SUNGAI PETANI: The seventh edition of Gegaria Fest 2018 #KitaOk is set to rock youths and adults alike at Amanjaya Mall in Sungai Petani, today after six editions throughout the peninsula since January.
Organised by Media Prima Bhd, the non-stop entertainment and inspirational festival that provide space and opportunities for society to connect, share and inspire has achieved its target of becoming a platform for millennials to express themselves and uniting youths.
From 8.30am until 11pm today, visitors can take part in various activities at five main zones which are Zon Makan-Makan (F&B Zone) Zon Throwback Tunnel, Zon Gaya Hidup (Lifestyle Zone), Zon Komuniti (Community Zone) and Zon Hiburan Gegaria (Entertainment Zone).
One of the attractions at the Gegaria Fest 20108 in Sungai Petani is the virtual games booth where visitors can learn more about virtual sports while e-gamers can take part to win cash prizes.
Kitamen Resources Sdn Bhd head of operations Syahid Zolbahare said Gegaria Fest has become a platform for parents to understand better about the virtual sports that attract both youths and adults.
Syahid, who supervises the virtual games booth at Gegaria Fest 2018, said the number of visitors to the booth has grown exponentially since the first Gegaria Fest in Shah Alam in January, followed by Johor Baru, Kuantan, Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur and Seremban before making its mark in Sungai Petani.
“The virtual games not only attract youth and teenagers but adult e-gamers including those in their 40s.
“For Gegaria Fest in Sungai Petani, we also have participants from Penang coming up to test their gaming skills,” he said.
He said a total of 10 gaming simulators were provided at the booth including F1 racing, Mario Kart, Guitar Hero and also combat game Tekken.
Other attractions include the Zon Gaya Hidup Gegaria (Gegaria Lifestyle Zone), where visitors will learn pointers on money management at the #YOUCANDUIT booth by Dinie and Khai, Fashion & Beauty by Elfira Loy, Health Myth by Hanif Shawn & Dr. Say, ‘Kata Serasi’ by Diana Danielle and Naz Rahman, as well as Turning Passion into Career by Faizdickie and Vikar.
Another attraction is the Music & Fashion session to be hosted by Pa’din Musa and Noh Salleh.
The Gegaria Fest #KitaOK will also provide a community service by introducing the Zon Komuniti Gegaria (Gegaria Community Zone).
Visitors can also check on their election registration status, in collaboration with the Election Commission, as well with the Employees Provident Fund (EPF).
The Gegaria Evening Concert and Night Concert is set to be the biggest compared to the previous stage event.
The concert will feature popular celebrities such as Stacy, Akim & The Majistret, Faizal Tahir, Kugiran Masdo, Bunkface, HUJAN, Bell Yu Tian, Orkes A. Hizadin and Plague of Happiness.
For more information, fans can check out the official ‘GoGegaria’ Facebook page (www.facebook.com)