HONG KONG : From 14 August to 16 September, 2012, Tsim Sha Tsui Harbour City hosting “100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon Exhibition. This exhibition will be Hong Kong’s largest celebration in honour of this beloved anime character. 100 different real size Doraemon figures are lined up in neat rows at front of Harbour City entrance.
Doraemon (ドラえもん, 多啦A夢, 哆啦A夢,叮噹) the robotic cat from the future was born on September 3, 2112 so next month will begin the century countdown to Doraemon’s birth.
100 Doraemon with 100 Different Secret Gadgets – 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.
The Famous Scene
To carry on the campaign’s theme of friendship, future and dreams, 3 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.”
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-up Doraemon 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.
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.
100 years before the birth of Doraemon Festival Exhibition Details:
Organizer: Harbour City and Animation International Limited
Curator: AllRightsReserved Ltd.
Date: 12 August – 16 September, 2012
Time: 11:00 – 21:00 (Monday – Sunday)
Venue: Ocean Terminal Forecourt, Harbour City and Gallery by the Harbour
Address: 3 – 27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, HONG KONG (Map)
Hotline: +852 2118 8666
How to get there :
- MTR Tsim Sha Tsui Station, Exit A1. Walk along Haiphong Road for approximately five minutes.
- Star Ferry from Central or Wan Chai to Tsim Sha Tsui
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