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Astro On The Go Live Explorer event at Sunway Pyramid happened on the 18th May, 2013, myself and a few other bloggers had the privilege to be there and be part of the event coverage team to witness the participation of more than twenty pairs of contestants in this elaborate tele-match like competition.

Astro On The Go Explorer Live Explorer at Sunway Pyramid
Astro On The Go Explorer Live Explorer at Sunway Pyramid

Participants gathered at Sunway Pyramid starting just before 10 am, they were then paired in groups of two and were geared with Astro On The Go brochure, iPad, and mobile 4G wifi dongle, tools they will need to complete their adventure of the day as explorers in Pyramid.

contestants figuring out what they have to accomplish at this station
contestants figuring out what they have to accomplish at this station

Each team has a pilot and co-pilot, the aim was to figure out the clues and then find the booth/station in which the team had to answer questions and/or perform certain tasks.

There were 10 stations in total, scattered at different places in Sunway Pyramid. Do remember that Sunway Pyramid is the 9th largest mall in the world with over 4 million square foot, so it is quite challenging.

juggling the ball isn't exactly a very simple task
juggling the ball isn’t exactly a very simple task

The ten stations represent some of the channels on Astro On The Go, for example – Sports, Maharaja Lawak, Geng Bas Sekolah, Hanna Montana, Korean Series and so forth.

I went to the Sports booth located outside the ADIDAS store to check out what was happening.

At this booth, the participants basically had to juggle the ball at least 3 times, answer a question regarding the sports channel available on Astro On The Go, then snapped a photo and upload it on twitter/facebook. Some groups really struggled quite a bit on the juggling part, but everyone eventually got it right and no display window was broken.

it's a carnival like atmosphere at Sunway Pyramid with Astro On The Go
it’s a carnival like atmosphere at Sunway Pyramid with Astro On The Go

Pearl Harbour, love and hate, Empress in the palace
Pearl Harbour, Love and Hate, Empress in the Palace

Oh My English! is everyone's favorites
Oh My English! is everyone’s favorites

Lunch was served after every team had completed their tasks, and a long line up of performances followed on the main stage to treat guests and participants. The cast of Oh My English! was there, and there were Aaron Aziz, Johan Raja Lawak, Ajak Raja Lawak, Ila Damia, and more too.

There were also sketches including Pearl Habour, Love and Hate, and Empress in the Palace. The crowd was thoroughly entertained.

the winners walked away with Nexes 7, iPad Mini, and Galaxy S4
the winners walked away with Nexes 7, iPad Mini, and Galaxy S4

Then of course, there’s the announcement of winners.

Grand Prize  went to Blablablabber & Leonhart90 who won a pair of Galaxy S4. 1st Runner Up were Pena Berkala & By Rawlins and they walked away with a couple iPad Mini. 2nd Runner Up, Mahamahu & Miracikcit, won Nexus 7 for each of them. The bonus prize for top-tweeting team were Eyriqazz & oh-alicewonderland, who walked away with RM 500 cash.

The winners also had a RM 800 cash bonus if they are Astro-On-The-Go subscribers.

Overall it was a very well received event and one that certainly many enjoyed and entertained. Lets have more!

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

Discuss : Astro On The Go Live Explorer at Sunway Pyramid

  1. Wow, looked like so much fun! The crowd really adds to the buzz- sigh I wish I won the Galaxy S4 😛

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