Wednesday, April 12, 2017

KidZania & SHARP Malaysia Spark Interest in Research & Development Amongst Kids

Award-winning indoor family edutainment centreKidZania Kuala Lumpurand SHARP, the World and ASEAN’s Number One Air Purifier brand[1], team up to bring a new learning experience to children, demonstrating the technology behind air purifiers and how air quality can impact daily life.

“At KidZania Kuala Lumpur, our motto is Learn Life Today– we believe in providing children with learning experiences to help them understand the world around them. In this way, they develop valuable life skills that will serve them well as adults. With science and technology being a key focus for Malaysia’s future – as well as the research and development that comes with it , we are proud to partner with SHARP to do our part in sparking interest among children in this area,” said Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur.

Science and technology is part of our daily lives, from personal tools like mobile phones and computers to public services like banking and large-scale industries like air travel and manufacturing. By instilling interest and providing an interactive experience for children, we hope to play a small role in building a generation that understands and uses technology to make the future a better place,”he continued.

To demonstrate how air purifiers can make a positive impact on air quality in homes and other indoor environments, the brand-new SHARP Air Purifier Research & Development Centreat KidZania will feature a smoke filtration test and an odour test that kids can operate, hence these will showcase SHARP’s proprietary Plasmacluster Ion technology to keep the air clean.

“Raising children to be knowledgeable adults is a worthy effort, and we are very proud to partner with KidZania Kuala Lumpur to educate children. The world is changing so quickly, with new advancements and discoveries happening daily across a wide range of industries – our future relies on young people who are not afraid to explore and discover new things,” said Tadashi Ohyama, Managing Director of Sharp-Roxy Sales and Service Company (M) Sdn. Bhd.

At SHARP, we are dedicated to make products that other companies want to emulate, thereby making life healthier and better, and clean air is the best place to start. We hope that children who experience the SHARP Air Purifier Research & Development Centre will be inspired to learn more and pledge to do their part to take care of the environment,” addedOhyama.

Apart from the launch of the SHARP Air Purifier Research & Development Centre in KidZania Kuala Lumpur,SHARPalso announces its participation in KidZania go! -amobile school outreach programme. The activities in the programme include discussion on environmental topics such as air quality,Air Pollution Index (API) and haze protection so that students can have a better understanding of how these issues affect their health and what they can do about it.

KidZania Kuala Lumpur offers over 100 profession related role-playing activities spread across 60 various city establishments that encourage children to adopt positive behaviours that will help to groom them to handle the demands and challenges of everyday life. KidZania Kuala Lumpur is also an official co-curricular partner to the Malaysian Ministry of Education.Schools interested in hosting a KidZania go! session for their students can write in

For more information about activities and events at KidZania Kuala Lumpur, visit Kidzania Website or KidZania Facebook.

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