Genting International Children’s Festival Makes a Comeback in 2017

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Parents hoping to keep their kids entertained during the school break, do not have to look far for ideas and options.

At Resorts World Genting, plenty of activities are in store in the next two months that will keep vacationers, whether young or old, happy particularly the Genting International Children’s Festival 2017, and Soul of Shaolin, a critically acclaimed theatrical event that has toured the world in order to showcase the magnificence of Shaolin kung fu warriors.

To be held from 27 May to 11 June 2017, the resort-wide Genting International Children’s Festival 2017 carries the tagline, art, dance and music, and is set to be a visual feast where guests can enjoy soaking up the carnival atmosphere. Everyone can look forward to great hospitality and conviviality at the various locations of the resort where activities scheduled for the festival are held.

Three activities that will take place at SkyAvenue are:

Cheers & Pom: Cheerleading, to be held at Level 1 of the mall

Storyland: Cosplay Meet & Greet at Level 2

Street Beats: Brass Ensemble at Level 3.

Two other activities are Paradise: Forest Fairies Ballet Dance, to be held at First World Rainforest, and Boulevard’s Parade at Genting Grand Open Car Park.

As evident, the Genting International Children’s Festival promises varietythere is something for everyonefrom cheerleading to cosplaying to ballet.

No doubt kids will love watching the handsprings, and tumbling and twisting skills of the cheerleaders who will light up the atmosphere at Level 1 of SkyAvenue during Cheers & Pom. This is a must-see event for those who enjoy watching the superior dexterity of graceful cheerleaders.

Another wonderful sight awaits at Paradise: Forest Fairies Ballet Dance where pretty ballerinas will whirl and twirl away as they entertain visitors in this land of make-believe. Surely there is nothing cuter than the sight of young people in colourful dance skirts and tutus.

People-watching should also be an enjoyable activity at Storyland: Cosplay Meet & Greet; where cosplayers will have a field day dressing up as their favourite characters, while Street
Beats: Brass Ensemble promises fun in musicstreet musicians playing drums, trombones, and trumpets, among others.

The holiday period is likewise celebrated with pomp and gaiety at Boulevard’s Parade at the Open Car Park of Genting Grand. Just basking in this festive atmosphere alone would make an excellent activity for the whole family.

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Soul of Shaolin theatrical show
Among the oldest institutionalised styles of Chinese martial arts, Shaolin kung fu is second to none in terms of beauty and artistry. And kung fu enthusiasts would be happy to know that this magnificent martial art form will be on full display at Resorts World Genting when the theatrical event, Soul of Shaolin: Hui Guang’s Story takes centre stage from 28 May to 26 June 2017. A critically acclaimed show that earned a nomination at the 63rd Tony Awards in 2009, it has held more than 500 performances worldwide in such countries as the US, Australia, Italy, Norway, India, Korea, Turkey, Macau, Hong Kong, and Turkey.When it opened at Marquis Theater on Broadway in January 2009, all its seven performances were sold outand Jan 15 was promptly proclaimed China on Broadway Day by New York City.

At Resorts World Genting, Soul of Shaolin: Hui Guang’s Story will be held at Genting International Showroom at 9pm or 4pm*, from 28 May to 26 June 2017. There will be two showsat 4pm and 9pmon 24 June. A total of 22 shows are scheduled, with each screening lasting 90 minutes (with 10 minutes intermission). Billed as China’s key cultural export project by China’s Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Commerce, the State Administration of Radio, Film & Television, and the General Administration of Press and Publication, the event is deemed the Best of China and is brought to you by Asian Arts Connection.

Tickets for Soul of Shaolin: the Story of Hui Guang are priced at RM156 (VIP), RM126 (PS1), RM96 (PS2). GRC (Genting Rewards Card) members enjoy a 10% discount.

For more information, call +603 2718 1118 or visit www.rwgenting.com

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