Wednesday, June 22, 2011

StyleKandi Soft Lauch


I am register at the counter

I have been invited to attend StyleKandi soft launch last Friday at GSC Pavillion. I reached there around 7.30pm and they just started to distribute the entry pass which is the StyleKandi stickers and the Green Lantern 3D movie tickets. I received 4 invites and I throw an invite to two of my event friends Coreen and Wen li to enjoy the event with me. After I register, we are asked to paste the StyleKandi sticker on our shirt before we are allowed to go in to the cinema.


I get 4 invites and tickets

We proceed to a special private area allocated for the launching event after go in to the cinema. I saw a slide with a green lantern poster in front of the event section. A lot of foods and drinks are being served by the waitress that walking around. We are enjoying our food and drinks before the event started. We are taking photo and chatting for the party.


Enjoying my drinks


Foods from Giltters Cafe GSC

After a while, the event started by a girl Emcee and she invite Mark Wills to give a speech regarding the overview of StyleKandi which is focus on style and design. StyleKandi have around 5 thousands plus of members recently. He also explained and shows some of the work by the members. They also announce the winner for the contest organizes in the website.


Speech by Mark Wills


Explanation Slides

At the end of the event, we are taking the group photo with the pretty Emcee.


Group Photo with Emcee

The event is finished really fast as we are invited to move to the hall to enjoy the Green Lantern movie in 3D. I am taking the 3D glasses and ready to enjoy the movie.


Enjoy my Green Lantern movie(3D)

I am very happy to join this event because I have a chance to meet around people, enjoy the refreshment and watching one of my favorite movies Green Lantern in 3D. Green Lantern is really a nice movie and to watch it in 3D is just awesome. Thanks StyleKandi for the invitation. I hope I will have a chance to join more future events organized by them and I am looking forward for their grand launch in September.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Sushi Chat by Sushi King


Few days ago, i am attending a sushi chat organized by Sushi King at Sushi King Sunway Pyramid. This is the first time they organize a chats sessions to interact with the customers. They are willing to listen the any feedback and comments from the public. It was a good platform for the top management to communicate with the customers and understand our need. I am one of fans of sushi king. After registration, the event start at around 11am with the speech from Sushi King Managing Director Mr. Akihiko Hijioka and Sushi King Executive Director Ms. Lau Hui Ching. Mr. Akihiko Hijioka is a very polite and nice person maybe he is a Japanese. We enjoy talk to him.


Mr. Akihiko Hijioka

They give us some introduction regarding the A&P teams and also some brief history regarding sushi king. Sushi King already in Malaysia since 1995 and now there are 65 outlets over the whole Malaysia. There are 8 outlets in east Malaysia right now. They are continue expanding in the future. They are showing the Sushi king video after the speech. What make Sushi competitive as they have a wider area coverage of location and the quality of their food. The video showing how their process the food and also tell the customer they have already nearly 100,000 fans in the facebook fans page. Sushi King just launch their official website not long ago.
We are having a good chat and discussion session after the video. We talk about the company branding, the food and the service quality. We are given chance to voice out any good or bad comments, opinions and recommendation. They need to understand their customers in order to improve in the future.

Sushi King are showing us their kitchen after the discussion. We need to wear a hat for cleanliness to go inside the kitchen. The is the first time i visit Sushi King kitchen and see how their prepare the sushi. Thanks to Sushi King to allowing us to see the kitchen in transparent and a good explanation provided by a girl from their team. I spotted big salmon fish that is imported from Norway show at the picture below:


Fresh Salmon Fish!

The mix rice machine located in one of the corner at Sushi King is actually cost 1 of the Kancil car. The rice must be cooked first before put in to the mix rice machine, then only it become a sushi rice that ready to make any sushi to serve to the customers.


A big rice mixer

We are explore to few divisions of the kitchen include the beverage drink division, frying division and etc. They are few trainees and chefs are preparing the dishes in the kitchen. Their kitchen is just so tidy and clean. Good job for them.



