By Gisele Soo
The Hot Wheels and Barbie event themed ‘Challenge Accepted’ and ‘You Can Be Anything’ was launched at Lost World of Tambun, the first theme park to collaborate with Hot Wheels and Barbie. The opening ceremony was held by Mr Nurul Nuzairi, general manager of the Lost World of Tambun on Monday, November 11 with the objective to celebrate the year-end school holiday starting from November 23 to December 31. The event will be on for a month.
Mattel, a global children’s entertainment organization introduced the Barbie ‘You Can Do Anything’ Tour to honour 60 years of encouraging the measureless potential in every girl. The theme, ‘You Can Be Anything’ symbolizes the extensive abilities of young girls, from princess to president, astronaut to zoologist. According to Mattel, there isn’t a plastic ceiling Barbie hasn’t broken.
Numerous fun activities are set up, such as, photo booth, which gives visitors the opportunity to take photos in a Barbie career dream house and discover various careers in the “You Can Be Anything” dress-up area, learn more about authentic Barbie career dolls that have been developed over the past 60 years. Fancy a Barbie Tea Party? It starts on November 30 and will be available every weekend.
“For 60 years, Barbie has championed girls, inspired generations to believe in themselves through make belief and showed them that they have choices. With more than 200 careers, six runs for president and a trip to the moon before Neil Armstrong, Barbie continued to evolve into a modern, relevant role model for all ages,” said Lisa McKnight, General Manager and Senior Vice President, Barbie.
So what about capturing the attention of the male gender? How does Hot Wheels race track sound? With a new Hot Wheel race track being built excitement will be sizzling and adrenaline pumped… Drop by at the Challenge Accepted zone and witness the finale match and seize a chance to win limited edition Premium Items of Hot Wheels.
Lost World of Tambun is an amusement park with various rides, such as Pirate Ship and roller coaster and petting zoo which includes animal feeding and Tiger Shows. Do not miss the Famous Luminous Forest, where you can take dazzling, instagrammable photos.
Feeling tired from the rides? Means time for some relaxation! Visit the hot spring to replenish your energy. And have the total pampering package complete with a massage.
The ticket is priced at RM77 (Mykad rate) and with three or more ticket purchases, a premium souvenir is also given. More information on the event is available at their website sunwaylostworldoftambun.com.