Gudetama fans, wake up! Sentosa's inflatable beach playground FunFest returns, this time with Sanrio's beloved lazy egg taking centrestage. From Mar 16 to Mar 24, 888 inflatable Gudetamas ranging from 0.9m to 1.5m-tall will be lazing about on Palawan Beach. There will also be a 3m Gudetama for those of you who prefer your eggs large. Want to stay out of the sand? Eight Hello Kitty and My Melody inflatables up to 4m tall will be placed from Beach Station to walkways around Palawan Beach, along with various photo points. When you're tired of lounging, there are 25 metres of inflatable obstacles to get through, a Kids Maze, Traversing Wall and a foam pool.Sentosa FunFest also features free screenings of movies like Beauty and The Beast, Frozen, The Little Mermaid, The Secret Life of Pets and Minions. In conjunction with the festival, Sentosa is giving free entry to Singapore residents who enter the island … [Read more...] about Sunny side up: 800 Gudetamas laze around at Sentosa’s FunFest
The March holidays are just around the corner, and if you're a parent, you're probably already aware that the annual Sentosa FunFest is back for their fifth run. Complete with free admission for Singapore residents from March 16-24, this year's event includes an "invasion" by over 800 Gudetama, My Melody and Hello Kitty inflatables. Yes, they'll be perfect for your critters to jump on and those IG-worthy family pictures to show off on Facebook. But for those without a mini-me, is the inflatable-mania worth braving the heat and making a trip down even if it's free? This week on #Joeyjios, we find out. A SEA OF LAZY EGGS According to the folks at Sentosa, Gudetama fans can look forward to getting up close and personal with 888 0.9m to 1.5m inflatable lazy eggs all over Palawan Beach. Here's what the "sea" of Gudetamas looks like: To top off the experience, there's a massive 3m-tall version towering over all the mini-ones on the island. We tried to figure out the best … [Read more...] about #Joeyjios: Over 800 Gudetama, My Melody and Hello Kitty inflatables invade Sentosa
Sean Lim / Business Insider A new festival has hit town, and things have been blown way out of proportion – but in a good way. The tiny island of Sentosa is now home to over 800 Gudetama inflatables which have been scattered along Palawan Beach as part of the annual Sentosa FunFest. And the best part? It won’t cost you a single cent to see them. From March 16 to 24, all Singapore residents will be given free entry to Sentosa if they drive or take the Sentosa Express into the island. From hundreds of lazy egg yolks to the adorable Hello Kitty, here’s a sneak peek at all the most incredible giant inflatables at Sentosa right now. The island has been transformed into an Insta-worthy Sanrio heaven. There are all sorts of Gudetama inflatables here. Sean Lim / Business Insider The adorable lazy egg character also brought along some classic friends – Hello Kitty and My Melody. Sean Lim / Business Insider Sean Lim / Business Insider In total, there are … [Read more...] about It’s cuteness overload: There are over 880 Gudetama inflatables at Sentosa now – and it won’t cost a cent to see them
The Ocean Park Halloween Fest 2018, to be held from October 5 to 31, will feature 13 all-new unique experiences at 11 haunted attractions to satisfy guests who love different types of scares or fun-filled surprises. This year, the park will present high-tech elements to enhance guests’ haunted experiences, including Hong Kong’s first ever multimedia and interactive haunted attraction X-Dimension, which creates a frightful alternate dimension with the use of 360-degree interactive projections and 3D mapping technology. Meanwhile, the Devil Seeker’s Tale will offer an interactive game infused with augmented reality technology while Mine Train will provide brand new virtual reality Halloween content. Popular Sanrio characters will host the first-ever “HELLO-ween” party with fun-filled attractions to meet family and friends. “Guests are no longer asking for just a scary experience. From their feedback, interactivity is one of the elements that they … [Read more...] about Ocean Park says “Hello-ween”
Follow our CNA LIFESTYLE page on Facebook for more trending stories and videosSINGAPORE: If you’ve been watching Aggretsuko, the animated series about one of Sanrio’s disenchanted modern-age characters, it’s quite possible that you might be consuming it as a form of therapy. After all, nothing helps with the Monday blues as much as seeing someone else have it worse than you.Aggretsuko follows the humdrum non-adventures of a red panda named Retsuko, a mild-mannered 25-year-old office executive trapped in a stressful, nine-to-five accounting job and treated without respect by her horrible boss.Whenever her repressed frustrations get too much to bear, she locks herself in a bathroom stall, whips out the karaoke microphone she carries around in her handbag, and launches into a death metal rant as her eyes light up demonically, claws come out of her paws and the Japanese character for “rage” starts blinking wildly on her forehead.At first, … [Read more...] about Sanrio for adults: Is Aggretsuko simply kawaii catharsis or is it our cry for help?