Sushi King Kitchen

After the kitchen tour, we go back our table to enjoy our lunch. I am surprise that it is a lot of foods being prepared for us and all of them is a new summer items which is not in the menu yet. We being served of many ala carte sushs and set. Sushi King have a different methods recently to ask the customers to become a test panel before they introduce the new item. Normally the top management people are the test panel, but they doing different way this time. We need to grade the food in four categories : Taste, Presentation, Attractiveness and Creativity. Here is the whole table of sushi we are going to test.


Yummy Yummy Sushi ^_^


Unagi Nigiri (3 pcs) RM6.00


Soft Shell Crab Flower Roll RM5.00


Season's Bento RM15.90


Tako Ten RM6.90


Hamaguri Creamy Udon RM16.90


Salmon Fry RM9.90


Soft Shell Crab Kakiage Udon RM13.90


Unagi Chawanmushi RM5.00

I personally prefer the Hamaguri Creamy Udon and Soft Shell Crab Flower Roll. All the food look nice and taste awesome. Sushi King really did a good job in preparing their food. I am full enough to eat all the dishes serving and I am happy to attend any food test panel for Sushi King in the future.

The Sushi King chief said that he can teach us to make sushi after the lunch. I am joining to make my own sushi. I washed my hand and wear the hats before go inside the middle to learn to make the sushi. I found the challenge part while making the sushi is the rolling part and i just can't make my sushi roll nicely at the bottom. However i eat the sushi i made my own and the taste is just different since it is made by me. Here is the photo we learning to make sushi from Sr Chef Jun Sato.


The time past so fast and it is already end of the event after we finish our lunch. I submit the form to them and all of the attendees are given a goodies bag before leaving. I really enjoy the Sushi Chat so much and i hope to join more sushi chat in the future.


Here is the goodies i received form the event:
Sushi King recycle bag x 1
Sushi King folder x 1
Sushi King notebook x 1
Sushi King cash voucher (RM10) x 2
Sushi King spoon & chopsticks set x 1

Thanks Sushi King for this great event!

Nu You Discussion Group


Not long ago, i have joined the Nu You magazine discussion at theie office after work. The discussion is conducted from 7.00pm -8.30pm. I reached their office a bit late due to traffic jam and rain. Lucky they provided a pizza dinner for us during the discussion. I am able to voice out my comments on the magazine and compare with other magazine as well. We just discuss non-stop until we realize it is already 9.00pm and i need to rush to Mid Valley to watch movie at that night. I hope Nu You magazine has gather a lot of comments and recommendations regarding their magazine. I enjoy to talk with Nu You magazine and exchange opinions with other readers as well. I hope to join the next discussion in the future. At the end of the discussion, we are given a goodies bag worth RM100 by them.


The goodies bag consists of:
Nu You magazine x 1
Shiseido perfume sample x 2
Shiseldo skin care set sample x 1
Bijinki no himitsu Rejuvenating Night Repair Cream x 1
Mereica drinks (30 packs) x 1

Thanks Nu You magazine!

Green Lantern Crops Party


I was attending Green Lantern Crops Party last Saturday with my friends. The party is at Artista Bar & Restaurant, Tropicana city mall. It is such a nice and romantic places.After register at the registration counter, the staff give us a green lantern tattoo at our hand and a fluorescent light stick before we enter to the restaurant.


The buffet dinner already served at the end of the restaurant. We find a lot of food serving by Artista include fries rice, fries kuey tiew, sandwich, popiah and fruits. The drinks provided is ice lemon tea. We enjoy our dinner there and very full thanks to Artista.



After having our dinner, it is a photo session as i saw a lot of big poster and banner of Green Lantern around the restaurant. I have snapped few photos showing below.




