Purry here, Purry there, Purry everywhere!
Loaded with our furry friends, The SMX Convention center at Mall of Asia celebrated Furry Pinas 2018. Furries around Philippines gathered together to have a blast. The event has lots to offer. From Arcades, Food Crawling, Meet and Greet and Marketplace. Of course, who would forget the insanely cute and furry animal mascots. They sure added up to the fun and furry vibe. There is also area to play different video games from retro to modern games and tabletop games. Various contests on and off the stage, dances and performances by different furry enthusiasts alike. Oh and let’s not forget the cosplay competition where creativity mixes with talents of the contenders. Lastly, the awesome rave party to wrap up such a successful event. Furry Pinas 2018 is indeed worth the wait.
Reasons To Love Furry Pinas
1. It is the first ever furry convention in the Philippines
The furry hobby has been acknowledged in the Philippines for how many years now. As time goes by, more and more collectors are joining the community. That is why Executive Director Brian Nicole Uy finally made it happen. FurryPinas 2018 is the first ever furry convention open to the public, after its first event in 2014. Holding the record as being the first furry convention in Southeast Asia, FurryPinas is the official and only furry convention in the Philippines. And it was awesome!
2. Lots of warm hugs with your furry friends
Who doesn’t love cuddles? That is why its number two on the list. You will surely get lots and lots of cuddles and get cozy with the furries. Not only that; you will also acquire lots of friends who shares the same interest. Isn’t it exciting to meet different people whom you can get along? Only in Furry Pinas folks!.
3. Freebies and Prizes Galore!
Thanks to their generous sponsors, cool items and rare finds serves as their token for the winners and participants. cute oo-kun gift bags are given as prizes. Cash prizes are also given to the contest winners. You also get amazing freebies when you shop for items at the dealer’s den. Haggling for your favorite items is also possible; just remember to let out your furry charm for discounts. By playing their tabletop games, you get awesome rewards as well.
4. Art and Cosplay Fever
It will never be a furry convention without a costume contest. Talented artists gather to show-off the intricate costumes they have prepared for months. Don’t forget to strike a creative instagram worthy pose. Cartoonists and sketchers are also scattered offering mesmerizing sketches at an affordable prize. You can really witness a lot of potential artists. Some even gives free tutorials and workshops. Your eyes will definitely light up with the overwhelming art around you.
5. Rave like a Furry
just when you think Furry Pinas has it all then it gives you a rave party you will never ever forget. One of the event highlights is the rave party towards the end. Dance to your hearts content with your new furry friends. Move to the groove like a true furry. Sway to every beat of the music. Remember to take a lot of photos and videos, this is definitely worth remembering. What a perfect way to end a successful event.
6. They work with a purpose
The best thing about Furry Pinas is that they have a charity partner. Not all communities have charity partners but Furry has one. Hands of God Charity Works is a non profit group who believes in the value & connection of all life. The goal was specific we always embodied a much larger idea to improve someones life. The charity is also present at the event and the beneficiaries are happily enjoying the event as well. The smile in their faces is the most precious thing that the public witnessed that day.
Your Favorite Popular Furries Of All Times
1. Lola Bunny
Lola Bunny first appeared in Space Jam, seemingly coming out of a marketing executive’s brain nowhere and beckoning furries with her siren-esque basketball skills. But her character changed when she was in The Looney Tunes.
Everybody gets awed with the bad boy style. There is no one perfect to the throne of bad boy than the lion who killed his brother in an attempt to overthrow his kingdom. After appearing in The Lion King, Scar worked his way up the furry hierarchy and now he’s a real deal.
3. Bugs Bunny
We would never ever forget the adorable Bugs Bunny on the list. Furries, normies, it doesn’t matter what kind of fandom you belong to; some part of you is subconsciously attracted to Bugs’ charm. He is still number one in your heart. Especially for the 90’s babies.
4. Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic is a blue anthropomorphic hedgehog who can run at supersonic speeds and curl into a ball, primarily to attack enemies. He is famous for being in a video game which a lot of little kids and kids at heart patronized. Up to now, several gamers still use and play his character.
Beast is a friendly reminder to always be generous and kind or else you are a monster. Despite being a hideous creature, don’t forget that he is a dashing prince waiting to be rescued. Never mind the fact that he’s totally a tortured hunk who lives in a castle, take a look at the massive head, the oversized hands, and the bulky body. It’s almost as if Disney’s designers were predicting the style of furry costumes that would become the talk of town in the early 2000s.