BANG SARAY, Thailand, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — From August, a select group of lucky thrill-seekers, wannabe-surfers and swimmers will experience Cartoon Network Amazone for the very first time. Initially, in a pre-opening period, these invited guests and annual pass holders will be the only members of the public to sample the excitement of the world’s first and only Cartoon Network-themed waterpark, as operator Amazon Falls Co. Ltd continues to embed and fine-tune systems, processes and procedures at the park.

While many key features of the park will be operational, others are in the final stages of completion and undergoing some cosmetic fine-tuning, including the retail and food-and-beverage outlets. The grand opening — when all features will be operational — is scheduled for the end of the year.

“This is a huge milestone for us. We are thrilled to finally be in a position to offer invited guests a sneak-peek of Cartoon Network Amazone. Although we still need more time to get every detail perfect, the park is looking fantastic and we’re looking forward to getting some valuable feedback from our pass-holders,” said Mr. Liakat Dhanji, Chief Executive Officer of Amazon Falls Co. Ltd. “We are building much more than a world-class waterpark. We are creating an experience aligned with the dynamic universe of Cartoon Network, bringing its popular series and toon-stars to life like never before. So we want to be absolutely ready and will not open fully until we can guarantee that.”

Offering a full range of exciting entertainment, the park boasts some of the world’s most exhilarating water coasters, as well as unprecedented live musical shows that will bring fans even closer to their favorite Cartoon Network characters.

Destined to be Asia’s leading themed waterpark for the entire family, Cartoon Network Amazone is being built on 35 rai (14 acres) of lush coastal plains of Bang Saray, Thailand, located on the pristine beaches of the country’s burgeoning Eastern Seaboard. It will feature 10 splashtacular entertainment zones starring Cartoon Network characters including Ben 10 and his most popular alien alter-egos, Jake and Finn from Adventure Time, Gumball and Darwin from The Amazing World of Gumball, The Powerpuff Girls, Johnny Bravo and many more.

About Cartoon Network Amazone

Cartoon Network Amazone is Cartoon Network’s first and only fully-branded waterpark. Located in Bang Saray, 15 kilometres south of Pattaya on the Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard, the development comprises 10 themed entertainment zones spanning a generous 35 rai (14 acres), each one offering an array of exhilarating water coasters and attractions. The waterpark also features captivating live and multimedia entertainment that incorporates the latest in interactive technology — bringing fans of Cartoon Network closer to their favorite characters than ever before. Cartoon Network Amazone takes its theme from the lush Amazon Rainforest while infusing the world’s most popular animated series and cartoon heroes including Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Johnny Bravo and The Amazing World of Gumball. Cartoon Network Amazone is developed by Thailand-based attractions developer Amazon Falls Co. Ltd. under license from Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc.

About Cartoon Network in Asia Pacific

Cartoon Network, the number one kids’ channel in Asia Pacific, offers the best in original animated entertainment while also drawing from the world’s most iconic cartoon library of Warner Bros., MGM and Hanna-Barbera titles. Original series showcased on Cartoon Network include the international hit franchise Ben 10, Emmy-winning Regular Show and BAFTA-winning comedies The Amazing World of Gumball and Adventure Time. Cartoon Network is available in 27 countries throughout Asia Pacific and is currently seen in more than 75 million pay-TV homes. Online, Cartoon Network reaches nearly three million unique visitors a month in the region. In Asia Pacific, Cartoon Network is owned and operated by Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc., a Time Warner company.

About Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific

Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc. creates and distributes award-winning brands throughout Asia Pacific. Turner runs 46 channels in 13 languages in 38 countries throughout the region, including CNN International, CNNj, CNN, HLN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Cartoonito, Boomerang, POGO, Toonami, WarnerTV, TCM Turner Classic Movies, truTV, WB, MondoTV and TABI Channel. In India, Turner also manages advertising sales and distribution for HBO, and distribution for HBO Defined and HBO Hits HD. Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc. is a Time Warner company.

