Thursday, August 17, 2017



Consumers can enjoy a 20% discount for purchases of KidZania Kuala Lumpur tickets by using the promo code SPORTZ. This special promotion is valid from August 1 –
September 14.


Two contests make the KidZania SportZ experience even better!

A. KidZania SportZ Challenge Contest:
      I.        Mechanics
·         Visit KidZania Kuala Lumpur during KidZania SportZ and participant will be given a SportZ card;
·         Complete a minimum of four SportZ activities to receive four stamps on their SportZ card, to be eligible for this Contest;
·         Write slogan to explain why participant should be selected as a winner (not more than 30 words) on the SportZ card;
·         Fill in the required details (name, contact number and email address) on the SportZ card; and submit the SportZ card into dedicated box at KidZania Kuala Lumpur;
·         Multiple entries are allowed per participant throughout the Contest Period.

    II.        Prizes (winners will be announced on KidZania Kuala Lumpur FaceBook on September 18)
·         Ten selected winners will receive a special coaching session for three hours with ‘Air Asia Badminton Academy’ coaches together with players from selected underprivileged homes. The coaching session will be hosted at Forum 19, Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan on 30th September 2017;
·         Ten consolation prize winners will receive two tickets to KidZania Kuala Lumpur.

B. KidZania SportZ FaceBook Contest
      I.        Mechanics
·         Follow KidZania Kuala Lumpur Facebook page;
·         Submit a video of him/her performing sport skills/tricks to KidZania Kuala Lumpur Facebook page via direct message together with participant’s personal details:
o   Duration of the video shall not be more than 1 minute 30 seconds;
o   Participant is required to start the video with a short introduction (Name, Age and Sports trick);
o   Participant shall start with “Kai!” while bonus points will be given if more KidZania elements are featured;
o   Video shall be in MP4 format, with size of video not exceeding 50MB, and filmed in landscape mode.

    II.        Deadlines
·         Video submission: August 8 – 22 (both dates inclusive).
·    Videos will be published for online voting at KidZania Kuala Lumpur Facebook page on August 23.
·         Five winners will be announced on September 5.

   III.        Prizes
·         Evaluation of video entries will be based on Online Votes (40%) and Creativity & Adherence to video requirements (60%).
·         Each of the five winners will receive the following prizes two kids and two adults’ complimentary tickets to KidZania Kuala Lumpur and exclusive KidZania Kuala Lumpur’s merchandise.

For more information on KidZania SportZ and contests, visit


KidZania SportZ happening from 15 August to 15 September 2017, is a month-long programme of sports and fitness activities, with daily and weekend events to make physical exercise and a healthy lifestyle fun for kids while encouraging life skills like healthy competition and teamwork.

Don't miss out this exciting activities !

Obstacles Challenge supported by Spartan Race
Obstacle course to test kids’ balance, strength and stamina
10.00am onwards (daily)
·         TV Studio
CrossFit Sessions conducted by CrossFit Pahlawan professional trainers
Fun, kid-friendly CrossFit sessions that emphasises good movement and promotes cognitive functions
11.00am and 3.00pm (weekends)
·         Main Square

Fitness Dance with instructors from Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur
Zumba routines that help kids gain coordination and confidence, while giving kids an outlet to jump, shake, dance to fun beats and rhythms
12.00nn and 4.00pm
·         Main Square

Kids get a bow and five arrows to shoot the target
10.00am onwards (daily)
·         Alley next to the Radio Station
Mini Golf
Putting skills will be put to the test, with only five shots to get the golf ball into the hole
10.00am onwards (daily)
·         In front of the TV Studio
Football Shooting
Kids get to have their ‘free kick’ moment, with five chances to score a goal!
10.00am onwards (daily)
·         Main Square
Table Tennis
Face off in a singles or doubles competition and win the chance the challenge a KidZania Zupervisor
10.00am onwards (daily)
·         Event Space
Basketball Shooting
Kids get five tries to score a basket

11.30am and 3.30pm (daily)
·         In front of National Store

Kids learn more about the various sports and living active lifestyles with former national Olympians and athletes
Date / Time
Location / Time
Jeffrey Ong
August 20,
·         Bananana! Theatre
·         Held from 1.00pm – 2.00pm
YBhg Tan Sri Dr Mani Jegathesan
Track and Field Running/Sprinting
August 26, Saturday
Khoo Cai Lin
August 27,
Sunny Salesh and Mohd Amirul Arif
Malaysia Blind Football Team
September 2, Saturday
Ravichandran Tharumalingam
September 3, Sunday
Sharon Wee
September 9, Saturday

For more information on KidZania SportZ and contests, visit

KidZania SportZ 2017

Play SportZ for Benefits Beyond the Game
KidZania SportZ 2017 features month-long activities and contests to celebrate the spirit of sportsmanship and promote benefits of healthy and active lifestyle

Petaling Jaya, 8 August 2017 – KidZania Kuala Lumpur presents a month of SportZ and fitness activities from 15 August to 15 September 2017, inspired by the 29th SEA Games! KidZania SportZ 2017 (KidZania SportZ/ the programme) consists of various daily and weekend events to give children the experience of competing as athletes, highlighting values such as discipline, healthy competition and teamwork. The activities are also designed to cultivate greater interest in physical exercise among children.

