Journeys to Korea and Shanghai: Marcus Chin freely giving $6,500 price of prizes in bid to drag in Star Awards votes
SINGAPORE – Native actor-deejay-host Marcus Chin has upped the ante in his bid to win the Prime 10 Most Standard Male Artiste prize at this yr’s Star Awards.
In 2022, the 69-year-old entertainer provided free grilled fish price $46.80 at Tian Tian You Yu, the restaurant chain he co-owns, in return for public votes. He gained the award for the second consecutive time that yr.
He’s hoping to be third time fortunate on the April 9 ceremony this yr by freely giving package deal excursions – a seven-day-five-night journey to South Korea price about $4,000 and an eight-day-seven-night journey to Shanghai and the Jiangnan area price $2,500.
Each holidays are for 2 and sponsored by home-grown journey firm Webuy.
To be eligible for the fortunate draw, followers should vote 10 occasions for Chin – the utmost variety of each day on-line votes allowed per particular person – and ship screenshots to a cell quantity as proof.
Chin, who appeared in Channel 8 drama Therapeutic Palms in 2022, can also be throwing in a $100 eating voucher at Tian Tian You Yu for every of the 2 winners.
Regardless of the enticing prizes, he’s not assured of cracking the Prime 10 this yr. “Solely die-hard followers of mine will log in day by day to vote 10 occasions. Those that like me may not essentially be die-hard followers, so I would lose out on a few of their votes,” he advised native Chinese language media outlet 8world.
He feels he stands a greater likelihood in one other award he’s up for, Greatest Radio Programme. He’s nominated collectively along with his The Breakfast Quartet co-hosts Dennis Chew, Mark Lee and Chen Biyu. Their present on radio station Love 972 has gained for the previous two years.
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