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SPECTACULAR TUTANKHAMUN EXHIBITION PACKAGES AVAILABLE AT SILVERSTAR

 

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A first for South Africa and the continent, the captivating TUTANKHAMUN – His Tomb and His Treasures exhibition gives visitors the unique opportunity to experience the treasures of the tomb at their moment of discovery. Seen by over five million people worldwide, the exhibition has faithfully reconstructed the tomb of Tutankhamun to scale. There are over 1,000 exquisitely reconstructed burial treasures produced by the finest Egyptian craftsmen under scientific supervision. This exhibition offers visitors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view the (perfectly replicated) antiquities’ from King Tut’s tomb – all under one roof. 

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SC Exhibitions

 

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Detail of The Middle Coffin of Tuthankamun (Photographed by A.M. v. Sarosdy)

Detail of The Middle Coffin of Tuthankamun (Photographed by A.M. v. Sarosdy)

The golden throne of Tutankhamun (Photographed by A.M. v. Sarosdy)

The golden throne of Tutankhamun (Photographed by A.M. v. Sarosdy)

Miniature Coffin Ensemble (Photographed by A.M. v. Sarosdy)

Miniature Coffin Ensemble (Photographed by A.M. v. Sarosdy)

The amazing TUTANKHAMUN adventure includes a multimedia presentation illustrating the fascinating story behind the exploration and excavation by British archaeologist, Howard Carter, the history of the young pharaoh, and the culture of ancient Egypt. Whether you go as part of a day trip, evening out or overnight hotel stay at Silverstar, a visit to the fascinating “King Tut” exhibition is nothing short of spectacular. For more information, videos and images of the exhibition, visit www.tut-exhibition.co.za.

Howard Carter

Howard Carter

 

Visitors can choose from an exciting selection of Hospitality and Show & Stay Packages. If you are planning your company’s year-end function and looking for a unique and memorable experience, then opt for the “King Tut” package tailor-made to suit your requirements. The Silver, Gold and Platinum Hospitality Packages all include an entry ticket and audio guide to the exhibition and a welcome drink on arrival.  The Silver Package at R400 per person includes a delicious buffet dinner at Billy G restaurant while the Gold Package at R450 per person includes a three-course dinner. For a truly spectacular evening with a private, personal function followed by an exclusive viewing of the exhibition, you can’t go wrong with the Platinum package (minimum of 50 people) at R470 per person.

To book your package:

contact 011-622-7434/7423 or email silverstar.banqueting@tsogosun.com

 

For an extra special experience for two, choose the Southern Sun Silverstar Hotel Show & Stay Package. This includes one night’s accommodation, dinner and breakfast, as well as entry tickets to the TUTANKHAMUN exhibition – all for only R2000 for two people sharing.

To book your package:

contact 011-622-7433 or email silverstar.reservations@tsogosun.com.

 

The new-look Silverstar offers an entertainment experience for everyone – from the young to the young at heart. With six new restaurants including a unique brew pub called “Publicity Bar and Grill”; a large Magic Company with the latest arcade games; a 12-lane bowling alley and laser-tag games; a Movies@ cinema complex boasting the latest 3D technology; The Square where over 1000 spectators can watch sport screening on a 62m² state-of-the-art high definition screen and a Parker’s Comedy & Jive stand-up comedy venue. The new 2300 seater dome called ‘The Globe’ houses TUTANKHAMUN – His Tomb and His Treasures. In addition, there’s a casino, and boutque hotel

Silverstar hotel and an award-winning spa. There’s so much to do at Silverstar. Book now by calling 011-6227433 or visit www.silverstarcasino.co.za  

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EXHIBITION INFORMATION

 

Exhibition dates:

 2 December 2014 – 1 March 2015 inclusive

 

Venue:  

Silverstar Muldersdrift, Mogale City Next to R28 Krugersdorp/Pretoria highway

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Opening times: 

Sundays – Thursdays: 09h00 – 19h00 Fridays & Saturdays: 09h00 – 21h00

Public Holidays: 09h00 – 21h00 (Last admission 90 minutes prior to closing)

 

Estimated time to view the entire exhibition:  

± 2 hours

 

Ticket prices (incl. use of audio guide):  Adults: R160 Seniors (60+ years) & Students (18+ years): R120                                               

  Children (6 to 17 years): R100

Children 5 years and under: Free

 

Time-Slot Tickets

You may access the exhibition at any time within the 30-minute time slot you have selected

when booking (online or at the box office).

