Going old school with snacks, games

YESTERDAY ONCE MORE: Shoppers can send in their old photographs of trips to Plaza Singapura, like the above, and win prizes as part of the mall's PS 40th-anniversary photography contest.


    Jun 06, 2014

    Going old school with snacks, games

    TAKE a walk down memory lane at Plaza Singapura in Orchard Road as the mall celebrates its 40th anniversary.

    Themed PS 40: Shaping Our Memories, the mall's three-week carnival, from now till June 22, aims to invoke nostalgia among shoppers and remind them of their times at the mall during their childhood before it underwent a makeover between 1997 and 1998.

    Through a series of games, toys and snacks, the mall will also try to bridge the gap between parents and their kids, by piquing the interest of young ones with their parents' favourite childhood pastimes.

    Visitors can look forward to some 10 game booths featuring familiar games such as chapteh, pick-up sticks and five stones.

    By spending $50, shoppers can redeem a PS Passport to play at the carnival's game booths and to meet characters from Strawberry Shortcake, Care Bears and Dinosaur Train.

    The first 440 shoppers to complete the games on the PS Passport will get a collection of games from the 1970s and 1980s.

    Three Vespa scooters will also on be display, offering opportunities for family photos.

    Those who have captured memories of the mall on film between 1974 and 1994, can take part in the PS 40th anniversary photography contest.

    Captioned photos should be submitted along with personal details by June 29.

    Five winners each stand to walk away with $500 worth of CapitaVouchers, along with $500 worth of gift vouchers from Howards Storage World.

    More than $25,000 worth of CapitaVouchers are also up for grabs at Plaza Singapura's 40 Hot Deals in 4 Hours campaign. Four winners will be picked daily over the nine days that the campaign is held (see dates below).

    Other events to look out for at the mall include an up-close and personal session on June 14 with the directors and cast of the upcoming Singapore-China movie Meeting The Giant, including television celebrities Tay Ping Hui and Zhu Hou Ren.

    Foodies can look forward to tucking in for a good cause by patronising The Travelling C.O.W and Kerbside Gourmet, which will be present at the mall on Sunday as part of the Chef Food Trucks Charity Fiesta event.

    Five per cent of all proceeds will go to the Club Rainbow, a charity which helps children suffering from a range of chronic and life-threatening illnesses, as well as their families.

    So, head down to Plaza Singapura to relive fond memories of the good old days, get rewarded for shopping and contribute to a good cause.


    For more information on the deals and events happening at Plaza Singapura, visit www.plazasingapura.com.sg