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Lawson Showcase in Malaysia @ Stage KL!

While some of you went to Thailand or closer to home – Genting, to celebrate the Songkran festival last weekend, Team Advertlets went to Stage KL to watch Lawson Live in KL! The show was emceed by our local emcees Jinnyboy and Haley. Lawson is famous for their singles “When She Was Mine”, “Taking Over Me”, and their most recent “Standing In The Dark” which was released on Oct 14 last year. Band members include Andy Brown (acoustic guitar and lead vocals), Ryan Fletcher (bass guitar and backing vocals), Joel Peat (lead guitar and backing vocals) and Adam Pitts (drums). Their debut album entitled Chapman Square, was released on Oct 22, last year and have reached number four in the independent music charts.

 

Lawson did play quite a range of songs that night! Besides their own songs, they also covered Maroon 5′s Moves Like Jagger, pasisionate rock version Sweedish House Mafia’s “Don’t You Worry Child”.

 

Some pictures of the event:

Josh Lim & Olivia Shyan

 

Adam Pitts on drums!

 

Ryan Fletcher on bass guitar :)

 

Here’s Joel Peat!

 

and lead singer Andy Brown!

 

Fans going wild at the top balcony!

 

Crowd going WILD, calling out for an encore, which they obliged to!

 

Thank you Universal Music Malaysia for bringing Lawson! We hope to see you soon (hopefully a full world tour)!

Advertlets Bloggers: Event Updates!

Advertlets bloggers are a lucky bunch, and when I say lucky, it means that they get exclusive invites to the best, biggest and most happening parties in town. The Advertlets team and the bloggers managed to catch a few of the most happening parties over the past month in their 4 inch stilettos, with style. We, at the office personally think that events are a great way for bloggers to meet other bloggers, build friendship, expand their network and gather more interesting content for their blogs. Did we mention that it mean you’re part of the big family too? Yes, you, a blogger, is part of our family!

So if you’re an Advertlets blogger and would like to attend events and are able to write about it, email your name, contact, blog details to:

Jason Ong: jason.ong@advertlets.com

Hanie Hidayah: hanie.hidayah@advertlets.com

and they will contact you should there be any event that requires bloggers  =)

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- Johnnie Walker Pit Experience & Black Circuit Party -

Chosen bloggers get to experience being pit crews at the F1 circuit in Sepang and party like an F1 superstar at night in Swedish Marque.

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Fashion Bloggers! Join us at the launch of Rebellz this 19th February 2009!

Calling all fashion bloggers & fashion enthusiasts! Witness the launch of an edgy new brand. A mix and match of evening gowns, party dresses, tops, bottoms and accessories. Dresses are personally designed by owners/ designers (Jean & Ju Nn).

The shop is Australian based with vision of expanding into a clothing chain. Also attending will be popular bloggers Sonia Yong (soniayong.com) and Natalia Ng (misswishful.com) serve as blog ambassadors for Rebellz and embody the unique outspoken personality and style of the brand.

The venue of the launch is Goddezz, a fashion and event club located in Solaris Mont Kiara. Provides splendid service and awesome music. There will be great drinks, company and photo opportunities – with a total of 3 brands stomping the runway, with Rebellz accompanied by Moosh and Stella Ho.

So, do join us at the launch of Rebellz this 19th February 2009! Do come early as there will be a free flow of cocktails for ladies before 10PM.

Details

19th February 2009
Venue: Goddezz, Solaris Mont Kiara
Time: 9:00 PM – 3:00 AM
Theme: Racer Chic (think speed and stripes, Red, Yellow & Green)

We’ll love to have you there – drop us a mail at stephanie.kennedy@advertlets.com with the subject ‘Rebellz’ if you’ll like to come!