Once you have entered the exhibition, you are welcome to stay as long as you want within opening hours.

 

Early Bird Special

R20 off all individual tickets valid for exhibition dates from 2 to 15 December 2014 inclusive.

Added save of R80 on a family package.

 

Family and Group discounts and packages

Tsogo Sun Rewards Programme Cardholders, School, Group, Family and other special offers are available

 

Bookings and online

Visit www.tut-exhibition.co.za  and www.silverstarcasino.co.za for bookings and information

Facebook: www.facebook.com/KingTutJHB

Twitter: www.twitter.com/KingTut_JHB – @kingtut_jhb

Event Hashtag: #KingTut_JHB

 

Hospitality Packages

Call 011-622-7434/7423 or email silverstar.banqueting@tsogosun.com.

 

Show & Stay Packages

Call 011-6227433 or visit www.silverstarcasino.co.za

 

Booking Agent

www.webticket.co.za

 

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ABOUT SC EXHIBITIONS

SC Exhibitions (www.sc-exhibitions.com) is a division of the culture and events promoter Semmel Concerts. The company has been involved in live entertainment for over 20 years and is an affiliate of CTS Eventim AG, Europe’s leading ticketing and live entertainment corporation. “Semmel” stands for the name of company founder Dieter Semmelmann, “Concerts” for cultural experiences such as shows, readings, media projects and venue operation. The exhibition “TUTANKHAMUN – His Tomb and His Treasures” has been a global success since 2008. As an international producer and local host, SC Exhibitions brings entertainment, education and knowledge to a wide audience with selected exhibitions.

 

ABOUT GREAT WORLD EXHIBITIONS

GREAT WORLD EXHIBITIONS is South Africa’s leading promoter and presenter of internationally acclaimed touring exhibitions. Our proven track record and exclusive focus on delivering touring exhibitions reassure our partners of a commercially sound operating model and a professional service. Our objectives are to entertain, educate and inspire South Africans. We achieve this by showcasing the most exceptional and innovative exhibitions that captivate audiences all over the world. Since 2012, our team has successfully promoted and run three BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life and two Da Vinci – The Genius exhibitions at prime locations in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Our latest venture, TUTANKHAMUN – His Tomb and His Treasures, will open at Silverstar in Johannesburg on 2 December 2014.

 

ABOUT SILVERSTAR

Silverstar, the jewel on the West Rand, offers a host of dining options to cater for all tastes with most restaurants overlooking the outdoor square, which features a state-of-the-art 50m² high definition screen for major sporting events. In addition Silverstar offers a 2,200-seater dome hosting a variety of entertainment offerings such as concerts, comedy and exhibitions. The recently upgraded complex features ten-pin bowling, laser tag and six new cinemas boasting the latest 3D technology, including a new Club Select gaming area, thus truly positioning Silverstar as the premier entertainment destination in the West Rand.

 

ABOUT TSOGO SUN

Tsogo Sun a leading hotel, gaming and entertainment company in South Africa, providing a variety of hospitality and exciting entertainment and leisure experiences. Tsogo Sun proudly supports the National Responsible Gambling Programme. Winners know when to stop.  Only persons over 18 are permitted to gamble.  National Problem Gambling Counselling Toll Free Helpline 0800 006 008.

 

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For further media information and images, please contact:

 

DEBRA DE SOUZA

Publicist

(m)+ 27 82 589 3040

(e) debranne@icon.co.za

(Skype) debradesouza

 

NELDA STEYN

Communications Manager – Silverstar Casino

(t) +27 11 662 7404

(m + 27 82 589 3040

(e) Nelda.Steyn@tsogosun.com

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