Furs Upon Malaysia

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Furs Upon Malaysia
FURUM logo
Location
Website
Status Ongoing
First iteration December 19-20, 2015
Organizer(s) CT Wolf / FURUM Organizing Committee
Charity Ongoing
Subject Furry
Resources Photos, videos, reports: Furs Upon Malaysia resources

Furs Upon Malaysia (FURUM) is an annual furry convention held in Selangor, Malaysia since 2015.

Mascots[edit]

Furs Upon Malaysia (edit)
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Furs Upon Malaysia 2015
Furs Upon Malaysia 2016
Furs Upon Malaysia 2017
Furs Upon Malaysia 2018
Furs Upon Malaysia 2019
Furs Upon Malaysia 2020

Furs Upon Malaysia staff
Furs Upon Malaysia guests of honor
DrgnAlexia holding the FURUM banner made in 2015
FURUM standee made in 2015
FURUM 2015 Fursuit Group Photo
FURUM 2015 Group Photo

The convention's mascots are Slappy The Tiger and Sunny The Bear.[1]

Slappy The Tiger[edit]

Slappy is a Malayan tiger. She likes to swim by paddling with her giant pair of paws. She wears a Hibiscus flower on her head.

The Malayan tiger is the National Animal of Malaysia, and the convention's logo derives from a (possibly different) Malayan tiger.

Sunny The Bear[edit]

Sunny is a sun bear. He is adventurous, likes travelling, enjoys nature and goes jungle trekking whenever he has the chance. His other hobbies are hiking, camping, and eating. He wears a blue scarf on his head.

Staff[edit]

Guests of Honor[edit]

Themes[edit]

  • 2015: Cuti-cuti Malaysia (English: Malaysian Holidays)
  • 2016: Tropical Paradise
  • 2017: Back to School!
  • 2018: Making Magic
  • 2019: Robot Apocalypse

Charities[edit]

Attendance & Fursuiters[edit]

Convention year Attendance Percentage change Fursuiters Percentage change
Furs Upon Malaysia 2015 86 - 23 -
Furs Upon Malaysia 2016 132 53.49% 44 91.3%
Furs Upon Malaysia 2017 195 47.73% 72 63.64%
Furs Upon Malaysia 2018 287 47.18% 92 27.78%
Furs Upon Malaysia 2019

Iterations[edit]

Furs Upon Malaysia 2015[edit]

The first Furs Upon Malaysia convention took place over December 19-20, 2015,[1] at the Mines Wellness Hotel in Balakong, Selangor, Malaysia. [2] It was Malaysia's first furcon.

The theme was "Cuti-cuti Malaysia", and the guest of honour was Silverfox5213. There was a total of 86 attendees with 23 fursuiters joining the parade.[3]

The staff were:[4]

  • CT Wolf
  • Dapiko Dapaw
  • Fatdrake
  • Foster Cole
  • Marvin T. Raptor aka NX-3000

Furs Upon Malaysia 2016[edit]

The second Furs Upon Malaysia convention was held over December 10-11, 2016, at the Shah's Village Hotel in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.[5]

The theme was "Tropical Paradise", and the guest of honor was Cheetahpaws. The final attendee count was 132; 44 were fursuiters.

Furs Upon Malaysia 2017[edit]

The third Furs Upon Malaysia convention was held on December 9-10, 2017, at the Hotel Armada, also in Petaling Jaya.[6]

The theme was "Back to School!", and the guest of honor was JC. The attendee count was 195; 72 were fursuiters.

Furs Upon Malaysia 2018[edit]

The fourth Furs Upon Malaysia convention was held on December 8-9, 2018, at Hotel Armada.[7]

It was themed "Making magic", and the guest of honor was Ben-Ben. The attendee count was 287; 92 were fursuiters.

Furs Upon Malaysia 2019[edit]

The fifth Furs Upon Malaysia is scheduled for December 14-15, 2019 at Hotel Armada, with Uncle Kage as the guest of honor. It will be themed "Robot Apocalypse". There will also be a special appearance by Foxamoore.[8]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 FURUM 2015 Website. Retrieved December 25, 2015.
  2. Venue on the Furs Upon Malaysia website. Retrieved December 25, 2015.
  3. Group photo showing some of the attendees - Canis Enigmas, Twitter (20 December 2015)
  4. Meet Our Staff on the Furs Upon Malaysia website. Retrieved December 25, 2015.
  5. FURUM 2016 Website
  6. FURUM 2017 Website
  7. FURUM 2018 website
  8. FURUM 2019 website. Retrieved March 24, 2019.

External links[edit]


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