Valentine’s Day is about chocolates and flowers… Yeah right. Not this year. Tuks FM in association with Zombie Run SA organised a thrilling night where you and your partner had to run for your lives. The “My Bloody Valentine Zombie Run” was hosted by the National Zoological Gardens (NZG) in Pretoria on 14 February 2014.

The race followed a light obstacle course, which was super-creepy, in the dark and deserted Pretoria zoo. Participants could either enter as a runner or a zombie. The zombies took in their positions throughout the zoo in order to grab as many flags from runners passing by.

 

The Colour Me Crazy 5km Run and Colour Festival was held at the Riversands Farm, Johannesburg on 21 September 2013. Tuks FM was the media sponsor for the event. Runners left a colourful trail at each 1km checkpoint after being decorated with coloured powder. The organisers of the event expected       7 000 people to attend the festival. However, after an additional week of advertising on Tuks FM, 12 500 people attended the Colour Me Crazy fest.

 

Tuks FM sought to take our fans on a trip down memory lane. Party goers dressed up in 80s and 90s attire and danced to their favourite old school tunes all night!

 

Tuks FM invited some of their listeners to the pre-screening of the 3D Metallica Through the Never film at Ster-Kinekor Brooklyn on 18 September 2013.
The cinema was filled with an audience of a 100 people who were the fortunate few to be first in the country to watch this epic film.

 

Samsung in conjunction with Tuks FM hosted a campus product activation at the University of Pretoria Hatfield campus from 12 to 15 March 2013.
The activation, with a supporting Tuks FM on-air campaign, provided students with the opportunity to interact with the brand and their products at the Samsung Galaxy Studio stand.

“A lot of foot traffic and a jam-packed Galaxy Studio stand left the Samsung exhibitors smiling,” says Ryan Brunyee, Senior Sales Executive of Tuks FM. “It is definitely more beneficial when we drive a strong message on-air to get UP students down to the stand to share the real Samsung experience, they also had an opportunity to win some awesome prizes, which is always a great incentive to interact at the stand,” he adds.

Students visited the stand, where they could chat to Samsung exhibitors about the brand and view the latest gadgets. Students also had their picture taken with a Samsung Galaxy Camera which was placed on a free badge adding a fun aspect to the experience. Other freebies included caps and steel flasks. A sketch artist and magician also made an appearance which kept the stand buzzing.

“The stand looks really cool and I enjoyed chatting to the guys about their latest products and gadgets,” Law student, Nonto Ntombela explains. “I already have a Galaxy S3 but I enjoyed checking out the new Galaxy Note. Obviously we also enjoyed taking photos and receiving freebies,” she smiles.

 

Tuks FM attended the 2013 MTN Radio Awards presented at a Gala Banquet at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday, 13 April. The station walked away with seven awards including the prestigious Campus Station of the Year award for the second consecutive year.

 

Rocktober is our favourite month as we showcase all the best music Rock has to offer. We ended off Rocktober 2011 with the biggest party Arcade Empire had seen. Fans dressed up as their favourite dead rockstars and enjoyed shows by Taxi-Violence, Isochronous, Shadowclub, and Yesterdays Pupil.

 

Tuks FM and Hatfield Square hosted a new year’s party to set 2012 on fire! The event featured bands like Dance! You're on Fire, Van Coke Kartel, Shadowclub, and Jax Panik.

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