DreamWorks Animation’s “Kung Fu Panda 3” Macao Movie Premiere at Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao

Celebrity guests walk the red carpet and attend exclusive screening at The Venetian Theatre

(Macao, March 5, 2016) – Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao hosted the movie premiere of “Kung Fu Panda 3,” the latest comedy blockbuster movie from DreamWorks Animation Saturday, as part of the DreamWorks Experience at Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao. Celebrities from Hong Kong and Macao attended the red carpet event and the Macao premiere of the animated movie, drawing a crowd of excited onlookers.   


Among the celebrity attendees were Priscilla Wong, Alfred Hui, James Ng, Terence Chui, Hon Yeung, Amy Tam, Glen Lee, Power Chan and Mimi Lo, Eileen Yeow, and Bob Lam, while several of them have brought their children to the screening. Also in attendance were celebrities from Macao such as Vivian Chan, Vivian Lo, German Ko, Hyper Lo and Cherry Ho. There were also about 400 attendees from community associations including Caritas Macau, The Women's General Association of Macau, The Against Child Abuse (Macau) Association (ACAM) Child Protection Centre, Cradle of Hope Association, The Macau Down Syndrome Association and St. Jose Ka-ho School.


Saturday’s premiere was the fifth DreamWorks Animation movie to come to The Venetian Macao’s Venetian Theatre. Previous premieres have included “Penguins of the Madagascar” in February 2015, “How to Train Your Dragon 2” in June 2014, “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” in March 2014 and “Turbo” in July 2013.


The interactive DreamWorks Experience at Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao includes the Shrekfast Character Breakfast with the DreamWorks Gang, a DreamWorks-themed buffet breakfast with exclusive stage performance available with hotel packages at Holiday Inn Macao Cotai Central and Sheraton Grand Macao; a daily DreamWorks Experience All Star Parade through Sands® Cotai Central; DreamWorks Animation Character Meet and Greet sessions; special holiday activities and more. It’s a family-friendly experience suitable for all ages, providing exciting new options for both local and visiting families in Macao.


“Kung Fu Panda 3” sees the lovable Po return to the big screen. After being reunited with his long-lost father, the duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible and train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas!


The all-star voice cast of “Kung Fu Panda 3” includes Jack Black, Kate Hudson, Brvan Crauston, Angelina Jolie and Jackie Chan.


Audiences in Macao will be able to enjoy a Cantonese version voiced by some of the most famous names in the region, including Eason Chan and Jackie Chan. “Kung Fu Panda 3” will open at cinemas in Macao on March 17, 2016.


The Venetian Theatre, one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China is a key player in Sands China’s effort to bring the best international entertainment to Macao, having played host to movie premieres like Zhang Ziyi’s “The Crossing I” and “My Lucky Star” and Chow Yun-Fat’s “From Vegas to Macau,” and renowned movie awards and festivals including the Huading Awards, Asian Film Awards, China Music Awards and the Asia Pacific Film Festival. The venue has also hosted performances by some of the Asia’s and the world’s biggest music superstars and performing groups, including Alicia Keys, David Tao, Big Four, the National Ballet of China, Ballet Manila, The Philadelphia Orchestra as well as Broadway musical “CATS.” The diversity of entertainment provided by Sands China Ltd. ranges from global superstar performances and world-class sports spectaculars to family-friendly attractions, allowing locals and visitors of all ages a chance to enjoy some of the world’s greatest entertainment acts in Macao.


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Terence Chui (Left) and Vivian Chan (Right)
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Bob Lam
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(From left to right) Hyper Lo, Cherry Ho, Vivian Lo and German Ko
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James Ng (Left), Priscilla Wong (Middle) and Alfred Hui (Right)
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Celebrities attend the Macao premiere of “Kung Fu Panda 3,” the latest comedy blockbuster from DreamWorks Animation, at The Venetian Macao Saturday afternoon.


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Families from The Against Child Abuse (Macau) Association (ACAM) Child Protection Centre attend the Macao premiere of “Kung Fu Panda 3,” the latest comedy blockbuster from DreamWorks Animation, at The Venetian Macao Saturday afternoon.


About Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao – Sands China’s Integrated Resort City

Sands China Ltd. is the leading developer, owner and operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The befittingly named Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao, situated on reclaimed land between the islands of Coloane and Taipa, is the one destination that provides a stunning array of experiences at the heart of Cotai. Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao has transformed a day-trip market into an integrated resort city and international hub for business and leisure travellers.


Pulsating with life, both night and day, Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao features an expansive offering of affordable luxury available nowhere else in Macao, with approximately 9,000 hotel rooms and suites, international superstar live entertainment, duty-free shopping with more than 650 retailers offering an unparalleled array of name brands, 1.5 million square feet (140,000 square metres) of meeting and exhibition space for Asia’s leading conferences and exhibitions, transportation offerings and well over 100 dining options, including Michelin-starred restaurants, bars and lounges. Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao is a must-go destination providing every guest with an unforgettable experience and unparalleled excitement.


Comprised of The Venetian® Macao; The Plaza™ Macao, featuring the Four Seasons Hotel Macao; and Sands® Cotai Central, featuring the world’s largest Conrad, Sheraton, and  St. Regis hotels as well as the Holiday Inn. Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao is where Asia’s ultimate destination is all within reach. And coming in 2016... the crowning achievement of Sheldon G. Adelson’s vision of the Cotai Strip… The Parisian Macao.


Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao… Be at the Centre of It All! For more information, please visit http://en.sandsresortsmacao.com.


About The Venetian® Macao

Opened in 2007, The Venetian® Macao is Macao's first integrated resort featuring stunning replicas of the famous canals and architectural icons of Venice, Italy. The Venetian Macao features 3,000 suites, 1.2 million square feet (111,000 square metres) of convention and meeting facilities as well as a 15,000-seat Cotai Arena designed for world-class sports events and electrifying entertainment. The Venetian Macao is also home to the unique, 1,800-seat luxury Venetian Theatre, hosting the best in international and Chinese entertainment; more than 30 renowned restaurants; TAIVEXMALO Day Hospital; the incredibly fun QUBE indoor playground and more than 350 retailers at Shoppes at Venetian. Outdoor recreation areas include swimming pools and cabanas and a mini-golf course.


For more information, please visit www.venetianmacao.com.


About DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by FORTUNE® Magazine for five consecutive years. In 2013, DreamWorks Animation ranks #12 on the list. All of DreamWorks Animation’s feature films are produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 29 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, Puss In Boots, and The Croods.


Media contacts:

Public Relations, Venetian Macau Limited

Karen Lou

Tel: +853 8118 2059

Email: karen.lou@sands.com.mo


Felicia Im

Tel: +853 8118 2296

Email: felicia.im@sands.com.mo

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