Cartoon Network Animate Your Life Special Event In Singapore 26th May-10th June
During the late May/early June school holidays in Singapore, Cartoon Network Southeast Asia will be running an “Animate Your Life” festival, a 16-day fun filled attraction for Cartoon Network fans, the event promises to be Cartoon Network’s biggest festival of fun in Asia. From Saturday 26th May until Sunday 10th June, the Animate Your Life festival will transform Gardens by the Bay’s Bayfront Plaza into a world of cartoons, with each zone themed after a different Cartoon Network show. The festival will cover 6,000 square metres and more than 80,000 people are expected to visit the festival.
At the festival, there will be We Bare Bears, Adventure Time, Ben 10 and The Powerpuff Girls themed zones filled with fun inflatable obstacle courses, carnival games and creative workshops. You can hangout at Grizz’s, Panda’s and Ice Bear’s cave, test your hero skills at the Ben 10 Boot Camp, learn how to draw and also take fun family photos with some of your favourite cartoon characters. John Fang, Executive Producer of Ben 10 along with Vaibhav Kumaresh, creator of Lamput will be at the special event, both will be joined by Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific’s executive creative director – Glenn Bartlett.
Singapore’s art scene will also be represented through a first-time partnership with local art group – Band of Doodlers, also there will be a locally-created only experience called “Animate Yourself”, which gives fans the chance to recreate their likeness as their favourite Cartoon Network character.
Cartoon Network Animate Your Life is co-presented by Cartoon Network Wave, the world’s first fully-branded cruise liner due to set sail from Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region later this year. The event is also supported by Singapore Tourism Board’s Leisure Events Fund, Prudential Singapore, Official Radio Partner CLASS 95 and Supporting Radio Partner 987, and Official Multimedia Partner Singtel.
Singapore has been hosting several Cartoon Network initiatives as of late. Cartoon Network Wave announced that it will make its maiden voyage from Singapore, the Sentosa FunFest beach festival hosted a inflatable We Bare Bears attraction in March. Also, its even possible to get We Bare Bears themed EZ-Link travel cards which can be used on the city’s MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) transportation system.
The Animate Your Life festival will be open Mondays to Thursdays between 3-9pm and Fridays to Sundays between 3-11pm. Games, mascot appearances and show screenings are also scheduled throughout the day. Family tickets cost $50 (SGD) for two adults and two children or $12.50 (SGD) per child, $18 (SGD) per Adult, $15 (SGD) per Student and $48 (SGD) for friends package for four students.
For more information, please visit http://animate.cartoonnetworkasia.com for more details and use the hashtags #CartoonNetwork and #CNAnimateYourLife on social media to share the fun!
From The Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Cartoon Network Invites Asia To Get Animated
Turner’s Cartoon Network, together with some heavyweight partners in Singapore, will be hosting its biggest ever branded event in Southeast Asia. Attracting industry talent from around the world, the two-week Cartoon Network Animate Your Life (May 26-June 10) will share with 80,000 participants the mechanics – and the creativity – behind some of the most iconic kids shows.
Hosting workshops and leading interactive activities will be animation talent from around the world. John Fang, Executive Producer of legendary toon, Ben 10, comes all the way from Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, California. Vaibhav Kumaresh, creator of award-winning Lamput, will be flying in from his studio in Mumbai. They will be joined by Cartoon Network Asia’s executive creative director, Glenn Bartlett.
Vishal Dembla, General Manager of Turner in Southeast Asia, said: “Together with our partners and some truly world-class talent, we’re designing an event for families that will connect, entertain and enrich. We know that Singaporean kids love Cartoon Network’s shows and games on their screens. This event will show them exactly how all that animation awesomeness comes together to fuel their own creativity.”
Cartoon Network Animate Your Life is co-presented by Cartoon Network Wave, the soon-to-launch, fully-branded cruise liner. The event is also supported by Singapore Tourism Board’s Leisure Events Fund, Prudential Singapore, Official Radio Partner CLASS 95 and Supporting Radio Partner 987, and Official Multimedia Partner Singtel.
“With its compelling branding and rich edutainment content, Cartoon Network Animate Your Life holds strong appeal for Singaporeans and visitors with young children. An event featuring such recognisable and well-loved cartoon characters will also further cement Singapore’s standing as a global family-friendly destination,” added Ms Carrie Kwik, Executive Director of Arts, Entertainment and Tourism Concept Development, Singapore Tourism Board.
Cartoon Network Animate Your Life will be held at Gardens by the Bay’s Bayfront Plaza with characters from The Powerpuff Girls, We Bare Bears, Adventure Time and Ben 10. The festival will offer a fairground of fun inflatable obstacle courses, carnival games and creative workshops. It covers 6,000 square metres and more than 80,000 visitors are expected during the 16-day event.
Subscriber competitions hosted by Turner’s distribution partners are also running across Asia Pacific from nearby Malaysia, and as far away as Australia and the Philippines. Campaigns will also run across Cartoon Network’s multiple on-air, online and social platforms.
Singapore’s art scene will also be represented through a first-time partnership with local group – Band of Doodlers, and a locally-created only experience – Animate Yourself – which gives fans the chance to recreate their likeness as their favourite Cartoon Network character.
Singapore has been hosting several Cartoon Network initiatives recently. Cartoon Network Wave announced that it will make its maiden voyage from Singapore, while Sentosa FunFest hosted a We Bare Bears inflatable attraction in March. The bears currently feature on the city’s EZ-Link stored-value travel cards in a current promotion.
Visit Animate.CartoonNetworkAsia.com for more details. #CartoonNetwork #CNAnimateYourLife
About Cartoon Network Wave
Set sail on awesome tooniverse adventures on the high seas with the hottest stars from Ben 10 and The Powerpuff Girls, to We Bare Bears, Adventure Time and many more. Hang out with your favourite characters, explore their worlds and live the ultimate Cartoon Network experience. Have your choice of 800 fully-themed cabins and suites, including two world-first triplex suites, as the ship heads to famous destinations across Asia Pacific. While on board, explore 11 decks of shopping, relaxing, partying and excitement with a variety of leisure and entertainment pleasure. Our restaurants, cafes and other outlets serve up a spread that will satisfy everyone. For more information on Cartoon Network Wave, please visit www.cartoonnetworkwave.com
About the Leisure Events Fund
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB)’s Leisure Events Fund supports the growth and anchoring of world-class, differentiated and celebrated leisure event experiences that can further establish Singapore as one of the world’s most vibrant cities. Proposals will be assessed based on their potential to deliver tourism outcomes such as increasing visitor arrivals and tourism receipts, strengthening destination branding and enhancing precinct vibrancy. The fund is part of STB’s Tourism Development Fund, designed to help realise STB’s Quality Tourism strategy by enhancing Singapore’s destination attractiveness. Visit STB’s grant page for more information.
About Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Pte) Limited (Prudential Singapore)
Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Pte) Ltd is one of the top life insurance companies in Singapore, serving the financial and protection needs of the country’s citizens for 87 years. The company has an AA- Financial Strength Rating from leading credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s, with S$36.3 billion funds under management as at 31 December 2017. It delivers a suite of well-rounded product offerings in Protection, Savings and Investment through multiple distribution channels including a network of more than 4,600 financial consultants.