It has certainly been a busy month in my role as Master of Ceremonies with some exciting events! One of the highlights was facilitating the final draw of the Pick ‘n Pay Shop Big Win Big promotion. The competition ran over 13 weeks and the final draw for the big bakkie give-away took place on 12 July. I was MC in Gauteng for the day at Pick ‘n Pay Hyper in Centurion.

The day turned out so well and the weather played along perfectly – it was a hot sunny day which certainly added to the festive mood. The final crowd who gathered in front of the store was well over 1000 people – everyone hoping they would be the lucky winner of the grand prize. There was lots of entertainment with face painters, tattoo artists, and Omo the Clown. We also had special appearances by the mascots of various brands who entertained the kids and adults and handed out some great prizes and give-aways.

I found the crowd very entertaining and enjoyed my interaction with them. We shared some funny moments throughout the day. I handled all the formalities for the competition and finally it was time to do the draw for the grand prize. We had to draw 3 times which certainly added to the suspense and excitement in the crowd. Announcing the winner’s name and seeing the expression of shock and joy on his face was a special moment.

The photos for the event were taken by Elske Kritzinger. We have worked together on many events, launches and projects in the past and it was such a pleasure to team up with her again. See more photos of the day in my gallery. It was such an honour to be part of this competition over the 13 week period, facilitating the build-up and final draw as Master of Ceremonies.


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