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This year, Tiger Beer is taking the street food festival experience to the next level – from the streets, and onto your screens. It is a fully-immersive and engaging online experience, and the first of its kind anywhere in the world!!
The Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival will kick off in style at 7pm on 6th November (Friday), with an exclusive live performance by Malaysian hip-hop artist and long-time friend of Tiger Beer, Namewee. Beaming in all the way from Taiwan and only available for viewing within the Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival, this opening performance is not to be missed!
Open from 11am to 9pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until the end of November, the Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival is much more than simply a home delivery service. It recreates the full experience of a food festival in a completely digital world. Users will be able to walk the 3D streets as their own customized avatar, interacting with others, playing games and visiting vendors, before ordering street food directly to their door through DeliverEat, the official delivery partner of the Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival.
You can even customize a 3D avatar to represent yourself in the virtual world, choosing from various hairstyles and items of clothing to perfect your look. With hundreds of possible combinations, there’s plenty of options to choose from.
Users can interact with other festival-goers at the Street Food Central, play games to win rewards, get recommendations on must-try dishes, and find exclusive Happy Hour promotions from Drinkies – Heineken Malaysia Berhad’s (HEINEKEN Malaysia) at-home beer delivery service.
There are two games to play, with both hosted by familiar faces – YouTuber Lizz Chloe (better known online as Dumpling Soda) and Harvinth Skin. They’ll need your help to complete different challenges, and will reward you with promo codes and even free cartons of Tiger Crystal!
Lizz Chloe’s game, The Tiger Beer Hunt, sets you racing around Street Food Central collecting hidden bottles of Tiger Beer before the timer runs out. The first 100 people to score 300 points each day will win a promo code for RM5 off any F&B purchase at the festival.
The Tiger Crystal Mountain Climber Challenge, hosted by Harvinth Skin, will test your reflexes with an adrenaline-pumping mountain climb. Dodge obstacles, snowballs and Yetis while you collect bottles of ice-cold Tiger Crystal on your race to the top. The first 88 people to score 300 points each day will win a promo code for RM5 off any F&B purchase at the festival, and the three players with the highest scores at the end of November will each win a 24-can carton of Tiger Crystal.
Be sure to visit KL Foodie’s character in Street Food Central too. Each week, KL Foodie will show you a selection of 10 must-try dishes available at the Tiger Street Food Festival. Some are crowd favourites and some are hidden gems, while others are limited-editions created exclusively for the festival.
You can order chilled Tiger Beer at the Drinkies Bar to be delivered to your home. Stopping by between 3pm and 5pm will unlock an additional ‘Happy Hour’ promotion, earning you an RM30 discount on purchases of Tiger Beer or Tiger Crystal above RM150.
Branching off Street Food Central are three streets: Kuala Lumpur Street, Selangor Street, and Penang Street. Each of them is filled with an ever-changing array of vendors based in these localities, serving up menus created just for the Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival.
You can walk these streets to explore some of the best street food vendors Malaysia has to offer, browse through their menus and uncover their limited-edition dishes. For those living in selected areas in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Penang, it gets even better – as long as you are within a 15km radius of the vendor, you’ll be able to order these delights to your doorstep while exploring the festival.
There will be a massive 88 in total across the four weeks of the festival – will offer a huge selection of famous dishes alongside brand-new, limited-edition creations infused with Tiger Beer or Tiger Crystal, and even crossover collaborations with other vendors – e.g. the ‘Hainanburg’, a collaboration from Yut Kee x myBurgerLab.
In addition to purchasing from the Drinkies Bar, you can also order Tiger Beer or Tiger Crystal directly from vendors, either as an add-on to your order or as part of a combo meal at a special price. Combo meals come with a free set of Tiger Street Food chopsticks, with two exclusive designs to collect.
To register for the Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival, sign up at www.tigerstreetfood.my/register. The first 10,000 people to register will earn a free 320ml can of Tiger Crystal, redeemable with any purchase from a vendor at the festival. Meanwhile, the first 1,000 people to successfully refer five friends using their unique referral code, will be rewarded with a free six-pack of Tiger Crystal.
The Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival is free to attend. You don’t need to download anything to join the fun, the entire festival experience runs within the browser on your smartphone or laptop. Please note that while you can access the festival, explore, and play the games from any location, purchases of street food and Tiger Beer will only be available to those within delivery range in Klang Valley and Penang. The Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival is strictly for non-Muslims aged 21 and above only.
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