Pictures Of The Advertlets Bloggers Paintball Tournament by KIDCHANSTUDIO

KIDCHANSTUDIO was the official photographers for the Advertlets Bloggers Paintball Tournament at the Astaka Field. The event was organized by Advertlets- the Asian weblog advertising network recently held as part of their community program. Many bloggers turn up armed (no pun intended) with much enthusiasm and went home feeling like a champion. With a event tagline of “don’t start blogwars…shoot bloggers in real life!” it just can’t go wrong. Jason of KIDCHANSTUDIO was snapping away.

Note to Bloggers: Feel free to take any of the Advertlets Bloggers Tournament to use in your blog. But please make sure a hyperlink credit mention to KIDCHANSTUDIO is made . EG: Photo by KIDCHANSTUDIO, with a link to this page on KIDCHANSTUDIO.com

Here are the pics! Click for more!



Updates on the Advertlets Bloggers Paintball Tournament 2009! Dress Code, Itenary & More!

Hi Bloggers!

Some updates on the upcoming Advertlets Bloggers Paintball Tournament 2009. Read more below!

1. Dress Code

Please be advised that all the participants are to come in sports attire with sports (football boots are allowed but without any steel studs), long pants and long sleeved-shirts. They are encouraged to wear maximum of two (2) layers of shirts but pls NO short pants, short-sleeved shirts, mini-skirts, slippers…Jeans are not really encouraged.

The primary purpose of having such dress code is to ensure no unnecessary injuries to players whilst playing. Ethically, we do not encourage the wear of any camouflage attire…remember paintball has nothing to do militarism…IT IS A SPORT!!

2. The Itinerary of The Day

7.30 am Participants start to arrive, Registration
8.15 am Briefing
8.45 am Tournament Begins

3. The Modus Operandi

The participants (100 pax) shall be divided into 20 teams of 5 pax per team. The division of teams, hopefully will be done on your side, however Advertlets will match bloggers into teams if they do not already have a team. As this competitions is with the ultimate aim of participations of the winners in Division 4 of MY-NPL 2009, certain pre-requisites of the players eligibility needs to be observed:

a. Participants shall not be of any person that have either competed in any other higher division than Division 4 in MY-NPL or no longer eligible to play in Division 4 MY-NPL 2009.

b. It is advisable for the participants are not among any other players / teams that are currently competing in MY-NPL 2009 so as to enhance the horizon of the participating bloggers.

Map:

Map to the location

I’m really psyched for this! :) See you there soon, and do tell your friends to join as well!

PS: We have a Facebook Event page: Advertlets Bloggers Paintball Tournament 2009 for this event as well to make it easier for you to spread the word. Keep in mind that not everyone participating is listed there, as some are not on Facebook.

Bang! Presenting the Advertlets Bloggers Paintball Tournament!

The year 2009 is going to start off with a bang! (And some splats!) Advertlets is glad to announce that we are the official Online Partner for the most prominent paintball league in Malaysia, the Malaysian National Paintball League (MY-NPL) in year 2009!

As part of the activities for the MY-NPL 2009, we are having a special tournament for bloggers! Don’t worry if you haven’t competed before or even played before – the competition is open to prospective Paintballers of all skill levels. (except for pros).

In case you don’t know what Paintball is: Paintball is a game in which players eliminate opponents by hitting them with pellets containing paint (referred to as a “paintball”) usually shot from a carbon dioxide or compressed-gas powered paintball gun (or marker).

It’s not actually as painful as it sounds – it’s not just for the guys – plenty of girls play paintball too! Paintball requires stamina, team work, strategy and psychology in order to win a game, and it’s a whole lot of fun! Those that play online games will notice that has its similiarities to Counter-Strike :)

Register yourself in the upcoming Advertlets Bloggers Paintball Tournament as the preliminary stage which entitles you to be able to compete like a professional in the Division 4 (Young Gun) in MY-NPL 2009! The top 3 winning teams will be sponsored for their registration fees for the 5 rounds of MY-NPL 2009 and stand a chance to win attractive prizes in the MY-NPL! Visit www.my-npl.org to find out more!

