Finalists vie for top prizes in Ceria Raya bersama F&N contest
|Posted on 28 August 2015|
Hari Raya is synonymous with the spirit of togetherness and a time where we share joy and laughter, thus Malaysia’s largest soft drinks manufacturer and distributor, F&N Beverages & Marketing Sdn. Bhd., made this year’s festivities even more special for Malaysians with a contest to reward consumers; especially for five (5) lucky individuals who is the finalists of the contest.
They are the finalists of Ceria Raya bersama F&N contest, and they have been chosen to compete in the contest grand finale at Sunway Pyramid. The five went through a series of challenges for the contest top prizes as well as the opportunity to walk away with the Ultimate Grand Prize of a RM1 million dream house.
Jenny Wong, Head of Brand Marketing for F&N Beverages expressed her thoughts on the success of “Ceria Raya Bersama F&N” contest. “This year, we wanted to do something different for Hari Raya. We have many F&N fans who have been supporting us through the years, and we decided to organise this year’s contest as a way of showing our appreciation.
“F&N has a wide range of beverages that caters to the different needs of our consumers especially during festive period. For example, F&N SEASONS NutriSoy that is packed with more soy goodness is suitable for breaking fast during Ramadan period and 100PLUS as an isotonic drink that helps to rehydrate after long hours of fasting. Not forgetting F&N Fun Flavours is a must-have festive drink during Raya celebrations with family and friends for the refreshing enjoyment. Other than that, we also have other selections as well such as F&N SEASONS NutriWell, F&N SEASONS Tea, OISHI, est Cola as well as our latest product – Coco Life,” she said.
On the rationale of having a dream house as the grand prize, she explained: “We understand that it is a dream for everyone to own a house! Thus, we want to give our loyal consumers the chance to own a brand-new house! And that’s not all – there are also two vehicles – a MPV and a Sedan, a state-of-the-art home theatre system as well as cash prizes for our finalists.”
Our First Prize winner, who did well in all the challenges, Hadayati Binti Jamil, 41 years old from Shah Alam, Selangor, excitedly said: “The challenges were not easy, but I’m glad I completed them! Winning the Innova is a huge bonus for me because I joined this contest not expecting to come this far. I would have loved to win the house, but to be honest I’m equally happy with my new set of wheels. The first thing I’m going to do when I get the car is to bring my family members on a road trip! Thank you F&N!”. She walked away with a Toyota Innova 2.0E M/T worth RM97,000.
Nadia Binti Mohamad Nasir, 27 years old from Seri Kembangan, Selangor won Second Prize, a Nissan Almera 1.5L E A/T worth RM63,000 said, “My family has always been fans of F&N beverages and especially for Raya this year, we stocked up various brands of F&N beverages during this festive period so that our relatives and friends who visit us have a good selection of drinks to pick from. I am really glad to be one of the luckiest F&N consumers that are selected to compete and bidding our chances to walk away with the RM1 million house!”
Fatin Shazwani Binti Hamdan, 26 years old, from Ipoh, Perak, who came in third place, brings home a complete state-of-the-art home theatre system comprising of 1 Samsung 65” UHD TV, 1 Samsung Home Theatre System and 1 JBL Sound Bar worth RM30,000. The bubbly lady said, “I am very happy that I have been chosen as one of the finalists and every finalist today is really competitive. As much as I wish to win bigger prize, I am blessed that I now own a brand new set of home theatre system and I can enjoy it with my family.”
Sumengdiran Boyle A/L Ularkanazan, aged 32, from Penang and Chuan Wei Yiaw, aged 30, from Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, both walk away with RM10,000 cash each.
The five finalists went through a series of challenges, which involved a mixture of mental and physical tasks combined with fun elements. Each of them completed a total of 3 challenges, and the top 3 scorers moved on to the semi-final challenge. The last finalist standing, battled it out in the final round to pick the right envelope with the winning token that would allow her to walk away with the Ultimate Grand Prize of the dream house.
The contest which ran from 1st June 2015 to 31st July 2015 received an overwhelming response, far exceeded targets as the contest received more than half million entries according to Jenny Wong, "I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has participated; and congratulations to our winner today. Also congratulations to all finalists who had performed their very best in competing in the grand finale today.” she said.
Participating brands of Ceria Raya bersama F&N contest included 100PLUS, F&N Fun Flavors, F&N SEASONS NutriSoy, F&N SEASONS NutriWell, F&N SEASONS Tea and OISHI. It is the first time that F&N’s stable of brands came together to support a consumer contest.