ZURICH, Dec. 10 /CNW/ - "We wanted to do something special for Christmas
and the winter holidays this year," says Mats Ulenius, Marketing
Director at EF Education First. "As the world's largest study abroad
organization, we will offer young people the chance to win an
unforgettable trip abroad. The best thing of all is they'll get to meet
Shakira. She is a fantastic role model for our students; she grew up in
Colombia and has become a truly global superstar, singing in Spanish
and English, and is also a leading advocate for Universal Access to
Education," he adds.
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Grammy award winner Shakira, who has sold close to 50 million albums
over the course of her career, just launched her ninth album "Sale el
sol", which comes on the heels of her worldwide smash "Waka Waka" and
her latest single, "Loca".
The five competition winners will fly to meet Shakira as a part of an EF
weekend trip. The exact destination will be decided early 2011. And
when the winners get back home, EF is offering each of them a DJ party
for all of their friends to share their experiences from the trip.
The competition also includes a Christmas calendar with daily prizes
related to Shakira. Participants should sign up at http://www.ef.com/shakira - with a bit of luck, they will soon have the opportunity to meet their
About EF Education First:
EF, the world leader in international education, was established in 1965
with the mission to break down the barriers in language, culture, and
geography. With 400 schools and over 15 million students, EF
specializes in language schools, academic degrees, educational travel
abroad, and cultural exchange. Originally conceived in collaboration
with Apple, EF's Efekta™ System is the world's most advanced English
learning method and is used to power EF's language schools and online
English courses at Englishtown.com. In addition to helping 1,200
corporations with English training, EF was the Official Language
Training Supplier to the Beijing Olympics and is helping Brazil prepare
for the 2014 World Cup.
SOURCE EF Education First Ltd.
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