Experience The Force Singapore 2017 Event Report

Last 31st August 2017, JPOP Manila had an exclusive sneak peek at the week-long Experience The Force Singapore event at Orchard Road in sunny Singapore! Part of the worldwide celebration of Force Friday, we had a lot of fun trying out the interactive light displays, marveled at a 1/6th scale model of the Millennium Falcon, and made pouty jealous faces at little kids learning to use lightsabres in Padawan training!

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Organised by ReedPOP and The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia, with event partner ION Orchard, and the support of the Singapore Tourism Board, the 10-day festival will take place from 1 – 10 September. It will kick off with the worldwide celebration of Star Wars Force Friday II – and fans in Singapore will be able to be a part of this global fan event celebrating the merchandise release of the upcoming movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi at ION Station, at Basement 4 of ION Orchard.

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Southeast Asia will also welcome the first-ever Padawan Training, situated at ION2. Brave, aspiring Padawans aged between 4 – 12 are invited to train in the ways of the Force and learn how to master a lightsaber under the guidance of a Jedi Master. Finally, fans can get to meet the most adorable droid in the galaxy, BB-8, as he makes his debut through a virtual reality experience in Southeast Asia at ION Station, Basement 4.

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The festivities will continue with exciting pop-up experiences and activities along Orchard Road, leading up to an epic experience at the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) from 9 – 10 September. Star Wars: Experience the Force Singapore festival is one of the initiatives supported under the three-year collaboration between Singapore Tourism Board and The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia.

About Star Wars: Experience the Force Singapore Festival

Date: 1 – 10 September 2017
10am – 10pm daily at Orchard Road,
Orchard Road (1 – 10 Sep)

10am – 8pm daily at STGCC (unless otherwise stated)
STGCC at Marina Bay Sands (9 – 10 Sep)

Padawan Training (30 minutes per session)
Operating Hours: 3pm – 9pm
Venue: ION2

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