This year the people at Guinness are planning a huge celebration to mark 250 years in business. On 24th September 2009 the world will come together to celebrate and toast to the legend that is Sir Authur Guinness. With celebrations and prizes planned to mark the occasion you won’t want to miss out. For further details on this historic celebration please read on…
Celebrating 250 years of brewing, and the anniversary of Arthur Guinness signing the lease on Saint James’s Gate Brewery, the people at Guinness will offer the opportunity to win prizes one could only dream of!
Galactic Guinness – This prize will beam one lucky winner into outer space! Yes one lucky winner will be given the opportunity to travel where few people have travelled before! Be the first ever non-professional astronaut to venture into space and view planet Earth from space. With full training, fitness testing and training, you can be assured you will be physically and mentally prepared for the outer space experience. Travelling three times the speed of sound this is a once in a lifetime experience and all courtesy of Guinness.
Deep Sea Drinking – From reaching new heights to even greater lows, Guinness is offering another lucky winner and two friends the deep sea drinking experience! Lofoten Island is the destination located in beautiful Norway, here you and your friends will board an exclusively designed ‘deep sea bar’ that will transport you 70m below sea level! Here you can toast Sir Arthur Guinness with a pint of the black stuff in the first ever Guinness deep sea bar! With spectacular surroundings, this certainly is a unique place to enjoy a pint of the black stuff!
Studio Session – And if that is not enough, Guinness are also offering another lucky winner and their friends a fantastic opportunity to meet and experience a live performance with the band: The Black Eyed Peas! You and your friends will be whisked to one of their recording sessions for their upcoming world tour. Here you can spend time with the band and chat over a pint of the black stuff! WOW!
These three wonderful prices offer a unique and once in a lifetime opportunity to the winners and all courtesy of Guinness.
All three competitions are open to all adults throughout the world and will run from 1st July 2009 to Arthur’s Day which will be celebrated on 24th September 2009.
Finally, take part in the 250 global celebration of Guinness this September and raise a Guinness to Arthur at 17:59 in honour of the year it was founded: 1759. The celebration will take place in Dublin the hometown of Guinness with worldwide celebrations also kicking off in New York, Kuala Lumpur, Lagos and many more locations throughout the world. Some of the world’s biggest names in music will participate in the celebrations with concerts from The Black Eyed Peas, The Undertones, Kasabian and Soul II Soul to name a few.
If you are visiting Dublin this year then a visit to the Guinness Storehouse is a must. Learn all about Guinness, what is Guinness made of, how it is brewed, and much more, of course you’ll get to sample the product too!!
So come on…. “Join the worldwide celebration of a man named Arthur, and a beer named Guinness”.
Where do you plan to celebrate Arthur’s day? Perhaps you have additional information on the forthcoming Arthur’s Day celebrations? Have you been to the Guinness Storehouse before? Please feel free to leave your comments in the comment box below. Thank you.