Until April 29th, Darling Square is going to be home to Hello Kitty Town. Featuring one of Australia’s one of largest festivals known as Sanrio art exhibitions that are also held in the precinct. The features, atmosphere, and decorations are themed with Hello Kitty. It is a free outdoor festival with an offering of food and drinks.
This is a festival that continues after the Lunar New Year. Different people with different art participate in this festival. Such as lion dancers for Lunar New Year, and road artists, participate in this festival that happens in the precinct. Children also love to come and participate in different events at this festival as there is many interesting and child-centric free fun play, hello kitty-themed merchandise, and different interesting competitions. Apart from these all, there is a big 5-meter Hello Kitty inflatable on display.
One of the other points of interest in this festival is the food and beverage menu of the event. They offer Hello Kitty-themed food such as Hello kitty ham bows with limited-edition Smith’s toasties, Hello Kitty strawberry Yoghurt Crush Teas, Different renowned brand cheeseburgers, and white peach soda along with Kerokerokeroppi’s Matcha.
Hello, Kitty stands for harmony, cuteness, agreeableness, and also as a sign of avoiding aggression. This festival, on the one hand, attracts tourists and also signifies the harmonious, diversified, and friendly culture of Australia. Also, represents various art and culture of Australia. Many children and adults feel joyous at this festival. The organizer likes to encourage more participation of people with the aim of an exhibition of different art and craft. Hello, kitty culture is about friendship, so the organizer also wants to immerse the artists, Sydney people, and tourists in the friendly culture, food, and atmosphere of the event.
Retail marketing manager, Jacqui Stanton, says “We’re thrilled to be bringing such a loved and iconic character to Darling Square. Hello, Kitty represents harmony and friendship and after what has been such a hard couple of years, it is an honour for us to celebrate joy and friendship with Hello Kitty & friends. We hope to encourage Sydneysiders and tourists alike to visit the precinct and immerse themselves in the art, food and culture of Hello Kitty."
Where: Darling Square (35 Tumbaling Blvd, Haymarket
When: Every Day - 12 am to 2 am until 29 April
For more information: Hello Kitty Town, Ella List Australia