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Arthur’s Day 2011 – Celebrating Great Taste & Great Music

[DISCLAIMER: This contest is open to non-Muslim Nuffnangers aged 18 and above only.]

Question: What’s the world’s most loved black brew – one of the most successful beer brands worldwide, brewed in almost 50 countries and sells 1.8 billion pints annually? If you answered “Guinness”, you’d be absolutely correct!

We all love kicking back with our friends, a pint of freshly poured Guinness in hand, don’t we? And what else brings people together like Guinness? Music, of course! :D

More than 250 years ago, Arthur Guinness signed a 9,000 year lease on the famous St. James’s Gate brewery in Dublin, Ireland. Ever since, millions and millions of pints have been savoured, toasts have been made, and what better way to honour the man who started it all with an epic celebration of global proportions?

So began the annual Arthur’s Day celebrations, which first started in 2009! This September, the third annual Arthur Guinness Day will be surging around the globe, beginning in Ireland and Europe across to the USA and the Caribbean and finally ending in Malaysia. Kicking off at 17:59 GMT on 22nd September 2011, it’s 24 hours of global celebrations and live music events to mark yet another great year of Guinness goodness.

Come one, come all and join the worldwide celebration with Arthur’s Day 2011! On 23 September 2011, the hottest acts in music will be bringing the house down in KL, led by none other than international R&B superstar Taio Cruz! That’s right, the very same sexy crooner who took the world by storm with 2 consecutive US Billboard no. 1 singles, “Break Your Heart” and “Dynamite”! Can we hear a “JYEEAAAAHHH”?! Details of Arthur’s Day 2011 are as below:

Date: 23 September 2011 (Friday)
Time: 6 pm onwards
Venue: Speed City KL, Selangor Turf Club

(click here for location map)

Not only do you get to enjoy stellar performances by international artistes, Arthur’s Day will be a showcase of the local music industry as well! 6 talented local music acts – Prema Yin, NakedBreed, Rosevelt, Dragon Red, Jin Hackman (feat. CSBTEA) and James Baum will vie for the opportunity to perform on the global stage with Taio Cruz. Based on votes online and on ground at various performance venues, Malaysia’s Top 2 favourites will perform at Arthur’s Day 2011, so vote for your favourite local acts to open at Arthur’s Day on the Guinness Malaysia Facebook page here.

It’s gonna be an experience money can’t buy – literally! The only way to be part of this exclusive celebration is to win yourself some passes, and fortunately, we’re going to make that easy for you ;) Thanks to Guinness Malaysia, we have exclusive, money-can’t-buy passes to the Arthur’s Day 2011 celebrations to give away to you awesome Nuffnangers!

Wanna score yourself some exclusive passes to the biggest party in town? Here’s what you need to do:
– Write a blog post titled “Black is Back with Arthur’s Day 2011” and tell us why you’re excited for Arthur’s Day 2011!
– Include details of the Arthur’s Day 2011 celebrations, such as the date, time, venue, and artistes performing.
– Submit your details using the form below before 12 pm, 19 September 2011 (Monday):

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[Edit: Entries submitted with the earlier mentioned mechanics will be accepted as valid entries as well :)]

The first 80 entries will win themselves TWO pairs of exclusive passes to Arthur’s Day 2011 each! Yup, that’s one for yourself, and 3 more for your best buds so you’ll have company when you’re bouncing to the beats of “Higher”, “Dynamite” or “Break Your Heart” :)

Time is running out, so hurry and submit your entries soon! Don’t forget to “Like” the Guinness Malaysia Facebook page too for more details on how to win passes to Arthur’s Day 2011, performance schedules and vote for your favourite local act to open at the event.

All together now: “TO ARTHUR!

Michelle Teh
Nuffnang Community Team

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