Pop Stage

SOYC Updates Round Up

With just one day to do before the first major Cosplay/Japanese Sub Culture event of the year happens at Nee Ann Polytechnic this Saturday the 9th of April 2011, We at POPCulture Online have decided to take a look at the updates on SOYC itself. Sneak Peak By The SOYC Committee It seems that the SOYC Committee has decided to …

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Sennett Estate @ The Esplanade

To round up the weekend's "Songs We Love, Tunes You'd Sing To" over at the Esplanade's Outdoor Theater was local band, Sennett Estate.   The five member band believes that music sounds different when it is played life and somehow without knowing it, you will be drawn to become part of the audience. And that is how they like it, …

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Syltra Lee Trio @ The Esplanade

To kick off the weekend's "Songs We Love, Tunes You'd Sing" program at the Esplanade's Outdoor Theatre is the band Syltra Lee Trio.    The band consists of Singapore Idol Finalist, Syltra Lee on vocals and guitar, The Music Lab's Alvin Tan on drums and long time stalwart of the local music & club scene, Bani on bass.       …

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J-Obession 2011 @ The Cathay

Held over the 18th & 19th March weekend, J-Obession returns again this year at The Cathay with a full line up of popular Japanese culture showcase. From local bands playing favorite Japanese songs from famous bands and popular anime to an even bigger cosplay competition turn out compared to last year, POPCulture Online was down to check out all these …

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Slash’s Big Night Out

Few guitarist in the entertainment industy commands as much respect as Slash and fans were thrilled when LAMC Productions announced that the guitarist will back again to Singapore for another concert together with Myles Kennedy.   Performing at the indoor stadium as part of Big Night Out 2011, Slash started off his setlist with "Ghost" followed by songs from Snakepit …

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S.O.Y. ‘C’ Media Conference

  POPCulture Online recently attended the media conference for this year's Star Of Year C or SOYC for short at Nee Ann Polytechnic which would also be the venue for SOYC. Start of Year C (SOYC)     This year SOYC will take place at the Convention Center itself which should provide even more space as compared to last year's …

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POPCulture Online visits Comifest 2011

Organised by Full House Communications and TCZ Studio, Comifest was created as a mini event that aims to gather all ACG (Anime, Comic, Game) lovers to showcase and promote their unique and creativity talents to the public. And being the first of such an event, POPCulture Online visited this mini event over the March 5-6 weekend. There were many booths …

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JPLEX Volume 1 Preview

A Brand New Japanese Entertainment Platform If you have enjoyed last year's Anime Festival Asia and have been left craving for more, the good people at Sozo have something up their sleeves for you. Not content with the region's largest Anime Event for the past 3 years, SOZO (one of the organisers of AFA) has teamed up Japanese Anime distributor …

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POP Stage With Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift kicked off her "Speak Now World Tour on 9 Feb with a sold-out show at The Singapore indoor Stadium. She is currently slated to play 90 shows in 19 countries spanning four continents on the  Taylor Swift Speak Now World Tour 2011. Taylor wowed the capacity crowd with a more than 90-minute set that showcased songs from her …

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The Green Carpet

The Gala Premiere of The Green Hornet was held at The Cathay with a green carpet treatment to be given to local celebrities and of course the Director of the film, Michel Gondry as well as lead actors Seth Rogen and Jay Chou. POPCulture Online was on scene to check out the event and also to attend the Gala Premiere …

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Haru Bazaar at SCAPE

The Cosplay / Japanese sub-culture hobby can be quite an expensive one and one common practice to raise funds for a new costume like the latest lolita outfit or even that new figurine, is to put up old or used ones for sale. While that sounds like a good idea, it is sometimes not easy to find a place to …

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POP Stage – STGCC Cosplay Competition Singles

With judges from the industry such as Mr Reno Tan from Movie Mania, Ms Elizabeth Seah from Haru House and Ms Ellya Chao from Merveilleux Boutique, the expectations were definitely higher for this year’s Cosplay Competition at the Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention. Just gotta love those wings! This year, the competition had a mixture of new and old …

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POP Stage – AFA X Regional Cosplay Competition

Mention Japanese Pop Culture and the one biggest event in this side of asia that comes to mind would be the Anime Festival Asia. In its 3rd installment this year, it has once again lived up to its hype as the premiere Japanese Pop Culture event. The Home Team (Singapore) Winning 3rd Place And one thing I always look forward …

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