GET READY FOR ANOTHER SLIMY ADVENTURE AT THE NICKELODEON SLIME CUP 2015!
The slimiest integrated sports festival is back for the 3rd year – inspired by the SEA Games!
SINGAPORE, 6 MAY 2015 – Save the date and get your kids to start stretching those muscles because Downtown East is the place for a day of slimy play – come June! Nickelodeon today announced the return of Singapore’s slimiest integrated sports festival – the Nickelodeon Slime Cup 2015. Presented by Singtel TV and sponsored by Pilot Pen and VITAGEN Less Sugar, with venue partner, Downtown East, the free-play event continues to promote active living through fun for kids and their families, and this year’s edition is augmented with a host of SEA Games (Southeast Asian Games)-inspired activities with Nickelodeon’s trademark green slime at Downtown East from Saturday, 6 June to Sunday, 7 June at 11am to 7pm.
Since the inaugural event in 2013, the Nickelodeon Slime Cup in Singapore has seen more than 15,000 kids and their families take part in activities utilising over 16,000 litres of slime. In its third edition this year, kids will now have the opportunity to participate in sports activities featured in the upcoming 28th SEA Games, represented by their favourite Nickelodeon show characters, such as “Soccer Showdown” with SpongeBob SquarePants, “Chip-py Triathlon” with Nickelodeon’s newest characters from ALVINNN!!! and the Chipmunks and “Dora’s Tee Party” from Dora and Friends: Into the City!, and “Oggy’s Shootout” with Oggy from Oggy and the Cockroaches.
An Opening Ceremony for the Nickelodeon Slime Cup 2015 will be held on Saturday, 6 June at 12pm to kick off this year’s slime-tastic games. The ceremony will see Nickelodeon favourites such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star, Dora the Explorer, Diego, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles appearing one after another on one stage, followed by a fun dance and sing-along session. Families will also have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the characters at scheduled meet-and-greet sessions.
“We are thrilled to be organising the Nickelodeon Slime Cup together with Singtel TV over the June school holidays once again. Nickelodeon is always looking for new ways to encourage play through sports, and to give kids and their families the opportunity to get outdoors and bond over silly, slimy fun – in true Nickelodeon style!” said Ms Syahrizan Mansor, Vice President, Nickelodeon Brand, Asia, Viacom International Media Networks.
“We are pleased to be hosting the Nickelodeon Slime Cup for the third year. Viacom International Media Networks is a longstanding partner with whom we share the vision of bringing entertainment to fans all over Singapore. We are particularly excited about this year’s Nickelodeon Slime Cup because of its fresh line-up of activities inspired by the upcoming SEA Games, of which Singtel will be the Official Multimedia Partner. It’s a great way to inculcate sportsmanship and celebrate family bonding in a fun and dynamic way,” said Jennifer Ng, Head of Singtel TV Marketing & Home Services.
In addition, Downtown East will be organising the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Dojo Experience event with Nickelodeon for the first time in Singapore. Taking place at Downtown East’s Event Square from Friday, 29 May to Sunday, 28 June, this interactive event is set in the Dojo training grounds of the Turtles and families and kids can explore the training grounds and participate in a series of secret ninja activities for an added dose of healthy fun.
The fun family weekend Nickelodeon Slime Cup 2015 event features:
• An Opening Ceremony where kids and their families get the chance to gather at the stage and see all their favourite characters SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star, Dora the Explorer, Diego, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles appearing one after another on one stage, followed by a fun dance and sing-along session
• The Soccer Showdown is the festival’s main competition in which kids get to participate in different soccer challenges
• Meet-and-Greet Sessions with Nickelodeon characters such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
• Sports activities and challenges inspired by the upcoming SEA Games which include Nickelodeon’s trademark slime
• Kids get to sit on the epic Slime Throne and be drenched in slime and take home pictures of this memorable experience
• A Pre-school corner where little ones can get instant tattoos and take part in activities like face painting
• Kids can take home Nickelodeon Goodie Bags* and there will be an instant photo giveaway to capture all the memorable slimy moments
• The Closing Ceremony which will include the prize presentation for the Soccer Showdown challenge, and sliming of the winner
For more information, visit www.nick-asia.com/slimecup from 16 May and stand the chance to win a mystery gift.
The unique Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Dojo Experience event will feature:
• Games and activity stations for kids from age six where they have the opportunity to test their courage, teamwork, accuracy and agility through a variety of Turtles-themed games
• Meet-and-Greet Sessions on the weekends with the different Turtles
*While stocks last. Terms and conditions apply.
A one-sheet appendix on both Nickelodeon Slime Cup 2015 and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Dojo Experience can be accessed from HERE.
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Nickelodeon, now in its 36th year globally and 17th year in Asia, is one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and family. Creating surprising and playful entertainment experiences everywhere it goes, Nickelodeon has a portfolio that includes television programming and production around the world, plus special events, consumer products, digital offerings, recreation, books, feature films and pro-social initiatives. Nickelodeon's brands are seen globally in more than 450 million households in over 100 territories via more than 70 locally programmed channels and syndication. For more information about Nickelodeon in Asia, visit www.nick-asia.com.
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