In addition, kids will have the opportunity to participate in both in-park and online contests to win exclusive prizes during the month-long programme, one of which is the KidZania SportZ Challenge. Kids can take part in this contest for the chance to win an AirAsia-sponsored coaching session at the AirAsia Badminton Academy, with the opportunity to learn from national badminton player Liew Daren.

Officiated by En Mohd Azhari bin Mohammad, Deputy Director-General, Sports Development Division from the Youth and Sports Department of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, KidZania SportZ recognises the growing need for more efforts targeting children and young people that nurture the love for sports activities and encourage healthy and active pastimes.

Guest-of-Honour Mohd Azhari bin MohammadDeputy Director-General, Sports Development Division from the Youth and Sports Department of the Ministry of Youth and Sports and Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur 'light the cauldron with the KidZania SportZ 2017 Torch' to launch the month-long sports programme at KidZania Kuala Lumpur in conjunction with the 29th SEA Games

Key activities organised for the duration of KidZania SportZ include the Obstacles Challenge as well as CrossFit sessions, specially designed to test kids’ balance, strength and stamina; and Fitness Dance which introduces fun Zumba routines that help kids gain coordination and confidence, while giving them an outlet to jump, shake, dance to fun beats and rhythms. In addition, kids also get to try their skills in activities like Archery, Miniature Golf and Football Shooting.

(L-R) Coach Sunny Salesh of the Malaysian Blind Football Team, mountaineer Ravichandran Tharumalingam, and SEA Games gold medallist swimmer Jeffrey Ong presented young Malaysian 'athletes' with the KidZania SportZ 2017 medals of honour after their energetic sports performance

“Through KidZania SportZ, we hope children get to experience the thrill of competition and sportsmanship. Playing sports introduces discipline, determination and cooperation which are learning experiences and healthy habits that will stay with them into adulthood, in line with our motto Learn Life Today,” said Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur.

“In addition, with all its conveniences and distractions, urban life can sometimes get in the way of a healthy and active lifestyle, so it’s important to make exercise appealing and a priority at the same time for children as well as adults, as playing sports and being active is a bonding experience that can benefit the entire family,” he added.

(L-R) KidZania KL & sponsors at the launch of KidZania SportZ 2017: Zulhisham Mohd Said, Modern Trade Manager at F&N Beverages; Coach Dann, Managing Director & Head Coach from CrossFit Pahlawan;   Razwan Bin Ismail, Business Expansion Director, Decathlon Malaysia; Mr Leong Moon Weng, Brand Marketing Director, Spartan Race; Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur; Mohd Azhari bin MohammadDeputy Director-General, Sports Development Division from the Youth and Sports Department of the Ministry of Youth and Sports; RightZKeeper Urbano of KidZania KL; Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial at AirAsia Berhad; national badminton player Liew Daren; Loges from Telekom Malaysia; Elaine Ho, Group Marketing Manager of Spritzer; Puspa from Gleneagles KL

Since 2012, the AirAsia Badminton Academy has trained over 250 players, including Ari Latiff, SEA Games Silver Medallist for Badminton Singles. “We are pleased to be part of KidZania SportZ Challenge. The winners will have a special money-can’t-buy training experience at our AirAsia Badminton Academy, which is one of our on-going effort to promote this beloved sport in Malaysia, and inspire the younger generation to be involved in sports,” said Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial, Air Asia Berhad.

KidZania SportZ also features industry experts and equipment for the activities, with many professionals lending their time and effort to share their experience and inspire children during the KidZania SportZ Talk series held on the weekends.

These speakers include adventurer Ravichandran Tharumalingam, affectionately known as Ravi ‘Everest’; former national squash player Sharon Wee; multiple SEA Games gold medallist swimmer Jeffrey Ong; former National and Olympian athlete Yang Berbahagia Tan Sri Dr Mani Jegathesan, once known as the fastest man in Asia; national and Olympian swimmer Khoo Cai Lin; Coach and Team Captain of the Malaysian Blind Football Team Sunny Salesh and Mohd Amirul Arif, respectively.

KidZania Kuala Lumpur will also be giving away complimentary admission tickets and exclusive merchandise to winners of the KidZania SportZ Facebook Contest, allowing a return visit during the programme to experience different activities and talks. All kids need to do is submit a video demonstrating their best sports skills or tricks!

KidZania SportZ is supported by AirAsia, Decathlon, CrossFit Pahlawan, Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur, Spartan Race, F&N Beverages, Telekom Malaysia and Spritzer.

For more information on KidZania SportZ and contests, visit

Tuesday, August 8, 2017


KUALA LUMPUR, 3rd July 2017: A+E Networks Asia today announced the launch of HISTORY Con 2017 in Malaysia. The mega entertainment convention will be held at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) in Selangor from 4th to 6th August, promoted by GR8 Dreams.

