Furs Upon Malaysia

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Furs Upon Malaysia
FURUM logo
Location
Website
Status Ongoing
First iteration December 19-20, 2015
Organizer(s) FURUM Enterprise
Charity Ongoing
Subject Convention
Resources Photos, videos, reports: Furs Upon Malaysia resources

Furs Upon Malaysia (FURUM) is an annual furry convention held in Selangor, Malaysia since 2015[1].


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 2021
Furs Upon Malaysia 2022
Furs Upon Malaysia 2023

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

Mascots[edit]

The convention's mascots are Slappy The Tiger, Sunny The Bear[1] and Loaf Cat. Both mascots Slappy The Tiger and Sunny The Bear were introduced in the first iteration of Furs Upon Malaysia 2015 where Slappy is a Malayan tiger with a Hibiscus flower on her head [1] and Sunny is a sun bear that wears a blue scarf on his head[1].

Loaf Cat became the 3rd mascot of FURUM one day out of the blue. Loaf Cat's first appearence was on FURUM 2018 Website [2] as the default mouse cursor of the website.

Conventions[edit]

As of 2023, seven instances of the convention have taken place. The eighth is announced for 2024. The convention scheduled for 2020 and 2021 has been postponed to 2022 due to ongoing state of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the country[3].

# Year Date Attn.  % change Fursuiters  % change Location Theme GOHS
1 Furs Upon Malaysia 2015 19 Dec - 20 Dec 86 - 23 - Mines Wellness Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia Cuti-cuti Malaysia Silverfox5213
2 Furs Upon Malaysia 2016 10 Dec - 11 Dec 132 53.49% 44 91.3% Shah's Village Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia Tropical Paradise Cheetahpaws
3 Furs Upon Malaysia 2017 9 Dec - 10 Dec 195 47.73% 72 63.64% Armada Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia Back to School! JC
4 Furs Upon Malaysia 2018 8 Dec - 9 Dec 287 47.18% 92 27.78% Armada Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia Making Magic Ben-Ben
5 Furs Upon Malaysia 2019 14 Dec - 15 Dec 437 52.26% 127 38.04% Armada Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia Robot Apocalypse Uncle Kage
6 Furs Upon Malaysia 2022 10 Dec - 11 Dec 276 -36.84% 90 -29.13% Armada Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia Con Of The Lost Zephyxus
7 Furs Upon Malaysia 2023 9 Dec - 10 Dec 728 163.76% - - Armada Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia Con Space Kékéflipnote
8 Furs Upon Malaysia 2024 7 Dec - 8 Dec - - - - Armada Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia Furkini Bottom Sean Chiplock

Events[edit]

Furs Upon Malaysia hosts a Dealers Den, a Fursuit Lounge, Photoshoot Corner, educational seminars, panels (featuring Guest of Honors or community members), entertainment events (Board Games, Party Games and Karaoke) and general social activities (Furry Dances) during the convention.

Charities[edit]

Furs Upon Malaysia 2019 is the first iteration of the convention that supports a local charity, Katzen Cat Sanctuary.[4] Furs Upon Malaysia 2023, continues this tradition by supporting the same charity.[5].

Committee Team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 FURUM 2015 Website. Retrieved December 25, 2015.
  2. FURUM 2018 Website
  3. FURUM 2022 Annoucement
  4. FURUM 2019 Charity Announcement. Retrieved December 26, 2019.
  5. FURUM 2023 Charity Announcement. Retrieved December 4, 2023.

External links[edit]

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