HaKU Live in Kuala Lumpur 2013 will be held in collaboration with the Sakura Collection Student Awards 2013, which is in return held in conjunction with the Sakura Collection 2013 - one of the line-up events for Tokyo Tower’s 55th Anniversary.
A fashion design contest opened to all non-Japanese students andamateur designers, the winner of the Sakura Collection Student Awards 2013 will win an all expense paid trip to Japan to attend the Sakura Collection 2013 in October, which will be specifically held at Tokyo Tower.
Top model Amber Chia and fashion guru Gillian Hung, amongst the confirmed judges, will pick the winning design based on creativity andoriginality according to the theme of “Japan”, as contestants are allowed to develop their creations or designs according to an image or culture of the country.Besides that, the outfit designed by the winning student will be paraded by one of the models in Japan during the Sakura Collection 2013.
In the same vein, Joe Chia - a local designer invited to the Sakura Collection 2013 showcase in Japan - will be designing costumes for both HaKU’s concert as well as music video shoot in Malaysia. Organised by Toybox Projects (by A Creations), ‘HaKU Live in Kuala Lumpur 2013’ and ‘Sakura Collection Student Awards 2013’ is supported by Amuse Inc (Artiste Management); EMI Japan (Official Music Label); Grand Millenium (Official Hotel);Three Little Pigs & Big Bad Wolf, Hokkaido Ramen Santouka, Dragon-i, 1919 Restaurant KL, Connoisseurs Lounge & Restaurant @ Kuala Lumpur Golf Country & Club (Official Restaurants); Amber Chia Academy (Official Makeup Academy); Joe Chia (Official Fashion Label); Mothership Studio (Official Music Studio); Tokyo Street, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur (Official Mall); with special thanks to partners J-Rock Malaysia Community, Adventure Japan, Sakura Collection, and Tokyo Tower 55th Anniversary.