Red-hot Idol Z.TAO Ready To Join
Fashion Zone Welcomes the First Celebrity in 2018
HONG KONG (30 October, 2017) Madame Tussauds Hong Kong prepares to welcome versatile artist Mr. Huang Zitao (Z.TAO) by the second quarter of 2018. Z.TAO has invited to be the first celebrity housed at Fashion Zone and he is planned to attend the unveiling ceremony of his world-first figure.
Huang Zitao (Z.TAO) announced 24 songs since 2015, 17 of them are composed by himself. His first EP《Adore》and album 《The Road》gained him recognition and he received numerous awards include All Round Artist Of The Year in 17th Top Chinese Music Awards, Most Influential Male Signer in Tecent Star Awards, The Most Popular Singer in Sina Weibo Night and Baidu’s Entertainment Icon. In 2017, Z.TAO held personal concerts in Beijing, Nanjing, Taiwan and Macau. He also plays acclaimed roles in movie Railroad Tigers, The Game Changer and dramas A Chinese Odyssey: Love You A Million Years. Z. TAO is also a fashion icon who was invited to London Fashion Week, Shanghai Fashion Week and Milan Fashion Week. Therefore, he involved in the creation of his figure actively and donated the clothes that will be worn by his figure to introduce the most fashionable wax twin to his fans.
Madame Tussauds sculpting team met with Z.TAO in Hong Kong to begin the wax figure creation process. During the sitting, the team interacted with Z.TAO to get a full understanding of his facial expressions and impressions. During the 7 hours sitting, Z.TAO has to hold the exact same pose for the team to take more than 200 reference photos from various angles. “When I received the invitation from Madame Tussauds Hong Kong to create my wax figure, I started to work out more frequently to reach my best form,” Z.TAO revealed. The team was impressed with his professionalism and when the team displayed dozens of samples to match his hair, eyes and teeth, Z.TAO cannot resist playing and posing with all the samples. His witty moves caused a storm of laughter.
“I am thrilled to have my figure and become a member of Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. During my last visit to Fashion Zone, I am always hoping that I can have a wax replica of myself and fantasying how will my fans interact with my wax double. I can’t wait to see my twin next year!” Z.TAO commented in excitement.
In July, Z.TAO was invited to attend the grand opening ceremony of Fashion Zone and be the V.I.P. visitor to visit the attraction. Jenny You, General Manager at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, said “Z.TAO is an all-round artist and his stardom is well recognized in Asia. We are pleased to work with him again. His arrival at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong will definitely create lasting memories to visitors and fans."
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong’s Fashion Zone embodies celebrities, fashion, trendy and technology with Hong Kong cultures and elements. The Zone consisted of three themed areas which are Backstage Studio, Billboard Superstar and Runway. Visitors are able to become the cover star of fashion magazine, model of Madame Tussauds Hong Kong’s new tramcar body advertisement and modeling on the runway under the iconic neon signs.