Public Voting of The AIA Great European Carnival GTI Karaoke Competition Starts Tonight at 8pm! The Star Will Be Born This Sunday!

February 9, 2017

Hong Kong (9th February, 2017) – The first ever carnival’s GTI karaoke competition in Hong Kong held at The AIA Great European Carnival has just closed with over 1400 eligible contestants signed up. Five finalists are being shortlisted and their videos will be uploaded on the Carnival’s official Facebook page for public votes starting at 8pm tonight! The star who wins the competition will take home a Volkswagen GTI Drivers Edition and the announcement will be made at the Carnival’s live stage on the Carnival’s closing date 12th this Sunday at 8pm!

The Carnival GTI karaoke competition was brought to this year’s Carnival for the first time by the Carnival and Volkswagen to bring visitors a brand new and dynamic experience. Responses have been overwhelmingly enthusiastic and the panel of judges of The AIA Great European Carnival and Volkswagen have shortlisted five finalists out of over 1400 eligible contestants. The five finalists will be announced on the Carnival’s official facebook page tonight and public voting begins at 8pm until the 12th this Sunday 7pm. The one which gets most LIKES will be the winner driving a Volkswagen GTI Edition home. The competition announcement will be made this Sunday on the Carnival’s live stage at 8pm.

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The Great European Carnival Ltd (TGEC) is the producer of the annual Hong Kong event called The AIA Great European Carnival. The Great European Carnival takes place between December and February each year, on the Central Harbourfront Event Space. The event features amusement rides, carnival skill games, seasonal markets and performances on a community stage. This year the Carnival will run at the Central Harbourfront Event Space from 16th December.

The Carnival welcomed one million Hong Kong and international guests in 2015-2016 and has had the honour of winning Marketing Magazine’s Best Event Consumer, Best Sponsorship Activation, Gold in Excellence in Event Marketing, Gold in Excellence in Best Partnership Awards in 2015 and Golden Globe for Best use of Social Media in Marketing at the Golden Globe Tiger Awards for Regional Marketing Excellence (Asia) in 2016.


AIA Hong Kong and AIA Macau are subsidiaries of AIA Group Limited. AIA Group Limited established its operations in Hong Kong in 1931. We have approximately 12,000 financial planners*, as well as an extensive network of brokerage and bancassurance partners who serve more than 1.8 million customers*. Our products range from individual life, group life, accident, medical and health, personal lines insurance to investment-linked products with numerous investment options. We are also dedicated to providing superb product solutions to meet the financial needs of high net worth customers.
* As of July 2016


AIA Group Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively “AIA” or the “Group”) comprise the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group. It has a presence in 18 markets in Asia-Pacific – wholly-owned branches and subsidiaries in Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Vietnam, New Zealand, Macau, Brunei, a 97 per cent subsidiary in Sri Lanka, a 49 per cent joint venture in India and representative offices in Myanmar and Cambodia.

The business that is now AIA was first established in Shanghai almost a century ago. It is a market leader in the Asia-Pacific region (ex-Japan) based on life insurance premiums and holds leading positions across the majority of its markets. It had total assets of US$181 billion as of 31 May 2016.


AIA meets the long-term savings and protection needs of individuals by offering a range of products and services including life insurance, accident and health insurance and savings plans. The Group also provides employee benefits, credit life and pension services to corporate clients. Through an extensive network of agents, partners and employees across Asia-Pacific, AIA serves the holders of more than 29 million individual policies and over 16 million participating members of group insurance schemes.


AIA Group Limited is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the stock code “1299” with American Depositary Receipts (Level 1) traded on the over-the-counter market (ticker symbol: “AAGIY”).


For The Great European Carnival Media Relations Enquiries:

Floria Wun


+852 2524 6433


For AIA Enquiries:

Kevin Chan

Bentley Communications Limited

+852 3960 1903