Buro Christmas Village Giveaway—Week 3 (staycations and lifestyle prizes for the win!)


By Ronn Tan

Buro Christmas Village Giveaway—Week 3 (staycations and lifestyle prizes for the win!)

It’s time for another round of giveaways. After all, the festive season is all about giving. This week, prizes range from staycations to dining to tech gadgets—worth RM9,629. It’s bound to be a jolly good time, indeed. Take a look at everything that’s up for grabs below!

1. Alila Bangsar

Alila Bangsar Room

The five-star resort is located at the heart of Bangsar—not too far from Kuala Lumpur’s main railway hub, KL Sentral. Its white interiors provide a stark contrast to the sleek, dark facade. Facilities include a swimming pool and a gym. Alila Bangsar’s Studio Room (38 metre square) comes with a clean, minimalist design—exuding a palette of neutral colours. The room is equipped with a rain shower, a 50-inch LCD television, and an in-room safe among others. Also available in Alila Bangsar are Entier, Pacific Standard Bar, and Botanica+Co.

For more information, visit this website.



Known for its nose-to-tail culinary approach, the restaurant serves a repertoire of authentic French fare featuring seasonal produce and fresh ingredients. It is helmed by Chef Masashi Horiuchi from Fukuoka, Japan. Established in 2018, Chef Masashi is celebrating the success of Entier in Kuala Lumpur—with a new dinner menu that reflects on the Malaysian terrain and region. Additions include Josper-grilled baby quail (with honey-garlic glaze, French le Puy lentils, French chestnuts, garlic confit, and fresh herbs) and black tea-poached octopus (burgundy garlic butter, smashed basil potato, seaweed cracker, and romesco sauce). There is also the whole Anxin chicken breast with black truffle roasted in salt crust dough (with chicken fat mashed potato, gravy, mushroom sauce, and herb salad).

For more information, visit this website.

Pacific Standard Bar

Pacific Standard Bar

This cocktail lounge and bar, located on the 41st floor of Alila Bangsar, is inspired by the glamour and romance of vintage Hollywood. Both classy and unassuming, Pacific Standard Bar is produced and conceptualised in collaboration with Proof & Company, a bar consultant. Signature cocktails include Fuzzy Sidecar (cognac, lemon, orange curacao, crème de cacao), Chocolate Negroni (Bold gin, bitters blend, sweet vermouth, and chocolate bitters) and Fat White Russian (vodka, coffee liqueur, cinnamon and vanilla cordial, and house-made boozy doughnut cream).

For more information, visit this website.


Botanica+Co Alila

It’s Alila Bangsar establishment is Botanica+Co’s second restaurant. The menu here features a selection of delectable culinary creations—in line with the brand’s focus on fresh, wholesome, and unpretentious fare. From western to eastern options, Head Chef Sam Neoh uses fresh ingredients to draw out original flavours. Dishes include the likes of Moroccan Lamb Salad, Wagyu Beef Burger, Pasembur, and Crispy Big Chicken Nasi Lemak.

For more information, visit this website.

Prizes include: 2D1N stay in Alila Bangsar Studio Room, Entier Dining Voucher worth RM500, Pacific Standard Bar Dining Voucher worth RM350, Botanica+Co Dining Voucher worth RM200

2. Dyson

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The Dyson Supersonic hair dryer revolutionises design with engineering excellence. It uses a fast but focused airflow with balance—while controlling temperature so that hair is protected from extreme heat damage and natural shine is preserved. The Dyson Supersonic is built and operated with the Dyson digital motor V9. Your hair dries quickly because the nozzle delivers 41 litres of powerful airflow.

For more information, visit this website.

Prizes include: Dyson Supersonic hair dryer gift edition worth RM1,799, Dyson Gift Card worth RM500


3. Polaroid

Polaroid Sunglasses

What happens when you combine fun and modern shapes with technical performance and comfort? You get Polaroid’s range of glasses. Its round shaped-frames are ideal for those with square and rectangular faces. In addition to enhancing your features, the frame adds a touch of sophistication to your overall look. Another thing to note about polarised lenses is that they contain a special filter to block intense reflected light, improve visual depth, reduce eye strain, and improve colour perception. Mainly made of metal, the material is highly durable.

