘Easi Value Meal’ McDonald’s BND2 off Voucher. Fun and games will also be available for the whole three days for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

The carnival booth games are free of charge where those who participate will stand a chance to win a DST BND5 voucher or a BND5 Easi recharge card. Other merchants and food vendors will also be selling their goods, services and signature dishes for everyone to enjoy.

The final two days of the DST Carnival are open from 10am-10pm. Visitors can park their cars at Jerudong Park’s Pusing Lagi are where a shuttle bus service is available to bring the visitors to the DST Carnival.

Visitors who would prefer to use a car service instead can opt for DART, DST Carnival transport partner with a discounted price of BND2 for rides with a minimum of BND5.