Dream Island has teamed up with Sanrio on the Hello Kitty zone. The theme park in Moscow also revealed new details about the themed area, which will feature attractions and shows.
Dream Island visitors will get the chance to meet Hello Kitty and her friends Daniel Starr and My Melody, who will perform on the stage of the fairytale castle.
Dream Island partnered with Sanrio on the Japanese music show, with the soundtrack and script provided by the Japanese company.
The 25-minute performance will take place four times a day from Monday to Thursday, six times a day on Fridays, and seven times a day on Saturday and Sunday.
Shows starring Hello Kitty, Daniel Starr and My Melody
Dmitry Ragozin, head of shows and entertainment at Dream Island, said: “Hello Kitty is about a different, absolutely amazing and interesting Japanese culture.
“Recently, the character turned 45 years old,” he added. “Hello Kitty is a global icon and appears on more than 50,000 products that are sold in more than 130 countries.
“Hello Kitty is a symbol of friendship and kindness, she is a very bright character,” said Ragozin. “Therefore, we are pleased to provide an opportunity for everyone to get to know her better in our park.”
In addition, the Hello Kitty zone will feature a beauty salon, a cafe selling macaroons and other sweet treats, and the Sweet Dance attraction.
Hello Kitty beauty salon, cafe and ‘Sweet Dance’
Sweet Dance, from Italian manufacturer Preston & Barbieri, boasts a rotating disk with colourful cakes as spinning ride vehicles.
Sylvia Fijini, COO of Sanrio GmbH, said: “We are very pleased to cooperate with Dream Island in this unique project.”
Fijini said it will be the largest Sanrio-themed zone in Europe, adding that “the entertainment format in the theme park is part of the DNA of the Sanrio brand”.
Dream Island will have eight thematic zones with 27 rides, as well as themed restaurants, cafés, souvenir shops, and meet-and-greet opportunities.