Popular celebrities “Horny” Mike Henry (Counting Cars), Ryu Lim (Forged In Fire), Jaime Dempsey (Ride N’ Seek), Justin Mott (Photo Face-off), and iconic Malaysian comedian, Harith Iskander (Celebrity Car Wars), will ignite the star-studded extravaganza in both cities.

The convention in Malaysia will include a LIFETIME experience zone with headlining celebrity Matt Preston (Masterchef Australia judge) as well as local favourite, Jasbir Kaur (MasterChef Asia finalist). Further details of the convention in Malaysia will follow shortly.

To celebrate HISTORY’s 10th year anniversary in Asia, HISTORY Maker Awards will be given to 10 notable individuals who have had a significant impact on their nation’s life and culture. The awardees will be announced closer to date.

Event attendees will also be invited to make history by participating in various world-record breaking attempts.

Visit for ticketing details and more information.

About A+E Networks Asia

A+E Networks™ Asia is owned by the award-winning, global media content company, A+E Networks™, which is dedicated to offering consumers a diverse communications environment ranging from television networks to websites, to home videos/DVDs to gaming and educational software.  A+E Networks Asia is comprised of Lifetime®, HISTORY®, FYI™ (formerly bio.®), H2™ and Crime & Investigation™. A+E Networks Asia operates and distributes its portfolio in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Hong Kong, Fiji, Macau, Taiwan, Korea, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Maldives, Myanmar, Laos and Thailand.  Globally, A+E Networks’ channels and branded programming reach more than 330 million households in over 160 countries.


HISTORY® & HISTORY HD® are the leading destinations for award-winning series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across multimedia platforms. HISTORY® original hit series include Alone, Forged In Fire, Pawn Stars, The Pickers, Ancient Aliens, Counting Cars, The Curse of Oak Island, Vikings, SIX, as well as Asia Original Productions Photo Face-Off, Ride N’ Seek and Celebrity Car Wars.
HISTORY® is available in more than 330 million households in over 185 territories globally and 41 languages. | Facebook: @HistoryAsia | YouTube: @HistoryAsiaTV

About FYI

FYI® is the first network of its kind for the modern world – an upscale inspiration engine that fuels what we call improvised living. A contemporary lifestyle network for your inspiration, for your imagination or for your innovation that embraces an adventurous, personalised and non-prescriptive approach to lifestyle content, featuring over 300 hours of original programming every year. From our viewer's taste, space, look, journey and more – FYI covers a range of experiences that reflect how people actually live their lives today, not constrained by one passion or interest. Programming hits include Tiny House Nation, Fit to Fat to Fit, Destination Flavour, Travels with bondi Vet, and Seven Year Switch. | Facebook: @FYIAsia | YouTube: @FYIAsia.TV | Instagram: @FYIAsia

About Lifetime

Lifetime® is an entertainment destination offering the highest quality dramas, movies and reality with celebrated and award winning programmes like UnREAL, Zoo, MasterChef Australia, MasterChef Asia, Dance Moms and critically-acclaimed Lifetime original movies, Flowers in the Attic and Petals on The Wind. A television network infused with passion and empowerment, Lifetime™ reflects the full spectrum of the modern female experience, delivering top tier entertainment.
Lifetime® is available in more than 150 million households in over 100 territories and 7 languages. | Facebook:

Tuesday, June 6, 2017


To celebrate Rapunzel’s grand return across Southeast Asia, Disney Channel presents its first-ever multi-platform character hunt, Tangled Quest. For four weeks from 21 May to 30 June, the Tangled Quest will come to life in Malaysia, where kids and families can join in the fun to spot their favorite Tangled characters – Rapunzel, Eugene, Maximus and Pascal - at various on-ground pop-up activities across Kuala Lumpur to win exclusive prizes.
Beginning 21 May to 28 May, a special video booth, the Tangled Dream Booth, will be placed in 1 Utama Shopping Centre. Just as Rapunzel dreams to go on adventures and explore the world around her, kids are encouraged to tell us about their big dreams on camera. The 10 to 15 second videos can also be shared on their social channels.  
From 26 May to 11 June, take inspiration from Rapunzel’s creativity, confidence and irrepressible spirit at Disney’s “Dream Big, Princess” event in Sunway Pyramid. Kids can create their own journals to document their lively adventures, share their big dreams at the Tangled Dream Booth, and even have a chance to meet Rapunzel herself! “Dream Big, Princess” is a global movement that encourages girls everywhere to believe in themselves and pursue their dreams with courage, determination and compassion.
Finally, from 11 June to 18 June, say hello to Pascal at Fahrenheit 88! Featuring an interactive wall with kinect capability, play a game of hide and seek with Pascal and spot him as he transforms and camouflages into the background.     
Disney Channel fans that find any one of the characters on either Disney Channel, Disney-owned social platforms or at on-ground activities can upload a photo on the Tangled Quest website (, answer a simple question and stand a chance to win Tangled-themed goody bags. Three lucky winners will also get to bring Rapunzel’s adventures home with a full scale Tangled-themed bedroom makeover!
Catch brand new episodes of Tangled: The Series every Sunday at 11:30AM on Disney Channel (Astro Ch 615) from 21 May!