Contest Issue 7

We have attractive prizes to give away in this issue! Just take part in these simple contests, and you could be a lucky winner.

Sakura International Buffet Restaurant – Vouchers


Sakura International Buffet Restaurant is one of Singapore’s most popular halal-certified restaurants. With branches conveniently located throughout the island, Sakura serves up 100 different varieties of Japanese, Western and Oriental dishes. Favourites include fresh seafood on ice, teppanyaki, tempura, sushi and a delightful array of desserts.

We have three $20 Sakura vouchers to give away to My Green Space readers! Simply answer these questions for your chance to win.

1) Sakura International Buffet Restaurant at Dhoby Ghaut Green is conveniently located above Dhoby Ghaut MRT. True or false?

2) Dhoby Ghaut Green was officially launched in 2009. True or false?

3) Name the other two parks where Sakura outlets are located.

Contest closes on 15 November 2010. Email your answer tonparks_mailbox@nparks.gov.sgwith the subject title ‘My Green Space Contest – ‘Sakura Voucher’, together with your name and contact number. Prizes will be awarded to the first three respondents with the correct answers.

Skateline – Skating Lessons
The parks in Singapore with their lush greenery, scenic views and well-marked paths are a haven for exercise enthusiasts, such as joggers, cyclists and inline skaters. If you’ve always wanted to whizz along with the rollerbladers in the parks, check out Skateline, an established inline skate retailer and skate school. Located at Bishan Park and East Coast Park, Skateline engages only professionally-certified instructors, and you’ll get to learn in the safety of private skating areas.

We have 10 sets of prizes from Skateline (worth $55 each) for My Green Space readers. Each set comprises two skating lessons and a personal skating skill record book. Answer these simple questions for your chance to win..

1) This volunteer programme sponsored by Skateline, spreads the message of safe and responsible park usage while skating or cycling. What is the name of this programme? (Hint: refer to the article on Skateline found in this issue).

2) Skateline conducts lessons for skaters of all proficiency levels, with an emphasis on safety procedures. True or false?

Contest closes on 15 November 2010. Email your answer tonparks_mailbox@nparks.gov.sgwith the subject title ‘My Green Space Contest – ‘Skateline’, together with your name and contact number. Prizes will be awarded to the first ten respondents with the correct answers.

Orchids in a Garden City

 

 


Native orchids have grown freely on roadside trees in Singapore for centuries, and the Singapore Botanic Gardens has cultivated many beautiful hybrids. Dr Teoh Eng Soon, a former president of the Orchid Society of Southeast Asia and editor of the Malayan Orchid Review, turns his expert eye on the many attractive orchids found in the garden city.

This book provides a brief history of orchid cultivation in Singapore, and information on the different species that grow here. It features over 200 stunning photographs of beautiful blooms that have caught the author’s eye at gardens and shows.

We have a copy of Orchids in a Garden City (worth $42 before GST) to give away to a My Green Space reader! Simply answer these questions for your chance to win.

1. Who is the author of Orchids in a Garden City?

2. The Vanda Miss Joaqium is Singapore’s national flower. True or false?

 

Contest closes on 15 November 2010. Email your answer tonparks_mailbox@nparks.gov.sgwith the subject title ‘My Green Space Contest – ‘Orchids’, together with your name and contact number. Prizes will be awarded to the first respondent with the correct answers.

 

My Green Space Contest Winners – July 2010
 
Congratulations to the lucky winners of our previous contests! These winners have been notified by email.
 

Singapore Garden Festival – Collectibles

Des Chan
Michele Wee
Paul Davidson
Roger Wong FS
Ruth Lin Hui Zhen

National Orchid Garden – Tickets

Chua Guat Hong, Vivienne
Tay Wee Beng
Pan Xiaping
Tan Swee Cheng
Jasmine Chan

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Malaysia and Singapore

Su Jinyao
Karen Yeong Shuk Wai
Jessie Sng


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