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Indigo Fiesta 2012

More than just your usual concert, the Indigo Fiesta 2012 was held at the *SCAPE Warehouse on a cool Sunday evening. Organized by five students from the School of Arts Management in LASALLE College of the Arts, the concert was more than as they say, meets the eye. Dive deeper into the concert’s background and you will find youths from …

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SDN48 Gives Their All In Singapore Final Stage

As the graduation of popular Japanese pop idol group SDN48 looms, the girls have been busy performing their Final Stage performances around the region. Elliott Danker gives us a quick look back on their final performance in Singapore and for those you missed it, enjoy the pictures. Last month on 17 Feb, they came to Singapore for the 3rd and …

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Cosfest X.2

The biggest Cosplay event held in Singapore to date, Cosfest marked its 10th year last year with the Cosfest X.1 event at Downtown East in June. Usually held in the mid of the year, the announcement for a part 2 of last year’s Cosfest called Cosfest X.2 did caught many by surprise. Curious as to what the special continuation of …

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AFA Spring Taikai – KANAME☆, Gero & Dasoku

After a good performance by local bands O.V.A. Hito & QUIS which set the mood going, it was time to bring out the main attraction for the AFA Spring Taikai event. Kenneth Wong continues his report from the photopit as screaming fans made their voices heard. KANAME☆ No stranger to the local Japanese popular culture fans here in the region, …

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AFA Spring Taikai – O.V.A. Hito & QUIS

With its success over the last 4 years, the event known as Anime Festival Asia has become quite the household name to Japanese Popculture fans from this side of the world. Following up on its AFA 2011 event which saw its largest number of visitors attending, the organisers kicked off 2012 with a new event called AFA Spring Taikai. AFA …

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Events To Look Out For In 2012

The new year is upon us and as the POPCulture Online team is gearing up to once again bring you coverage of the year’s events. In this article, POPCulture Online’s Kenneth Wong shares with you some of the events in 2012 to look out for based on the information that has been released so far and also trends from previous …

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EOY 2011 Coverage

In its 13th year running, the event known as EOY has definitely come a long way from its humble beginnings in a smaller venue of meeting rooms to one that uses The Republic Cultural Centre (Theatre) today. Add in a special guest from overseas, stage performances by local talents, lolita and cosplay runways and not forgetting the Meido Ambassadors and …

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AFA11: I Love Anisong Day 3 Coverage

The third and final day of the I Love Anisong – Rock Your Soul concert series saw some of the biggest names in the Anisong industry grace our sunny island of Singapore. From Anisong regular performer May’n to fan favorite angela and the highly anticipated Kalafina, Day 3 looked to build upon the energy level that Day 2 created. In …

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AFA11: I Love Anisong Day 2 Coverage

In 2008, the first Anime Festival Asia (AFA) started with only two artistes performing on separate days of the festival in a cordoned off area of the event hall in Suntec City Convention center. The first I Love Anisong concert back then marked a segment of the region’s largest anime festival that fans would always look forward to, year after …

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Anime Festival Asia 2011

Now in its fourth year running, the event known as Anime Festival Asia has definitely come a long way since its humble beginnings in 2008. With an ever growing number of visitors each year, it is no surprise to see it ranked as one of the best anime related event in this side of the planet. Kenneth Wong fills us …

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David Garrett Rock Symphonies Exclusive Showcase

International superstar violinist David Garrett held his exclusive showcase on a cool Thursday night at Avalon, Marina Bay Sands. POPCulture Online was there to check it out and experience first hand what a violin can do in the hands of a master. Together with his guitarist Marcus Wolf, David showed his classical side with beautiful renditions of Air (Johann Sebastian …

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SCANDAL Asia Tour 2011 “Baby Action” Singapore Concert

Back in 2010’s AFA I Love Anisong concert, Japanese pop rock group SCANDAL thrilled fans with their own brand of music that saw 2 albums, 11 singles and multiple tie ins with movies, anime series, commercials and even an online game. Now with a 3rd album out, these four girls who have matured into fine young ladies, are back once again …

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WORLD RUNWAY

From the team behind the highly successful Tokyo Girls Collection and Asia Girls Explosion comes the first ever WORLD RUNWAY event. Held on 18 September 2011 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, this very unconventional yet interesting fashion event saw a turnout of 4500 attendees, which some say is a hint at bigger things to come. The brainchild of Jake f.R, …

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