There are two Green Lantern characters which is the Green Lantern Hero and a girl walking around the restaurant to play game with the attendees and distribute the goodies bag for those manage to finish the mission. They also kind enough to let the public to take photo with them. Below is the photo i took together with them.


The host of the event announce the contestants of the Green Unite Hero contest at facebook. They all wearing all green items in their cloths creatively. The winner won the Green Lantern merchandise. There are a lot of games to play in order to win the merchandise.However, i didn't play any of it due to busy enjoying my dinner, chat with friends and taking photos.


It is singing performance from the band after the games. They sing very well and the guests are joining to play together with them as well.They are so cute.


The time past so fast and it is already 9pm where the end of the party. I really enjoy the party so much with all my friends. We are taking a group photo before leaving the restaurant. I hope there will be more this type of event in the future for me to hangout together with my friends.


Here are the goodies i received from the Green Lantern Crops Party:
  • Tropicana City Mall recycle bag x 1
  • Crocs recycle bag x 2
  • Crocs shoes cash voucher x 2
  • Otak-otak free coffee voucher x 2
  • Nature Valley crunchy granola bar x 1
  • Fisherman's Friend PRO fresh sweet x 1
  • Green lantern tattoos x 1
  • 3R photo i am taken with the green lantern poster x 1

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Magical Musicals Gala Premiere


Finally it is Friday 10th June 2011 , after 1 week of the Magical Musicals behind the scene. The Gala Premiere of Magical Musicals is showing at Amphitheatre at Sunway Lagoon tonight. I am glad to received 4 tickets for the shows and I invite my friends to enjoy the show with me together. There is a long queue at the entrance before the show start. I came a bit late but manage to go in the theatre before the show start. The stage is looks much more different compare to the previous week where the entire scene is completed and with the lighting effect make the stage look great as show below.


Before the show started, the director of Magical Musicals Mr.Chris Colby and Mr.David Kort are sharing their thought in the production of Magical Musicals to the audients.


Here it goes the Magical Musicals that full of dances, stories and songs. The casts and actors are really great. There are around 30 songs being feature in the Magical Musicals include Moulin Rouge!, Mamma Mia!, Dreamgirls, Fame, Saturday Night Fever, I Need a Hero, West Side Story and so on. Let’s enjoy the photos and videos below.


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It was really sweet to see the story of the 3 couples in the Magical Musicals. All their love is turn in to a song. Amber is being proposed by Josh in the Magical Musicals. Danny and Megan really sing very well and portraits their love in the songs, the scene is just very romantic and touching. Ryan is so cool and Stephanie is just so cute. I like all the casts so much.


Ryan & Stephanie


Josh & Amber

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I really impress with the difficult moves the dancers did and their stamina to dances for so many songs within 2 hours. Their speed of changing cloths is really fast. It was a 15 minutes break in the middle of the shows. I was just can’t wait for the second part of the show.


At the end, it is come to the last songs of the show and I hope to have more songs to come. I really enjoy the show so much. Thanks for the invites! For those interested, Magical Musicals is produced by West End Production and will be showing the whole week at Amphitheatre Sunway Lagoon from 10th June 2011 – 17th June 2011. The ticket prices are RM300, RM250, RM200 and RM100. Grab your ticket before it’s too late! Please visit Sunway Lagoon Website and Air Asia Ticket Website to purchase your tickets. If you wish to know more about the production, you can refer HERE.

Feature on CLEO Magazine June 2011 Issue


I am very happy that i was selected as one of the model for the hair makeover by CLEO magazine. There are total 16 hair makeover models that will show the hairstyle from 16 hair saloon over the whole Malaysia. My new and nice hairstyle is from Image De Coiffure,Ipoh. My photo already featured on the CLEO Magazine June issue 2011 under "The Great CLEO Hair Makeover" section.Thanks the 2 hairstylists Karen & Ben for my new hairstyle. Thanks CLEO magazine to give me this opportunity.