Moving on to Carrera, its heritage-inspired aesthetic is the hallmark of the brand. The brand takes pride in its cutting-edge product designs. For example, the 186/S Full-Rim Sunglasses with Memory Metal aren’t just durable and lightweight, they also combine the latest technology with a fashion-forward finish. They will always recover their original shape after bending and twisting.

For more information, visit this website.

Prizes include: Polaroid Eyewear and Carrera Eyewear worth RM1,764

4. Sony

Sony WF-1000XM3 Headphones

The WF-1000XM3 Truly Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones are Sony’s latest addition to the renowned 1000X family. Featuring Dual Noise Sensor technology which works with the new HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1e, noise can be captured and cancelled respectively. Stunning sound is possible thanks to 24-bit audio signal processing whereas Digital Sound Enhancement Engine HX upscales oppressed digital music files for superb audio quality. The WF-1000XM3 earbuds are small, light, and wireless. They also come with a newly-developed Bluetooth chip that allows simultaneous transmission instead of the conventional left-to-right relay. Moreover, the sleek case doubles up as a charger and a quick 10-minute charge gives up to 90 minutes of battery life. Here’s something you should know: you can use Quick Attention mode to communicate without removing your earbuds. Place a finger over the left earbud to lower the volume or tap the earbuds to switch tracks. The Sony WF-1000XM3 Headphones are optimised for the Google Assistant.

For more information, visit this website.

Prize include: WF-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones worth RM949

5. Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara


Sofitel KL Damansara Room

This 312-room hotel is located in the heart of Damansara Heights. Guestrooms here range from 43 to 105 metres and are designed using earth tones to exude softness. The décor of the hotel is French-inspired. The Luxury Room features modern amenities including a 49-inch LED HD television, digital alarm clock with Bluetooth, Nespresso coffee maker, and mini bar as well as toiletries from Lanvin. In addition to a spa, Sofitel KL Damansara’s Nizza is the hotel’s specialty restaurant focused on innovative French-Mediterranean cuisine. The 135-seat establishment offers a wide variety of specialties such as Vivaneau Grenobloise (local red snapper pan-fried, pomelo, grapefruit, lemon, gooseberries, and caper berries) and Longe d’agneau (lamb loin sous vide, fava beans, beetroot moutabel, heirloom vegetables, and thyme jus). Located by the chic pool deck, there are cocktails and wine too.

For more information, visit this website.

Prizes include: 2D1N stay at Luxury Room, Nizza Dining Voucher worth RM200

The giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to the following winners:

Alila Bangsar

  • Lee Suet Min – 1 x 2D1N Stay at Alila Bangsar
  • Gwenneolean Goh 1 x 2D1N Stay at Alila Bangsar
  • Rebecca Raj1 x 2D1N Stay at Alila Bangsar



  • Rachel Tan – 1 x RM500 Dining Voucher @ Entier


Pacific Standard Bar

  • Siva Parathy1 x RM350 Dining Voucher @ Pacific Standard Bar



  • Nazli Binti Sofea – 1 x RM200 Dining Voucher @ Botanica+Co



  • Chang Kar Mun – 1 x Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer Gift
  • Idayu Binti Musa – 1 x RM500 Dyson Gift Card

Polaroid Eyewear

  • Mohammad Syahir – 1 x Polaroid Eyewear
  • Goh Pei Hsien – 1 x Polaroid Eyewear
  • Syuhada Abdul Rahman – 1 x Polaroid Eyewear
  • Ong Ying Xing – 1 x Carrera Eyewear
  • Lim Yi Ting – 1 x Carrera Eyewear


  • Najmuddin Bin Rosli – 1 x Sony Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara

