Public Art : McDull Statue
Also known by tourists as : Golden pig
Sculptor: © Unknown
Description: A bronze statue of popular Hong Kong
cartoon character and movie star, McDull, who now happens to be the official ambassador of the Hong Kong Tourism
Date Unveiled: July the 28th, 2012
Location: Like the Bruce Lee statue, just look
for the large crowd waiting to have their photo taken with the popular cartoon pig on the Avenue of Stars,
reclining on the waterfront at Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
So Who Is McDull? McDull is a cute little
cartoon piglet created by local Hong Kong artists Alice Mak Ka-bik and Brian Tse Lap-man in the 1990s. McDull
first appeared in the McMug comic as a friend of McMug but over time, thanks to his innocent charm and cute
remarks , became more and more popular. Suddenly McDull found himself getting movie, comic, book and
film offers. Currently he stars in five successful animated movies. Due to his enormous popularity and his piglike
charms he is now the official ambassador of the Hong Kong Tourism Board.
McDull and his mum Mrs Mak even feature at the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum on the Peak. Everywhere
you look in Hong Kong you are sure to see McDull and his friends on coffee mugs, stamps, stationary, postcards.
McDull Trivia: McDull is the first cartoon character
to be honoured on Hong Kong's Avenue of Stars.
The animated film, My Life As McDull, won the Grand Prix at France's Annecy Festival of Animation
McDull Kung Fu Ding Ding Dong, was one of the biggest hits in mainland cinemas in 2009.