JAPAN PARK SINGAPORE 2018 (JPSG) held from 4 to 5 August 2018 at Suntec Convention Centre, Halls 403 and 404 will be Singapore’s first all-in-one Japanese event for die-hard and casual fans of Japan. JPSG put together the best offerings from Japan’s 47 Prefectures and have them organised into 6 Zones for your easy navigation – WA-Shiok Gourmet Fiesta, Discover Japan, Technology & Lifestyle, Omakase Stage, Kids Sports and CharaExpo Mini. With the event tagline “Play, Get and Taste a selection from 47 Prefectures”, JAPAN PARK SINGAPORE 2018 promises a comprehensive itinerary for all ages.
JAPAN PARK SINGAPORE 2018 – The Omakase Stage
The Omakase Stage will showcase traditional and popular acts featuring high-profile musicians and performers. Amongst the star-studded line-up is Nishikawa Ukon, the third generation director of the elite Nishikawa Company and a prominent figure of Classical Japanese Dance. He will make his first appearance in Singapore, accompanied by traditional Japanese female dancers for an alluring live performance.
JAPAN PARK SINGAPORE 2018 – WA-Shiok Gourmet Festa
WA-Shiok Gourmet Festa will host a smorgasbord of event-exclusive menus! With a holistic gourmet concept of enjoying flavours from 47 Prefectures, popular restaurants will whip up palates and complimentary beverages representative of Japan’s Prefectures and also unique to JAPAN PARK SINGAPORE. To finish off the ultimate culinary experience, will be a curated selection of souvenirs ready to be wrapped and taken home!
JAPAN PARK SINGAPORE 2018 – Discover Japan
The Discover Japan Zone is more than just agencies selling travel packages. It is THE opportunity to unload your wanderlust curiosities unto experienced professionals and get valuable insights to make your trip to Japan a memorable and fulfilling one! Visit Japan’s public broadcaster NHK WORLD-JAPAN’s booth to learn more about Japan and hang out with their official mascot Domo-kun!
JAPAN PARK SINGAPORE 2018 – Lifestyle & Technology
Lifestyle & Technology strives to drive quality enhancement of people’s daily hustle and bustle while promoting efficiency and reducing inconvenience through technology. Besides tech gadgets and gizmos, the Akita Inu Collectible, boasting intricate and high-quality craftsmanship will also be made available for the first time in Singapore.
Come through to the SAMURAI ROOM, a tatami room that will host live presentations of the Japanese Tea Ceremony while granting rare opportunities to interact with traditional Japanese female entertainers.
JAPAN PARK SINGAPORE 2018 – CharaExpo mini Zone
This year, the highly anticipated CharaExpo will be held in the form of CharaExpo Mini within JAPAN PARK SINGAPORE.
CharaExpo Mini features Bushiroad’s most beloved contents such as “BanG Dream!”, “Cardfight!! Vanguard”, “Future Card Buddyfight” & “Love Live School idol festival”. Fans of games and anime can look forward to meeting the voice actors and artists while exploring the fun-filled mini-game and card game corner. Amateurs can take their time to pick up the game with step-by-step guidance at the Trading Card Game Corner.
JAPAN PARK SINGAPORE 2018 – Kids Sports Zone
As the saying goes; our children’s well-being is the Nation’s top priority! At the Kids Sports Zone, in collaboration with Albirex Niigata FC (Singapore), a Football club in the Singapore Premier League, will be organising activities to determine the children’s agility, flexibility and sportsmanship as well as mini soccer games.
JAPAN PARK SINGAPORE 2018 – The Organisers
The Organisers, Amuse Entertainment Singapore partnered industry experts like Bushiroad, overseeing CharaExpo Mini’s operations and content line-up. WA-Shiok Gourmet Festa will be curated and managed by the Organisers of Food Japan, OJ Partners and WAttention, purveyor to successful campaigns like Ramen Revolution and Tanjong Pagar Shotengai. Leverage will also be made on the expertise of SOZO, creators of Anime Festival Asia, to provide value and enhance the consumer experience.
“We are grateful that the Japanese restaurants, prefectural government offices and companies we connected with were encouraged by our event concept and promptly pledged their participation. We are working closely with our partners to grant our Attendees first dibs to menus that have yet been made available in Singapore,” said Haruhiko Miyano, Managing Director of Amuse Entertainment Singapore.
JAPAN PARK SINGAPORE 2018 – Early Bird Tickets
Online sales for early bird tickets will be available on 16 June via www.apactix.com. Door tickets are available on 4 and 5 August at Suntec Convention Centre, Halls 403 and 404. Children below 12 years old enter for free.
You can expect event-exclusive menus, an exquisite selection of Japanese food and beverages, a curated line-up of currently trending and traditional performances and insightful booths presented by local prefecture representatives offering insider tips to add to your travel bucket list.