This Christmas, Harbour City transforms into a “Christmas Terminal” to greet everyone to embark on a Christmas journey. Snoopy flies from the United States and begins a festive voyage with us from 25 November 2021 to 2 January 2022.
You can staycation with Snoopy in the “Oriental Kyoto Ryokan”, play “Merry Go Round” with Snoopy and Friends and join the “Magic Christmas Party” in Snoopy’ s house. Art lovers and Snoopy fans can also appreciate and purchase a series worldwide limited exclusive Japanese art collectables and limited-edition souvenirs. Let’s all experience the artistic and cheerful voyage!
Snoopy Kyoto Art Voyage
Gallery by the Harbour transforms into a classic Oriental Kyoto Ryokan, Snoopy sits on tatami and greets you! Snoopy and friends are given a traditional Kyoto twist, to experience the exquisite Japanese crafts – “Fabric, Paper, Gold, Painting and Ceramic”.
Worldwide Limited 50 Exclusive Kyo Yuzen Plushie
This exhibition features a limited edition of 50 Kyo Yuzen dyed Snoopy denim plush with wagara patterns in 5 colours of navy, purple, green, grey & purple and grey & black. Not only do they embody the spirit of craftsmanship, but also a rich cultural connection to Japan.
50 Limited-edition Snoopy Washi Sculptures
Inspired by the unique texture of Washi paper – soft and thin yet tough -, local artist Ray Wong presents distinct styles of Snoopy Washi Sculptures, done by handcrafted collage works. The sculptures are adorned with harmonious colours, whilst radiating a sense of warmth and comfort and are 100% handmade.
Kyo Zogan Inlay Art Collections
Ryuji Nakajima, the third generation of a family who has been handing down Kyo Zogan, created 2 Snoopy collectables in limited editions. On metal plates made with ottchil sap, the inlaid gold and silver patch in delicate patterns with fine lines thinner than 1mm, such as sakura, momiji and kudzu, are pieced together as Snoopy silhouettes. The shimmering Snoopy decors will lead you to the elegance and glamour of Kyoto.
7 Limited-edition Kyoto Style Gold Paints
A background finished in 24 karat gold leaf highlights Snoopy in bold colours, painted with acrylic and mineral pigments. The glimmering vibe in his pieces demonstrate how Fukusawa was inspired by the bird-and-flower paintings during the Muromachi Period to the Edo periods. The paintings are best to decorate your home with elegance and class.
Storytelling Pottery & Ceramic
Specially crafted is the set-of-4 SIONE limited edition Storytelling Pottery Plates. Walk through the four seasons of Japan with Snoopy and friends themed ceramics. Besides, more to explore are 2 styles of ceramic artworks proudly presented by Kyoto craftsman, Shinichi Takashima. The ceramics are decorated with icchin ceramic technique to create an uneven look, reminding us of the idea wabi-sabi, a Japanese philosophy of perfect imperfection.
Play “Merry Go Round” with Snoopy and Friends Meet & Greet with Snoopy or Charlie
Welcome to Snoopy and Friends’ park! A Snoopy’ s Holiday “Merry Go Round” awaits you in Atrium I of Gateway Arcade, and it is filled with Snoopy characters and Christmas decoration. Charlie Brown, Sally Brown, Linus van Pelt are there to play with you. Christmas trees are decorated with bones-shaped ornaments, and Snoopy’ s red house is installed with Snoopy lying on top. 10 pieces of 1.2m high Snoopy with ribbons in different colours, and several Christmas trees are installed along the atrium corridor.
In addition, you can meet & greet with Snoopy or Charlie Brown from 2 PM – 5 PM on 27 & 28 November (Saturday & Sunday); and take photo together upon onsite donation of HK$50. All proceeds will be donated to Hong Kong Blood Cancer Foundation.
Magic Christmas Party in Snoopy’ s House
A 3.5m high Snoopy house is located in the Atrium of Ocean Terminal, and festive decorations like 2.1m high Christmas tree and 1.4m high snowman have been set up outside the house. Charlie Brown and Lucy van Pelt are ready to welcome you. Inside the house, you can find the distorting mirror, while Snoopy and Woodstock are playing hide-and-seek with us.
What’s more, surprising activities will be launched outside the house. Details will be announced in social media channels of Harbour City soon.