  • Rainier Lim – 1 x 2D1N Stay at Sofitel KL Damansara
  • Jenny Teoh – 1 x 2D1N Stay at Sofitel KL Damansara
  • Han Xin En – 1 x 2D1N Stay at Sofitel KL Damansara

Nizza Dining

  • Ong Yee Xien – 1 x RM200 Dining Voucher @ Nizza
  • Han Xin En – 1 x RM200 Dining Voucher @ Nizza
  • Nurliyana Binti Mohd Salih – 1 x RM200 Dining Voucher @ Nizza

For more details on how you can play the game to win this giveaway, read the mechanics below:

How to join the Buro Christmas Village Giveaway:

Just follow these easy steps:

1. Pick an avatar and collect as many candy as you can in 90 seconds, to stand a chance to win!

2. Fill in your details upon completing the game!

Tip: The more you play, the better your chances of winning. Get a head start, start playing and good luck!

Buro Christmas Village Giveaway

Terms and conditions:

1. This giveaway ends 11:59pm, GMT+8, 25 December 2019. The winner(s) will be announced on 27 December 2019.

2. Employees of Buro Malaysia and its related corporations (“Indochine Media Ventures”) or Buro Malaysia partners and/or sponsors for the giveaway (if applicable), and their immediate family members (including spouses, children, parents, brothers and sisters) are not eligible to participate in the giveaway.

3. Winners of this giveaway are chosen at random.

4. This giveaway is organised by Buro Malaysia (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Organiser’).

5. The prizes for this giveaway are neither exchangeable for cash nor transferable.

6. All persons (‘Participants’) taking part in this giveaway agree that these rules shall be binding on them, and that the entries in this giveaway, including their name and likeness, may be used without restriction in any future publicity material by the Organiser.

7. The Organiser reserves the right to amend these rules or terminate the giveaway at any time at its sole and absolute discretion. All decisions made by the Organiser under these rules shall be final and no discussion or correspondence will be entertained. The Organiser may, but is not required to, justify any decisions relating to this giveaway.

8. The Participant acknowledges that the interest and good reputation of the Organiser are of paramount importance. The Organiser reserves the right to disqualify a Participant from the giveaway, or to withdraw the prize if it is believed the Participant is in breach of its obligations under the rules. The Participants shall not by act or omission, directly or indirectly bring the Organiser into disrepute.

9. All entries are sent at the risk of the Participants and in the event that there are technical difficulties experienced arising out of the internet or from any associated equipment or internet security is compromised, the Organiser may at its sole and absolute discretion disqualify the entire entry and shall not accept any liability for doing so.

10. Giveaway entries may only be submitted via the stated medium of communication.

11. This giveaway is open to anyone above 18 years old.

12. Each entry must be completed in full. The Organiser reserves the right to disqualify any incomplete entries in its sole and absolute discretion.

13. Incomplete entries will be deemed void.

14. Winners will be notified by email.

15. Uses of ‘aliases’ shall be considered a form of deception and are prohibited.

16. The winner must produce their original IC / passport with legible IC / passport number in order to claim the prize. The winner may also be required to produce additional original proof of identity at the discretion of the Organiser.

17. All Prizes are accepted entirely at the risk of the winner, and the Organiser excludes all warranties in connection with the prize to the extent permitted by law.

18. All Participants release from, and indemnify the Organiser, its agencies, sponsors and representatives against all liability, cost, loss or expense arising out of acceptance of any prize or participation in the giveaway including (but not limited to) personal injury and damage to property and whether direct or consequential, foreseeable, due to some negligent act or omission or otherwise.

19. All personal particulars furnished are meant for identification purposes and will not be sold or given to any third parties. In the case of giveaways, our partners may wish to offer you services which require your personal particulars. These specific requests will be expressly stated within relevant giveaways, with a choice to opt out.

20. Inability to contact the winner by 3 January 2020 will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

21. Winners must collect their gifts from our office in Mont Kiara within 1 month of notification.

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