Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) at Hungama Festival


CHAS will be joining in the festivities at the Hungama Multicultural Festival this year at the Springfield Quay, Glasgow on June 7th 2009, 11am-11pm, as the official charity partner.

The Children’s Hospice Association Scotland will be setting up a stall to sell merchandise to raise funds for the charity. Products on offer will include CHAS shopping bags and piggy banks. CHAS will also be running a competition for the kids called ‘Guess the Teddy’s Birthday’ and a raffle where one lucky winner will receive a new BMX bicycle.

Grace Wilson of CHAS stated: “The Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) provides hospice services in Scotland for children and young people with life-limiting conditions and all of the experiences we create, the memories we share and the care we provide could not happen without the support of people like Hungama at the Quay – thank you.”

Due to limited parking facilities guests are advised to use public transportation when attending the event. Springfield Quay excellent public transport links via regular bus and subway services.

Hungama at the Quay: The festival line up…

On Stage Entertainment: B4U Music, the number one Asian music channel, will bring to the stage successful and rising talents in Bhangra and Hindi Pop – acts include H Dhami, Veronica, Bonafide, and Shekhi and Sham.

Hungama’s Got Talent: The festival will feature a one day talent contest to find new talent to be put on the books of one of Glasgow’s most dynamic talent agencies – All Talent, The Sonia Scott Agency.

Hungama’s Got Talent’s 1st round will start at 2pm and run until 4pm – those that are successful in round one will be invited back on to the stage at 6pm for the final showdown, with the overall winner announced at 8pm.

Entry into Hungama’s Got Talent is free and open to all ages. Applicants should email their act details to to be considered for entry. Acts are restricted to 5 minutes maximum stage time.

Classical Bollywood Movies: Sholay and Dilwale Dulhaniya le Jayenge will be playing at the ODEON Springfield Quay throughout the day.

Kids Zone: A funfair of rides to entertain children of all ages; AMF Bowling offering discounted rates before 12 noon; face painting.

Grown-up Zone (18+): Restricted access to over 18s – Alea Casino will be teaching the art of how to play poker and blackjack. Tchai Ovna tea house will host a Sheesha tent with a range of flavoured tobaccos.

Stalls: A treasure trove of stands from mehndi artists, jewelry and clothes stalls, to airbrush tattoo artists.

Food Zone: Delicious delights for the taste buds will be available from the Quay’s resident restaurants, including Nandos, Ashoka and Panda. Food tasters on offer.

“Hungama at the Quay is a kaleidoscope of multicultural sparkling splendour; East meets West in an explosion of enticing colours, sounds and scents. The one day festival has something for all the family to enjoy – from the kids zone to the grown-up zone fun will be had by all. There is also a more serious element to the festival – for every event Oceanic Consulting organises and deliverers we select a charity to raise the profile of and funds for, as a family orientated festival we felt it important to work with a charity that supports children and families. The Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) provides invaluable care service to families with terminally ill children and their presence at Hungama adds to the community spirit of the festival whilst providing a platform to highlight the tremendous work CHAS undertakes.” Spokesperson for Oceanic Consulting

Date: 7th June 2009
Venue: The Springfield Quay, Glasgow
Time: 11am-11pm
Cost: Free

Region: All
Start Date: 07/06/2009
End Date:
Start Time: 11:00
Venue: Springfield Quay
Venue Address: Springfield Quay, Paisley Road, Glasgow
Press Tickets: Available
Sponsorship: Available
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Name: Angie Bennett
Phone: 0141 243 2848