For further information, contact:
For Turner International Asia Pacific / Cartoon Network (in Hong Kong):
Gregory Ho / James Moore /
+852 3128-3536 / +852 3128-3720

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HONG KONG, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Art is derived from life, and life sparkles because we dream! Since the launch of fabled cartoon “Peanuts” in the United States in 1950, the main character Snoopy has become the symbol for “dreams coming true”. Harbour City proudly presents the “Dare to Dream” Snoopy Art & Life Exhibition from July 16 to August 12, 2014, which displays the world’s largest figurine of Snoopy at 3.3 metres tall and Snoopy art pieces made with Japan’s most iconic traditional crafts created by Japanese artist Yoshiteru Otani and other master Japanese craftsmen. Yoshi has worked together with Peanuts creator, Charles M. Schultz, for many times already and the Charles M. Schulz Museum has also displayed 2 art pieces created by Yoshi. Yoshi had live demonstration of giant Snoopy calligraphy of “Hong Kong with 4M x 2M size and “Dream with 2M x 2M size at Atrium II, Gateway Arcade of Harbour City on 16 & 17 July, 2014.


On behalf of everyone at the Charles M. Schulz Museum, Creative Associates and Peanuts Worldwide, Mrs. Jean Schulz, the wife of Charles M. Schultz, is truly honored to be part of Harbour City’s extraordinary tribute to Peanuts.  From what she has seen, this is a very remarkable exhibition — and even from United States  across the world   in Santa Rosa, California, she is impressed by the magnitude of the displays.  She knows that her husband, Sparky, would have been very happy to see how the characters that he created could bring joy to people  and it is particularly exciting to see it happen across the globe in Hong Kong. She hopes everyone enjoys this magnificent event.

"Dare to Dream" Snoopy Art & Life Exhibition @ Harbour City
“Dare to Dream” Snoopy Art & Life Exhibition @ Harbour City

Harbour City has organized a series of exhibitions and activities for the “Dare to Dream” Snoopy Art & Life Exhibition:

Exhibition / Activity

Date and Time


“Dreams Never Fail” – Snoopy’s Time Track    
Giant Art Installation

16 Jul to 12 Aug 2014

Ocean Terminal Forecourt, Harbour City           

“Create Your Dreams” – Snoopy themed calligraphy and Japanese craft exhibition

16 Jul to 12 Aug 2014 

 (11am – 10 pm)

“Gallery by The Harbour” (Shop 207, Level 2, Ocean Centre, Harbour City)

“Small House, Big World” Snoopy Dog House Art Array

16 Jul to 12 Aug 2014

Corridor, G/F, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City

“Dream Memorial” — Pop-up Store

16 Jul to 12Aug2014 

(10am – 10 pm)

Atrium I, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City

Snoopy Artland                                                         

16 Jul to 12 Aug 2014


Atrium, G/F, Ocean Terminal Forecourt, Harbour City

“Dare to Dream” Charity Sales and Events

a. Snoopy Postcard Charity Sale

19 Jul to 12 Aug 2014

“Gallery by The Harbour”; &

Atrium I, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City

b. Snoopy Meet & Greet

19 Jul to 12 Aug 2014

(Every Weekend)

G/F, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City  (near shop OTG01 – Greyhound  afé)

Charity Snoopy Coffee Art

19 Jul to 12 Aug 2014

Participating restaurants at Harbour City

“Dreams Never Fail” Snoopy’s Time Track Giant Art Installation

The Ocean Terminal Forecourt in Harbour City will display “Dreams Never Fail” Snoopy’s Time Track Giant Art Installation curated by Yoshiteru Otani. 4 Snoopy figurines with different gestures with giant background graphics will run from the Main Entrance of Ocean Terminal of Harbour City to the 5 flag poles, which implies that Snoopy is traveling all the way from United States to Japan and then to Hong Kong, expressing the idea that art has no boundaries. In addition,the world’s largest Snoopy figurine at 3.3 metres tall, has become the symbol for the pioneering spirit of dreams realized, symbolising the determination of marching forward together to make dreams come true.

“Create Your Dreams”Snoopy themed calligraphy and Japanese craft exhibition

 “Gallery by the Harbour” at Harbour City will also organize the “Create Your Dreams” Snoopy themed calligraphy and Japanese craft exhibition at the same time. Prominent Japanese artist Yoshi Otani skilfully creates Snoopy images with brush calligraphy, other master Japanese craftsmen will also perform Japan’s most iconic traditional crafts such as Mino pottery and Wajima lacquering techniques on Snoopy’s figure. Moreover, the private collection of Mrs. Jean Schulz, Hida Ichii Itto-bori: Dragon and SNOOPY, will be also be displayed at the exhibition. Each unique art piece is created by different traditional oriental method to vividly interpret the lovable demeanour of Snoopy, showing the perfect fusion of Eastern and Western art.     