We are looking into 5 persons in a team, with 20 teams in total (100 participants in total). You may start contacting other bloggers within the network OR register as an individually bounds to no age limit, ethnic, gender, background, etc. Those that register individually will be grouped into teams at the discretion of Advertlets. Paintballers with competition records (those that have taken part in professional competitions before) are not allowed to join us to participate, though you are allowed to have them coach you if needed.

Your expenses will be fully adopted by the MY-NPL’s home field, MAPAAC (Malaysian Paintball Academy) in Astaka field, Petaling Jaya. Registration fee will be charging at RM10 ONLY for bloggers who are within our network and for those who are not in the network can as well participating which will be charging at RM90. These charges will be inclusive of paintball marker rental fully equipped and paintball pellets. As of such, since the expenses are sponsored, we would appreciate your assistance in helping them raise awareness of the MY-NPL (details are below)

Tentatively, the Advertlets Bloggers Paintball Tournament will be held on the 17th January 2009 (Saturday) from 8am until 6pm. This is subject to change depending on the participants and schedule.

Want to write about it to get your Blogger friends to join too? Here are some tips on writing your blog post…

1) Write about paintball / MAPAAC / MY-NPL with at least 500 words.
2) Include both links of www.my-npl.org & www.mapaac.com
3) Include both logos of MY-NPL & MAPAAC
4) Include at least 2 (Two) photos of paintball playing field / paintball game / paintball equipments / anything which related to paintball
5) Mentioned about the games package

Continuous coverage for each round of MY-NPL 2009 will be much appreciated, as our sponsor is going to pick up the tab for YOU to have fun! Our bloggers (whether playing as well or not) are also encouraged to register themselves as a media whereby you are able to photograph or videograph the extraordinary excitements during paintball competition games!

Register yourself now by emailing us at info@advertlets.com with the subject “Advertlets Blogger’s Paintball Tournament!”. Please provide us your full name, e-mail address, blog URL and handphone number.

Advertlets Presents “The Spirit” This December 23rd 2008!

Some of you have been wondering when our next movie gathering would be…wonder no more! We’ve gotten you a screening for a very tantalizing movie this December…

Watch the trailer:

From the director of “300″ and “Sin City”, comes the story of a former rookie cop who suddenly returns from the dead as, THE SPIRIT (Gabriel Macht) to fight crime from the shadows of Central City. His arch enemy THE OCTOPUS (Samuel L Jackson), has a different mission: he’s going to wipe out THE SPIRIT’S beloved city as he pursues his own version of immortality. THE SPIRIT tracks this cold – hearted killer…All the while facing a bevy of beautiful women (Eva Mendes, Scarlett Johansson, Jaime King) who want to seduce, love or kill our masked crusader.

Movie: The Spirit
Date: 23rd Dec (Tuesday)
Time: 8.00pm
Venue: TGV Sunway Pyramid
Hall: 10 (176 seats)

Release Date: 25th December 2008 (that means Advertlets Bloggers get to see it 2 days earlier!)
Genre – Action/Drama
Director – Frank Miller
Cast – Gabriel Macht, Samuel L Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes, Jaime King

Get your tickets, just write a post!

Mechanics: Calling all bloggers. Name us your favorite The Spirit character, and tell us why? Send your blog post url to posts@advertlets.com with the subject “The Spirit with Advertlets”. The first 50 contestants wins a pair of The Spirit movie tickets (that’s two tickets in total), and the top 3 most creative answers will win a The Spirit goodie bag consisting of the following:

Special Prizes x 3:
Limited Edition The Spirit T-Shirt worth RM 200 each
Limited Edition The Spirit Tie worth RM 180 each
Limited Edition The Spirit Eye Mask worth RM 150 each
Limited Edition The Spirit Car Visor worth RM 150 each
Limited Edition The Spirit Coaster Set worth RM 80 each

Please note that prizes to be collected at the screening itself. If you are unable to attend the screening, prizes will be either forfeited, or given to the next runner up contestant.

A very special thanks to Columbia Pictures, Tayangan Unggul and TGV Cinemas for making this happen! See you at the movies!