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Watch Out For #SWEKK!

We are please to announce Hunger Games Singapore will be taking part in a Panem World project titled #Swekk.

As for what it’s about…you just have to stick around to find out!

 

 

P.S. We promise you will love it!

 

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Hunger Games Fans are also ‘Teaming Up Against Hunger’

This month, as we prepare for the release of The Hunger Games movie, Hunger Games fans are taking action to help fight hunger in the real world. We’re teaming up around the world to help The Harry Potter Alliance’s Imagine Better Project with their campaign, Hunger is NOT a Game.

Just like in District 12, there are lots of people around the world who don’t have enough to eat every day and who struggle to get by because of forces they can’t control – war, famine, and unjust laws. But we can do something about it! Just like Katniss, we won’t just sit by and watch it happen. We will take our fight directly to the Capitol itself to try to change our world’s perspective on hunger and eradicate it for good!

For the next month our friends at the Harry Potter Alliance are running the Hunger is Not a Game campaign so that we can all help with this issue – whether it be running a food drive at your local movie theater for the midnight release, signing Oxfam’s GROW pledge, or spreading the word about this important issue. You can join the campaign by visiting the HPA’s website: http://thehpalliance.org/imagine-better/hunger-is-not-a-game/. Together, we can stand up against the Capitol and get rid of hunger for good!

Another way to help end hunger would be to play English vocabulary games at Free Rice. For every answer you get it correctly, they will donate 10 grains of rice through UN World Food Program to help end hunger. We couldn’t think of a better way to expand your English vocabulary and yet help end hunger at the same time.

Not convinced yet?

The Hunger Games cast, World Food Programme and Feeding America are in too!

World Food Programme is also giving away 5 signed posters by the three main cast of The Hunger Games movie and all you have to do is to just visit World Food Programme and answer the Hunger quiz correctly. Don’t forget to donate too!

Meanwhile, remember not to waste your food and take lesser than what you need during meals such as buffet. You can always take more after you have finished eating those on your plate. The food you are wasting away could save someone else’s life.

Imagine Better Celebrates Katniss Everdeen for International Women’s Day

Illustration by Hallie

 

Katniss. Prim. Rue. Annie. Johanna. What do all these awesome characters have in common? They are all awesome, strong women, of course!

Today we are celebrating our favorite female characters for International Women’s Day with our friends over at The HPA’s Imagine Better project. Think of today as a day to reflect on how authors like Suzanne Collins portray women in a positive light by making them strong, thoughtful, smart, and rebellious.

What do YOU think makes your favorite female characters great? You can get involved today by telling everyone who your favorite women in literature, TV, and movies are and what makes them so special. Check out everyone else’s stories too – let’s make it a great day to celebrate women!

A Hunger Games Germany Project: Contribute To Fanbook For “The Hunger Games” Trio!

Our friends over at The Hunger Games Germany, who is also one of our 13 Panem World partners, need your help!

Our friends over at The Hunger Games Germany has been given the green-light from their distributor to present gifts to “The Hunger Games” trio, Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth as well as “The Hunger Games” director, Gary Ross when they visit Berlin, Germany for “The Hunger Games” red carpet première on 16 March 2012.

They have decided to create “The Hunger Games” fanbook where Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and Gary Ross will receive a copy each. “The Hunger Games” fanbook will have 92 pages with space for around 180 entries.

This is where you come into the equation.

Here is your chance to send in your “The Hunger Games” inspired scans/photos of your creations such as but is not limited to pictures, drawings, letters and so on where it will be seen by Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and Gary Ross! This project is open to all “The Hunger Games” franchise fans!

Send in your work to team@thehungergames.de and please state which country you are from. You are also welcome to leave your name, age and gender if you wish. In order for Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and Gary Ross to understand the content of your work better, it’s highly recommended for the content of your entry, if it’s a piece of written work, to be written in English. There’s no limit to the number of entries you can send in per email though if there are more entries received than “The Hunger Games” fanbook is able to fit in, only the best will be selected.

If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below or direct your questions to The Hunger Games Germany on Twitter (@HungerGamesDe), The Hunger Games Germany Facebook page or email them at team@thehungergames.de.

Meanwhile, you might want to check out The Hunger Games Germany’s “Cake Battle“! Germany fans have to bake their own “The Hunger Games” inspired cakes. After that, these cakes will be subjected to rounds of voting where highest vote will entitle the baker to win “The Hunger Games” red carpet première tickets in Berlin, Germany!

Visit Cake Battle“, then click on “Runde A, Runde B, Runde C, Runde D, Runde E” (Round A, Round B, Round C, Round D, Round E) to view all pictures of “The Hunger Games” inspired cakes and vote for your favourites!

Don’t forget to start cracking on your “The Hunger Games” inspired creations too!

