Hey, Hello Kitty is celebrating her 40th birthday!

The popular icon created by Sanrio 40 years ago is having a big birthday bash at SANRIO HELLO KITTY TOWN in Nusajaya, Johor. The festival will be a three-day carnival from 31 October until 2 November 2014.

The fun-filled fiesta will let Hello Kitty fans experience their wonderful childhood through various interactive and walk-through activities that will be included in four major highlights:

1. Hello Kitty Friends Gathering 

An event for the fans along with their family and friends to meet up, socialize and interact with new people with the intention of creating a Guinness World record for the largest gathering for Hello Kitty fans.

2.  Hello Kitty Friends Fiesta  

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An event for fans to exhibit their very own Hello Kitty merchandises and to also get their hands on some of the limited edition Hello Kitty items to expand their collections. Fans can also trade their items with other Hello Kitty collectible items.

3. Hello Kitty Friends Catwalk 

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A fashion competition for young designers to showcase their talent and receive first hand fashion training and exposure by MODA (Malaysia Official Designer Association) President, Fashion Designer, Merchandiser and Grooming Specialist – Gillian Hung. The rules of the competition are as follows:-

  • Design 2 outfits with the theme ‘Hello Kitty Inspired Party Wear’.
  • Open to fashion designers aged between 18 – 30 years who are Malaysian Citizens or Permanent Residents.
  • 10 finalists will be selected by the judges who will be mentored by Gillian Hung, to develop their 2-piece collection.
  • The 10 finalists will compete for the grand prize and showcase their designs.

Here is the list of prizes:-

  • GRAND PRIZE – RM5, 000 cash and a meet and greet session with Hello Kitty at SANRIO HELLO KITTY TOWN.
  • 2nd PRIZE – RM3, 000 cash
  • 3rd PRIZE – RM1, 000  cash

4. Hello Kitty Friends Rock Music Festival 

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A rock music event for Hello Kitty fans to get a chance to see the iconic figure  rocks it out with her idol friends at this Anniversary music event. The bands that will rock along with Hello Kitty including J-Rock band Fly1ng Pan and Malaysian Pop Punk band BunkFace.

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Fly1ng Pan (Above) and Bunkface (Below) will make a performance during Hello Kitty 40th anniversary!

The Hello Kitty fiesta will also have street performances where magicians and performers will be on the streets to entertain the fans there. Plus, there is also a food bazaar for the fans to replenish their energy so that they can participate in the fun-filled activities!

Hello Kitty fans can purchase the tickets at:-

  • www.playtime.com.my
  • During the event
  • MATTA Fair from 5 – 7 September 2014 (An offer for the Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary Package – Buy 3 tickets and get 1 ticket free for RM165)
  • Hong Leong Bank Debit/Credit Card (A 30% discount on SANRIO HELLO KITTY TOWN tickets for the 40th Anniversary Celebration)

So, come and join in the fun at SANRIO HELLO KITTY TOWN Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia.

Hello Kitty and Friends will be waiting for you!