This year’s EOY cosplay event is just coming around the corner! 

EOY 2012 Cosplay Festival

Date: 9 December 2012 (Sunday)
Time: 11.00am – 9.00pm
Venue: Marina Barrage
Ticketing Details: Free admission

– What is EOY?

EOY, or “Events of the Year”, is a non-profit organization that promotes Jpop art events, consisting of both local and foreign talents. EOY has sound engineers, stage managers, videographers and lighting designers in the team, who have years of experience in handling concerts and theatre productions.

Every year, EOY manages an annual full-scale anime and J-pop event, named after the organization, “EOY”. This annual event is an artistic and cultural event for appreciators of Japanese culture, featuring artists, musicians and cosplayers who have been inpisred by Japanese pop culture and art.

EOY Cosplay Festival to create an immersive Japanese entertainment experience for all

– Longest cosplay event in Singapore to be presented in role-play game style

24 November 2012, Singapore – Cosplay enthusiasts and J-Pop fans are in for
a visual and audio treat this December as EOY Cosplay Festival 2012 returns
for the 14th consecutive year, growing into its first 2-day event in history,
featuring a full-day cosplay festival. The EOY Cosplay Festival will take place on Sunday, 9 December 2012, from 11am to 9pm at the Marina Barrage, with free admission to public.

– New concept at EOY Cosplay Festival 2012

The Festival will present itself with a refreshing twist as the annual Cosplay
convention integrates virtual fantasy with reality. A real-life Massively
Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) concept will feature a
game world environment where event attendees become “players” of the
game.

As “players”, participants will dress in character and assume the role of their
favourite game, anime hero or heroine character, partaking in themed
activity areas along Marina Barrage to complete various quest-like tasks, stop
ninja attacks, unearth treasure, boost their energy levels at food and
beverage booths, interact with cute meido ambassadors, and spend their
“gold” at merchandise booths with the aim of increasing their “character
experience levels.”

 

This year’s edition promises to be the longest cosplay event in Singapore till
date, boasting all-day activities and crowd favourites such as the Cosplay
fashion runway and music performances by Lolita runway models and more
than 40 local talents who will entertain cosplayers, event visitors and
photographers alike.

“The EOY Cosplay Festival has grown over the years since its inaugural edition,
reflecting a growing popularity of Japanese sub-cultures among the public,
especially the youth demographics. I look forward to witnessing more people
come forward and express their creative expression of the Japanese culture,
particularly in the areas of Cosplay, Animation, Manga, J-Pop music and
dance, as well as sub-culture fashion and artistic performances,” said Mr. Tim
Wong, Chairman and Producer of EOY.

The EOY Cosplay Festival 2012 provides free admission to the public.

For more details about this year’s EOY, you can visit the EOY’s website –
EOY Website: http://www.theeoy.com

 

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