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Experience ‘Singaporium’ at The Podium Mall

September 13, 2019

Just in time for The Podium’s grand opening, mallgoers can experience the tastes, sights and spirit of Singapore at the first-ever “Singaporium,” an exclusive lifestyle and food pop-up which is ongoing until September 15.

A joint project of Enterprise Singapore, the Singapore government agency helping Singaporean companies to grow and develop globally, and The Podium Mall, the event also comes in time for the celebration of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and the Philippines. It aims to offer Manila consumers a chance to experience Singapore’s vibrant culture without having to leave the metro.

Singaporium showcases 17 Singaporean fashion, lifestyle, and food brands. Manila’s stylish set will love the fashion finds at Our Second Nature, a clothing brand that focuses on creating comfortable everyday wear, and Her Velvet Vase, a retail brand that sources its clothing and accessories from all over the world and also has pieces that are designed in-house. Porcelain, a skincare and face spa company offers personalized skin solutions, while Osim, the lion city’s favorite health and wellness brand, pampers customers with their neck massagers and massage chairs.

Shermaine Wee and Allan Lee, owners of Klosh, a stationery and lifestyle store which sources its eclectic mix of gift and lifestyle items from Singapore and around the world.
Enterprise Singapore’s Development Partner Tricia Liu and Deputy Director Tan Ying Xia put together Singaporium just in time for The Podium’s grand opening.
Mike Penafort,managing director of Benns Chocolate which is known for its range of thoughtfully curated artisanal chocolates.
Mag Chan, co-founder of Hervelvetvase or hvv, a retail brand that sources its clothing and accessories from all over the world and also has pieces that are designed in-house.
Eivriel Sacramento of Mighty Jaxx, an award-winning design studio that specializes in developing art collectibles.
Play Nation is a premier entertainment café in Singapore that opened its first branch in the Philippines last year. Shown in photo are Branch Manager Fel Pascual and Corporate Sales Manager Wang Xinyan.
Neds Rocillo and Sandy Gutierrez of Singapore Airlines with June Ong, Amanda Ang and Sabrina Legazpi of KrisShop, the travel retail arm of Singapore Airlines which offers extensive selection items ranging from cosmetics and fragrances to exclusive co-branded items.

Bynd Artisan has high quality, customizable paper and leather goods, while Klosh, a stationery and gift shop is a source for home inspirations.

Mallgoers can also shop for premium products with a uniquely Singaporean flair from Singapore Airline’s flagship retailer KrisShop and bean-to-bar chocolate maker Benns. Customers can also indulge their inner child at toy design studio Mighty Jaxx and Singapore’s premier entertainment café Play Nation.

Foodies will love authentic the Singaporean food and drinks at the pop-up at the mall’s Second Level. These include Wolf Burgers’ customizable burgers; Jumain Sataysfaction’s satay; and Collin’s signature roasted BBQ pork ribs and roasted chicken leg quarter. Halal-certified Mexican and Turkish restaurant stuff’d offers healthy and fresh food at Daily Bowl, while Wok Hey has mixed rice and noodle dishes. Mallgoers also enjoy the iconic Singaporean noodles from heritage noodle house, Ming Fa, and Yeo’s ready-to-drink teas, soy drinks, and juices created to showcase Asian flavors.

Shoppers have the chance to win daily raffle prizes sponsored by participating brands and a grand prize of three days, two nights trip for two to Singapore. To qualify for the grand prize, Singaporium visitors have to complete a list of simple tasks indicated in the activity card and drop their raffle stubs at the designated drop-off location. The winner will be announced on the closing day of the pop-up.

Credit belongs to : www.manilatimes.net


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