I hope there will be more opportunities to join CLEO magazine in the future. I like the hairstyle and the photos in the magazine very much. It's just look great!

Monday, June 6, 2011

Magical Musicals Behind the Scene

I am glad to be selected by All Malaysia Blogger Project (ambp) as one of the lucky blogger to attend the interview cast and crew for behind the scene Magical Musicals show that coming soon at Sunway Lagoon Amphitheatre. I am invited to go in their studio which is under the stage to see what actually happen for their rehearsal and practice. I am happy to meet Mr. Chris Colby & Mr. David Korts the producers of Magical Musicals. They are very nice and talkative. They introduce all the casts and dancers to us before the rehearsal. I am very impress to meet all the casts and dances also their costume.



Mr. Chris Colby are busy explaning to us

I am being seated to enjoy the magical musicals rehearsal by all of them. There are total 6 main casts and 10 dancers all together. The story is about the stories of 6 people in New York City around 60s, they make an appointment at Time Square to meet again 5 years time and see what will happen after 5 years. The 6 main casts are Megan (Stevie Tate Bauer), Ryan (Neil Couperthwaite), Stephanie (Amanda Salmon), Danny (Stephen Weller), Josh (Gareth Heesom) and Amber (Lj Neilson). They are playing 3 pairs of couples in the show. Megan and Danny are old couple that dream to leave their home town and plan to go to the Big Apple. However, Josh worships about the golden hair girls Amber which they going to be a couple. Another pair is Stephanie which is currently an actress in New York City and she is attracted with a shy guy Ryan.



6 main casts

There will be around 30 songs will be performed in the musicals such as Mamma Mia!, Dreamgirls, Fame, Saturday Night Fever, Moulin Rouge!, Grease, Footloose, We Will Rock You, West Side Story, Hairspray and even the televised musical phenomenon, Glee! The rehearsal is awesome and enjoys some from the photos and videos below.



awesome dance!

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After the rehearsal, I am being brought up to the stage to see how is the decoration of the stage. Most of the places already finished constructed on the stage which include Time Square, Houses and so on. I am surprise to see the 3 big fans on top of the hall. Chris said that they already improve a lot this time compare to the Peter Pans where they added 3 big fans and surrounding audio system to make sure everyone can hear nicely during the Magical Musicals.



All the bloggers are given a chance to ask question to the producers. Chris told us that the target audience for Magical Musical will be young people in Malaysia. The selling point of the musicals is all of the artists are from United Kingdom which the story portraits what happen for all the talent in the town. Nobody do this type of story for a musical yet. He thinks that it would attract more people to come and watch the show. The constructions of the stage are done in Malaysia and they train local dancers as well. They also use a lot of tools in the musical for examples laser light, umbrella and so on. Other then Malaysia, they will move the Magical Musicals to Bangkok, Thailand after this.



Taking picture on the stage at the theater scene

We all go back to the backstage and all the casts and crew are very willing to share to us their favorite costume. We are free to chat with them and taking photo. Since the time is limited, we will only able to see the second half of the show at the Gala Premium this Friday.



Favourite costume sharing session ^_^



Taking picture with Megan (Stevie Tate Bauer)



Cast & Crew of Magical Musicals

I am leaving the back stage and taking train to one of the restaurant at Sunway Lagoon to have some refreshments before end of the event. Nice food being served to all of the us. I am happy to meets a lot of friends during this event. Thanks ambp and Sunway Lagoon for inviting me for this exclusivity event. Ambp are running some contest to giveaway free Magical Musicals tickets. Please refer HERE for more detail on the contest.



Magical Musicals is produce by West End Production and will be showing at Amphitheatre Sunway Lagoon the whole week from 10th June 2011 – 17th June 2011. The ticket prices are RM300, RM250, RM200 and RM100. Grab your ticket before it’s too late! Please visit www.sunwaylagoon.com or www.airasiaredtix.com for more info. Looking forward to the Gala Premiere on this Friday!