Sanrio Hello Kitty Town Nusajaya, the first official Hello Kitty Town experience outside Japan, will be hosting Hello Kitty Friends Forever, a party celebrating Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary in a festive style!
This celebration is scheduled to run from 31st October 2014 till 2nd November 2014. It will be a fun-filled three-day carnival where Hello Kitty fans can look forward to an immersive experience with Hello Kitty exclusive opportunities and limited edition merchandise.
This beloved icon is set to share her 40th Anniversary celebration with her fans through four highlights consisting of the Hello Kitty Friends Gathering, Hello Kitty Friends Fiesta, Hello Kitty Friends Catwalk and Hello Kitty Friends Rock Concert.
The Hello Kitty Friends Gathering will play host to the first and largest Hello Kitty fan gathering in Southeast Asia and it is expected to be record-breaking as fans come together in an attempt to create a record around the largest gathering of Hello Kitty fans taking a selfie. Participants will receive an exclusive Sanrio Hello Kitty red bow and a Malaysian Book of Records certificate. You can pre-register by calling 1300-88-326459. If you pre-register, you’d also get 20% off Sanrio Hello Kitty Town admission tickets.
The Hello Kitty Friends Fiesta promises a Hello Kitty-themed street fiesta and fans will be able to view collections of limited edition merchandise, mix and mingle with other fans, purchase Hello Kitty memorabilia, and enjoy carnival food as well as activities. Kitschen will also be revealing its new Hello Kitty apparel line and the clothes will be available for purchase over the three-day celebration. Renowned cosplay duo Hana and Baozi will also judge an open cosplay contest on the last day, besides running a makeup workshop.
Mentored by Gillian Hung, President of Malaysia Official Designer’s Association (MODA), then designers will battle it out with their Hello Kitty inspired fashion designs on the grand stage at the Hello Kitty Friends Catwalk Finale, set for November 1st in the heart of Sanrio Hello Kitty Town Nusajaya. The winning designer will walk away with a grand cash prize of RM5,000.
In the Hello Kitty Friends Rock concert, Hello Kitty will be rocking with several of her idol friends. She will share the stage with popular Malaysian pop punk band BunkFace, Malaysian J-rock band Fly1ng Pan, rock hip hop outfit Dragon Red, electro groove band Fazz and anime song cover singer Huei Chan. Concert goers dressed in their best Hello Kitty themed outfit will stand the chance to walk away with RM2,000 in cash. To be eligible for the contest, just purchase a Hello Kitty Friends Rock Concert ticket at RM30. You will also have to be present at the concert zone for judging.
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