‘The Hunger Games’ will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

New ‘The Hunger Games’ IMAX Poster Featuring Katniss Everdeen

Many thanks to our Panem World partner, Hunger Games Turkey, we got to know that the official ‘The Hunger Games’ Facebook page in Turkey has revealed a new ‘The Hunger Games’ poster featuring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen. The poster also encourages fans to “Experience It In IMAX”.

‘The Hunger Games’ will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

‘The Hunger Games’ Countdown Clock Stand Spotted In Lionsgate Lobby

We know that fans couldn’t wait for the release of ‘The Hunger Games’ movie, but apparently, Lionsgate is counting down each passing day to release of ‘The Hunger Games’ movie too.

While fans are using countdown widgets, Lionsgate went all out and had a ‘The Hunger Games’ countdown clock stand in the lobby of the company.

Many thanks to Arman Tjandra, an Indonesian man who is working in Lionsgate for the picture and also our Panem World friends from Hunger Games Indonesia for the tip!

‘The Hunger Games’ will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

Hunger Games Portugal Exclusive Interview With James Gaisford

Our fellow Panem World partner, Hunger Games Portugal, has secured an exclusive interview with James Gaisford.

James Gaisford is gaining popularity among Hunger Games fans around the world after making his debut in MainStay Productions‘s fan made “The Second Quarter Quell” short with him playing young Haymitch Abernathy.

Due to to rising popularity among Hunger Games fans, James Gaisford went on to act in “Finnick and Annie Web Series” with him portraying Finnick Odair in Episodes 4, 5 and 6. You can check out the first episode of “Finnick and Annie Web Series” over here.

Check out the first part of Hunger Games Portugal‘s interview with James Gaisford below.

Hunger Games Portugal: Could you tell us a little bit about yourself?

James Gaisford: Umm let’s see… My name is James Gaisford. I’m 17 years old. I’m a member of LDS Church. I really enjoy reading, writing, singing, chapstick, animals, music, family and I am extremely passionate about acting.



Are you a Hunger Games Fan?

Yes, absolutely.



Since when? And how did you get to know the trilogy?

Since the beginning! I actually happened to get a copy of it before anyone else in my neighborhood… Some sweet old librarian accidentally gave me the one that everyone had placed a hold on… haha whoops 🙂

If you could play any character on film, who would you pick?

Any character? Hmm that’s hard… I don’t know! I can’t really say what part I would like to play in the future cos I can’t see the future!

What part did you liked to play the most: Haymitch or Finnick?

Geez these are good questions haha… OK, I really enjoyed both soo much! I think filming Haymitch was a bit more up my alley, just cause there was lots of fighting. But if I was given an opportunity to play either in the film I would definitely play finnick over haymitch just because I like to take time to develop characters.

What do you think about so many people expressing their desire to have you on the role of Finnick Odair on Catching Fire?

Its absolutely surreal.

Did you participate in any casting call for The Hunger Games movie, or are you thinking about auditioning for one of the next ones?

Nope! Haha. I was just a lucky fan that got an opportunity to be in a really fun youtube video.

Is there any actor from The Hunger Games movie that you would like to work with?

I’m sure all of them would be an amazing experience.

How do you feel about having so many fangirls right now? Do you ever felt pressured by them? Do you wish to have a connection with your fans (without letting them into your personal life, of course)?

Fangirls? What fangirls?? Haha… Yes that is a big issue, I really want to connect with the wonderful people who are so supportive of me. (thank you) But, at the same time I think keeping your personal life, personal is essential to maintaining a healthy normal life.

Head over to Panem World for the English version of the interview or visit Hunger Games Portugal and read the interview in Portuguese!

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

Unofficial Hunger Games Fan Meet Up To ‘The Hunger Games’ Snow Globe At The Cathay

As you might know, Trish and I went to ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe at The Cathay yesterday.

Currently, these Hunger Games fans in Singapore have expressed their interest in joining us for this unofficial meet up.

1) Natalie Goh
2) E Zo
3) Hazel
4) Shareen
5) Nadhirah
6) Queenielyn

Date: 25 November 2011, Friday
Time: 12pm
Meeting Point: Dhoby Ghaut MRT station exit to Plaza Singapura. There is a bubble tea shop in Dhoby Ghaut MRT station exit to Plaza Singapura. We will meet up at the empty space beside the bubble tea shop.

Program for the day
1) Lunch – As 12pm is the peak lunch time period, we will look for a place that will be able to accommodate all of us as well as our budgets and preferences instead of deciding on a place now. We will spend lots of time chatting about everything related to The Hunger Games and beyond that too.
2) Head over to The Cathay for photo taking in ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe. We might walk around before that but it all depends on that day.

This is a very casual meet up event. Just think of it as a chance to meet more Hunger Games fans! I don’t know about you but I would love to chat with fans all about Hunger Games! If you would like to join in, feel free to meet up at the meeting point on that day! However, it would be good to give us a heads up before that though, such as leaving a comment under this post, tweet us at @HungerGamesSG, leave a post on our Facebook page or send us an email at hungergamessingapore@gmail.com. If not, we wouldn’t know that you are coming and we might have left the meeting point.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook!

