Hoi Hoi and Sam Sam (also called Kai Kaiand Xin Xin), two adorable pandas from Chengdu Research Base of Panda Breeding, started to meet fansin their new home Macau Seac Pai Van Park from January 19, 2011. Now Macau citizens havetheir own giant pandas and can enjoy up-close with them in town.
The fan-meeting is only availableto students, the elders and some related associates at present. The panda themed park willopen to the public on April 28th, 2011. So most Macau people still have to waitfor 3 months to see the national treasure.
Hoi Hoi and Sam Sam enjoy their bamboo feast The pandas' new home Seac Pai Van Park in Macau
10:00 -- 13:00; 14:00 -17:00 Every dayexcept Mondays.
First tickets will be on sale from January21st, 2011 at the Macau Forum. Each person will only be allowed to buy fourtickets. Moreover, each buyer is allowed to get four free admission entrancesto be used by children and the aged, but identification documents are requiredupon purchase and entry.
Visitors could take buses (No. 15, No. 21A,No. 25, No.26 A) to get to the Seac Pai Van and walk to the park entrance.
Besides, the Macau Transport Bureau willlaunch a special bus route to Seac Pai Van for panda visitors, departing fromFerreira do Amaral roundabout, in front of the famous Hotel Lisboa.
A close-up of Hoi Hoi Sam Sam eating racy bamboos
Hoi Hoi and Sam San enjoy their time in the new home.
Hoi Hoi and Sam Sam, meaning happiness inChinese, were given to Macau as a present & good wish from China's centralgovernment. They arrived in Macau on December 18, 2010 via an express panda plane.After a warm welcome from Macau officials and panda lovers at the airport, the twowere transferred to their 3,000 square meters house in Seac Pai Van and began a30-day quarantine. From Jan. 19, the Macau Panda Park has begun a trialoperation, which will last for 3 months. And the Park will open officially thevisitors from April 28th, 2011.
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