"Create Your Dreams" Art Exhibition & "Small House, Big World" Snoopy Dog House Art Array
“Create Your Dreams” Art Exhibition & “Small House, Big World” Snoopy Dog House Art Array

“Small House, Big World ” Snoopy Dog House Art Array

In the comics Peanuts, Snoopy loves creating, daydreaming and soaring in the infinite world of imagination on the rooftop of his doghouse. The corridor of Gateway Arcade, Harbour City will be transformed into “Small House, Big World” Snoopy Dog House Art Array, exhibiting Snoopy’s 10 doghouses designed by celebrities and artists under the theme of “Dream”. Through the 1.8-metre houses, 10 celebrities and artists from different nationalities and professions express their childhood memories and dreams, implying diverse art features of their cultures. It is also the first time for Schulz Studio of Charles Schulz, the Peanuts creator, to design and exhibit a doghouse overseas. Other designers include Japanese artist Yoshi Otani, Liverpool footballer Ian Rush MBE and British fashion designer Philip Colbert as well as local artist Pak Sheung Chuen and his children, “slang guru” So Real Real and the prodigy of painting Kenny Lau Kin Gi. The art installation will help us break the constraints of reality to re-encounter our own big world. Let’s embark on the “dream” journey.

“Dream Memorial” Pop-up Store for Made-in-Japan Snoopy Products
Simultaneously, Hong Kong’s first “Dream Memorial” — Pop-up Store for Made-in-Japan Snoopy Products will be set up at Atrium 1, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, selling exclusively made-in-Japan Snoopy products for the first time in Hong Kong. From daily commodities to accessories, every piece combines fine Japanese traditional crafts, such as Mino-yaki tableware, Wajima-nuri tableware, tins utensils and ornaments, and Kaga Yuzen handkerchiefs, signifying the endless pursuit of the finest craftsmanship. Now you can also collect art pieces of Snoopy at your home. There are also Snoopy art and life sale counters to sell Snoopy plush toys, handbags, backpacks, gadgets, cookies and chocolates.

Snoopy Artland

Harbour City’s Ocean Terminal will transform into a Snoopy Artland, bringing children into a Snoopy dream world. The park will be decorated with colourful tones of light blue and pink, along with a 12 feet tall Snoopy doghouse in which children can slide besides the doghouse into the playground. The surrounding decoration will be filled with summer themes such as Snoopy enjoying an ice cream, popsicle and cupcake, cooling off from the summer heat.

“Dare to Dream” Charity Sales and Events

Each child has their own dreams but not every child has the ability to pursue it. Harbour City will hold a Snoopy special charity sale of postcard and a series of activities, in which all proceeds will be donated to UNICEF to help the children in need from around the world to help achieve their dreams.

a.      Snoopy Postcard Charity Sale: Harbour City has invited artist Yoshiteru Otani in specially designing a calligraphy postcard to represent the Hong Kong Snoopy exhibition. Along the calligraphy will be an effect of gold foil along the front. Each postcard is HK$10, proceeds going to charity.

b.     Snoopy Meet & Greet: During the event weekends, Harbour City has also invited Snoopy for a meet & greet with everyone at Ocean Terminal. With any amount of donation, you are able to take a group photo with snoopy and also receive a hug from him.

Charity Snoopy Coffee Art

From July 19 to August 12, 2014, a variety of participating restaurants at Harbour City will be offering charity “Dare to Dream” Snoopy Art & Life Exhibition themed coffee art, ensuring everyone enjoys an amazing culinary experience. Snoopy Coffee Art will be sold at charity price. Part of the proceeds will be donated to “UNICEF”. Furthermore, with a designated donation, customers can join the “Charity Snoopy Coffee Art Workshop” organized by illy Caffe to make Snoopy Coffee Art.

Participating restaurants include: add@Prince, Bubbles Bar, Cafe Marco, Caffe Greco, illy Caffe, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel Lobby Lounge, Prince Hotel Lobby Lounge, niji bistro, The Coffee Academics & Three On Canton

Harbour City Snoopy themed coffee art charity sale
Harbour City Snoopy themed coffee art charity sale

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