Are you a fan of the iconic Japanese manga/ anime, Doraemon? Doraemon’s date of birth is on 3 Sept 2112, meaning this year in 2012, it will be the start of the one hundred year countdown to his birthday!
From Aug 14 to Sep 16, Harbour City in Hong Kong will be hosting the “100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon” exhibition at their premises. Together with omy.sg, the cool folks from Harbour City would like to invite TWO bloggers to join them in Hong Kong for the early celebration of Doraemon’s birth – 100 years early!
If you are interested to win a trip to Harbour City in Hong Kong for this fun event, simply write a blog post on why you want to visit the exhibition in Harbour City, Hong Kong and email the blog post URL to [email protected] by 6 Aug (Mon), 10am together with your name, contact number and email address. Include the following in your blog post:
-your passion for Doraemon (eg. Your Doraemon collection throughout the year, your memory with Doraemon)
– share with your readers why they should visit this exhibition too
– what you like about Harbour City
– what you are looking forward to see at the Doraemon exhibition
There is no restriction on the length of your blog post and we welcome the liberal use of photos and videos to make your entry more interesting. The two bloggers with the most creative and interesting blog entries will be selected by the teams from omy.sg and Harbour City.
Blog entries can be written in either ENGLISH or CHINESE. The two winners will be notified in the same week and will be traveling to Hong Kong for a 4D3N trip to attend the Doraemon exhibition and blog about their experience (minimum of 3 blog posts). Accommodation and flight will be sponsored by Harbour City. Travel dates will be 13-16 Aug or 14-17 Aug 2012.
“Come join us in the early celebration of Doraemon’s birth – 100 years early!”
Doraemon date of birth is on September 3, 2112, meaning this year in 2012, it’ll be the start of the one hundred year countdown to his birthday! This summer from August 14 to September 16, Harbour City will be hosting the “100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon” Exhibition. This exhibition will be Hong Kong’s largest celebration in honour of this beloved anime character. September 3 marks the exact day 100 years prior to Doraemon’s birth. Let’s all gather to reminisce about our childhood Doraemon memories.
“100 Doraemon with 100 Different Secret Gadgets”
In order to celebrate Doraemon’s early birthday (albeit 100 years early), Harbour City has partnered up with Animation International Ltd., supported by Fujiko Pro and ShoPro, and our creative partner, AllRightsReserved. Together the multi-faceted project will showcase 100 unique Doraemon figures along with 100 different pieces from his well-known repertoire of secret gadgets. This will all be displayed outside Harbour City’s Ocean Terminal, creating one of the most visually rewarding exhibitions ever seen in the city.
“The Famous Scene”
To carry on the campaign’s theme of friendship, future and dreams, three famous installations will be set up at different parts of Harbour City including “The Night Before Nobita’s wedding!”, “Goodbye, Doraemon!” and “Memories of Grandma.” “The Celebration of 100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon” – Concept Expo: Gadgets in the Future Inspired by Doraemon’s secret gadgets, “100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon” is inviting creative parties from around the world to participate. Included are creatives from Hong Kong, China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and more, each on hand to specially create and design 30 original gadgets. Each design has been directly influenced by Doraemon’s own futuristic world. All of their specially crafted works will be displayed at the Gallery by the Harbour at Harbour City.
“100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon” – Pop up Café
For the duration of the exhibition, the BO-LO’GNE café and bar located inside Harbour City’s LCX will be transformed into a pop-upDoraemon themed café. Besides an immersive experience, there will be dishes prepared specially for the occasion. The new menu items include a Doraemon spaghetti and hamburger set, a delicious dessert set served with a special themed drink and a BO-LO’GNE bun. Fans will also be given the opportunity to buy a limited edition “100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon” souvenir plate.
“100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon” Workshop
Doraemon the cartoon character has had a lasting impact on people of all generations, from children to adults. During the exhibition period, Harbour City will be hosting workshop sessions at KidX that welcomes parents and their children to participate in creating, designing and decorating their own personalized Doraemon figures. DORAEMON x AllRightsReserved “100 Years Before the Birth ofDoraemon” Limited-edition Premiums During the exhibition, limited-edition DORAEMON x AllRightsReserved “100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon” premiums such as umbrella, t-shirts and mugs will be available at Gallery by the Harbour.
“100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon” Official Facebook Page
Organizer: Harbour City and Animation International Ltd.,
Curator: AllRightsReserved Ltd.
Date: 12 August – 16 September, 2012
Time: 11:00 – 21:00 (Monday – Sunday)
Venue: Gallery by the Harbour- Shop 207, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Tsimshatsui (next to Fendi)
Harbour City Hotline: (852) 2118 8666 Website:www.harbourcity.com.hk