The Road Ahead : October November 2008
competitions treatment Get the star WIN an ultimate Oaks/Cirque du Soleil Dralion experience … nine ‘experience packages’ to be won plus 15 runner-up prizes of Dralion double passes. C ourtesy of Oaks Hotels & Resorts, nine lucky RACQ members will win the ultimate Cirque du Soleil® experience – a ‘feel like a star’ package to see the latest production Dralion™. The prize package for the fi rst nine winners is valued at $641 and includes: • One night’s accommodation at Oaks Charlotte Towers, Brisbane, on December 13, 2008, including breakfast for two. • Two tickets to the Oaks Hotels & Resorts Brisbane pre- show cocktail function on December 13. • Two tickets to Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion on December 13. Fifteen runners-up will receive double passes to see Dralion in Brisbane, valued at $218 per double. Dralion is a fusion of ancient Chinese circus traditions and the avant-garde approach of Cirque du Soleil. The cast of Dralion features 65 artists from 13 countries – including a house troupe of 36 Chinese performers – and promises to take audiences on an extraordinary journey through its inspirational, mythical and unforgettable world. The creators of the show drew many of their ideas from society’s quest for harmony with nature and made Dralion a tribute to the four elements: air, water, fi re and earth. This production will defi ne new heights of acrobatic creativity, culminating in distinctive, exciting acts that have never been seen before in Australia. Oaks Hotels & Resorts offer a wide range of resorts throughout Queensland, New South Wales and Queenstown, New Zealand, as well as apartment hotels in key central business district (CBD) locations including Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Auckland and Christchurch. In Queensland, Oaks Hotels & Resorts offers eight apartment hotels located throughout Brisbane CBD and Ipswich, along with fabulous resorts on the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, as well as Port Douglas. The Oaks Charlotte Towers is situated in the heart of Brisbane, close to the shopping heart of Queen Street Mall and the gentler pace of the City Botanic Gardens, and offers Brisbane River and city views. To enter: To go in the draw, email your name, address and RACQ membership number to firstname.lastname@example.org, with ‘Oaks Cirque du Soleil package’ in the subject line. Competition closes November 30, 2008. For terms and conditions, visit racq.com/competitions. OCT/NOV 08 27 Photo Al Seib Costumes François Barbeau © 2002 Cirque du Soleil Inc.
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