DLF Malls, in collaboration with The Pokémon Company, is set to host the first ever Pokémon Mela across the regions in Delhi.
Scheduled over three weekends in November and December, the Pokémon Mela will take place at various DLF Mall locations in the state, kicking off at DLF Mall of India, Noida, from Nov 17-19, followed by DLF Avenue, Saket, on Dec 2-3, and concluding at DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, on Dec 8-9, 2023.
Among the highlights of the mela are exclusive dance performances and parades starring Pikachu. Attendees will get the opportunity to meet Pikachu in person. The mela will also host quiz contests for fans to flaunt their Pokémon knowledge, with prizes up for grabs.
The excitement doesn’t end there! Children attending the mela can also indulge in various activities, such as watching Pokémon animation videos and coloring their favorite Pokémon.
Social media enthusiasts will have the chance to click pictures at Pokémon-themed photo booth, and participate in a post-and-win campaign for a shot at winning Pokémon plush toys. Pokémon GO fans will find special Pokéstops within the Pokémon GO app.
Ms. Pushpa Bector, Senior Executive Director and head of DLF’s retail division, expressed her enthusiasm on the mela, stating, “We are absolutely thrilled to introduce the first-ever Pokémon Mela in India at DLF Mall of India. It’s an exceptional event that promises to bring joy and excitement to our patrons. We are committed to providing such unparalleled innovative shopping and entertainment experiences, and this one-of-a-kind initiative underscores our dedication to creating unforgettable moments for all our patrons“.
Mr. Susumu Fukunaga, Corporate Officer at The Pokémon Company, also shared his excitement, saying, “We are delighted to partner with DLF Malls as our co-host for the very first Pokémon Mela. Pokémon is here to stay. We want to create more and more opportunities to reach out to the audiences in India and find a place in their everyday life. We believe that on-ground events are key to fostering meaningful interactions with existing Pokémon fans, while carving a way to connect with new ones. We invite people in Delhi NCR to join the fun at the venues and experience the enchanting world of Pokémon“.
The Pokémon Mela in Delhi NCR marks the beginning of a series of initiatives planned by The Pokémon Company to enhance the presence of Pokémon in India.
Source: Press Release