SHARP’s 100th Anniversary

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About 100 years ago, a brilliant Japanese apprentice named Tokuji Hayakawa founded a metal workshop in Tokyo. What he didn’t know was how his invention of the Ever-Sharp mechanical pencil would soon take the world by storm and evolve into a full-blown electrical appliances company, with the name that is no stranger to us now – Sharp. Without realizing, Sharp Corporation has now revolutionized the way people live for almost 100 years by constantly coming up with consumer appliances that are both reliable and practical.

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Sharp is 100 years old

Everyone would have an encounter with a Sharp product at some point in their lives. Mine would be the Sharp Aquos LCD TV that I used to have back in Malaysia. The crystal clear pictures and commendable sound quality were just two of the many reasons that we chose to buy this brand in the first place. And there were no regrets!

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Anniversary Share campaign

To celebrate Sharp’s 100th Year anniversary, they are launching the Anniversary Share Campaign that might win someone a trip to the West Coast of U.S.! I don’t know about you but I haven’t been to the U.S. before  and I would absolutely love for a free trip to visit. All you need to do is upload a photo or video of your most memorable moment and tell Sharp your best story of the moment. These pictures and movies would eventually be displayed in an “Anniversary Share” movie on the website during the campaign period.

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How to enter

This contest period is from 16 June 2012 to 15 September 2012 and covers Indonesia, Malaysia, SIngapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand and UAE. Two pairs of selected participants will win an exclusive trip to the West Coast of USA! Top five ranking pictures and videos will also received Sharp products.

Results announcements will be on October 15, 2012.

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Contest details

The official hashtag for the Sharp 100 Years campaign is #Sharp100, so tweet and follow the updates on the campaign. You can also visit the Sharp 100 Years campaign Facebook page.

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Sample memorable video

Sharp’s 100th year message

What are you waiting for? Start taking pictures or videos and upload them to Share.sharp100years.com to stand a chance to win in the 100th Anniversary contest. Happy 100th Birthday to Sharp and here’s cheering to another 100 years of service to the mankind and community.

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Comments

  1. says

    quite a cool contest! i’d be interested to view the winning entries. i don’t own any sharp electronic products, but i remember my grandparents used to! :D

  2. says

    This looks great… I am sure you will win some Sharp products, if not the USA trip! Congratulate you first. :)

    By the way, I am running a free web hosting + domain name giveaway on my blog. Please come and have a look and of course, join! It will be fun!

    Cheerios!

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