-Vanora (Admin)

Updated With More Photos! Hunger Games Singapore Staff Trip To ‘The Hunger Games’ Snow Globe At The Cathay

UPDATE: We realized fan sites have taken the picture of children in ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe which we have previously posted in previous post and spread it around the internet. As we do not know the children in question, we are not sure if their parents or the children themselves will be happy to see their picture spreading around. Thus, we kindly request all fan sites to replace it with this picture of Hunger Games Singapore staff in ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe or ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe picture as shown below instead. Thank you.

We had reported about ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe at The Cathay shopping mall earlier today and not long after that, we went there for a picture!

'The Hunger Games' snow globe at The Cathay

As previously mentioned, ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe will be on display from 17 November 2011 to 25 December 2011 at the entrance of The Cathay.

'The Hunger Games' snow globe at the entrance of The Cathay

You would have to purchase a S$5 coupon from The Cathay information counter at Level 1. Paid entrance to ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe is available for the first 1000. A single coupon will entail 4 person to enter the ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe where a professional photographer will take a photo memento like the one below!

Hunger Games Singapore staff in 'The Hunger Games' snow globe!

That is not all! You can also redeem a box of ‘The Hunger Games’ poker cards with the very same coupon you had purchased at The Cathay information counter! Unfortunately, you can only redeem a box of ‘The Hunger Games’ poker cards with each coupon.

Hunger Games Singapore Staff in 'The Hunger Games' snow globe!

How 'The Hunger Games' teaser poster poker cards look like inside

If you are wondering what are the terms and conditions as well as all the details for the best experience for ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe, we got that covered. Take a look at the photo below which has all the information that you need to know.

While many would have been attracted to ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe (we don’t blame you!) which was placed at the center of the attraction, Hunger Games Singapore staff Trish managed to spot those little clues left all over The Cathay shopping mall to signify that ‘The Hunger Games’ will be arriving in Cathay Cineplexes soon.

For example, take a look at the picture below. It looks like the previous picture except upon taking a closer look, you will realize the pillar that is covered in Christmas tree design in the right side of the picture has not any usual Christmas ornaments hanging from the tree. That is Mockingjay ornaments!

Mockingjay ornaments on Christmas trees!

In fact, all the pillars surrounding ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe are covered in the same Christmas tree designs with Mockingjay ornaments.

Besides that, take a closer look at the glass wall on the level two of The Cathay. It looks like a seemingly innocent Merry Christmas greeting but on a closer look…we found ‘The Hunger Games’ movie tagline “May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor” under it.

Last but not least, these little posters are pasted on the glass doors of the lifts in The Cathay informing people about ‘The Hunger Games’ snow globe on display. It also includes a brief information on ‘The Hunger Games’ movie too!

Updated on 25 November 2011: We had went back to The Cathay and we saw that they had attached ‘The Hunger Games’ banners to the ceilings of levels 1 to 4 in The Cathay as shown in the picture below!

The Cathay shopping mall is around 5 minutes walk away from Dhoby Ghaut MRT station on North East Line and North South Line.

If you are wondering why The Cathay is promoting ‘The Hunger Games’ on such a large basis, The Cathay belongs to Cathay Organization which also houses Cathay-Keris Films. Cathay-Keris Films is ‘The Hunger Games’ movie distributor in Singapore.

What do you think? We think it’s certainly great promotion step taken by Cathay Cineplexes and we are excited to see what they have up on their sleeves next!

‘The Hunger Games’ is currently slated to open in Singapore on March 22, 2012.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook!

-Vanora (Admin)

Panem World Is Now Open! Here’s Why You Should Check Out Panem World!

We have introduced you to our 12 partners ID Cards of Panem World and now we are happy to announce that Panem World is officially open!

Panem World Home Page

Here’s why you should visit Panem World.

1) You will get to read about ‘The Hunger Games’ trilogy and movie(s) franchise related news on Panem World in not only English but also in our partner sites respective mother tongues. All you need is to browse Panem World to know about ‘The Hunger Games’ trilogy and movie(s) franchise happenings in other countries as well.

2) Interact with fans from around the world in Panem World Forum. Even if you are a fan who is not from Panem World‘s partner sites’ countries, you are welcome to join in the fun too!

3) We will get feedbacks and hold discussions on possible fan meet ups, events etc. in hopefully near future and we would love to hear your thoughts in Panem World Singapore sub-forum!

4) Meet other fans from Singapore in Panem World Singapore sub-forum!

Do we even need to say more?! Head over to Panem World right now! Panem World is also on Twitter as @PanemWorld and Facebook! Don’t forget to LIKE our Facebook Page and follow us @HungerGamesSG on Twitter!

-Vanora (Admin)

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