Dome Opening Celebration

The Independent and Independent on Sunday have teamed up with the Millennium Experience to offer readers an opportunity to win exclusive tickets to the Dome Opening Celebration.
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We have secured 10 tickets to the party seen by the rest of the world as the most exciting and ambitious millennium eve celebrations. Each winner can invite three relatives or friends to the party, joining 10,000 others to witness a spectacular musical event featuring over 500 performers and soloists. In the hour before midnight The Queen will declare the Dome officially open in the presence of the Prime Minister. After the new millennium has been rung in, the Dome will transform into a dramatic winter carnival featuring aerial artists from the Millennium Show.


To win this fantastic opportunity to take part in the Dome Opening Celebration all you need to do is summarise, in no more than 30 words, why you and your three nominated guests deserve to go to the party of the millennium. E-mail or fax your entry along with your contact details.


If you are one of our ten winners a representative of the Millennium Experience will call you on 31 August 1999. Please ensure that you have the following information to hand for yourself and each of your three nominated guests.

l Full name and maiden name if applicable

lFull address including postcode

lDaytime and evening telephone numbers


lDate of birth


lTown and Country of Birth

lRelationship to winner

Fax: 0171-293 2371 or e-mail:

All entries will be read by a special panel consisting of representatives from The Independent and the Millennium Experience.


1. The deadline for entries is 12 noon Tuesday 31 August 1999. 2. Entry is open to all, although parent's or guardian's permission will be required for those under 18 years. 3. All guests at the Dome Opening Celebration are subject to accreditation procedure for security reasons. 4. The prize includes a ticket for the Dome Opening Celebration for the winner and three of their guests who must be relatives or close companions. 5. Employees of Independent Newspapers (UK) and NMEC and their agencies are not eligible to enter. 6. Normal Independent Newspapers rules apply. 7. The decision of the judging panel is final and no correspondence will be entered into.