Be Transported To The Fantasy World Of Anime At Downtown East This October!



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Unleash your inner otaku at Cosfest 2022 and Halloween Town: Yokai Festival, happening at Downtown East this October!

Calling all anime fans! An exciting line up of events awaits you at Downtown East this October! Here's taking a closer look at what you can look forward to at Cosfest 2022 and Halloween Town: Yokai Festival:

Cosfest 2022: The Dreams of A Million Stars

Venue: D’Marquee, Open Plaza 1 & Begonia Terrace
Date: 15 to 16 Oct 2022
Fee: $12 (one-day pass) | $22 (two-day pass) | Check prices here

Stay tuned for the ticket sales announcement on Singapore Cosplay Club website.

A signature event of Downtown East for the past 18 years, attracting both cosplayers and enthusiasts, Singapore’s mega cosplay convention, Cosfest 2022 is back!

The two-day event promises a spectacular array of performances, activities and more!

Stage Performances

Prep yourself for exhilarating stage performances including singing, anime and cosplay dance performances starring popular international cosplayers - kawaii Neneko, well-known Taiwanese celebrity cosplayer, and charismatic DJ cosplayer Joo A, from South Korea.

West Winds band will also be making an appearance at Cosfest on 30 October 2022 bringing a list of megahit soundtracks from popular animation and movie titles.

Fringe Activities

There are also fringe activities throughout the weekend affair including trading card tournaments, graffiti wall and photo-ops.

Exhibition Booths

Anime fans can expect more than 100 booths at this year’s Cosfest by international exhibitors and local creators, showcasing official merchandise as well as their anime art pieces and creations.

Expect some big names, such as CAESARS, Asia’s most exclusive retailer and distributor for premium swords and weaponry collectibles and Hakken!, a retail and online store featuring official anime products and merchandise.

Attractive Prizes To Be Won

Stand a chance to be the lucky winner and take home a metallic replica sword sponsored by CAESARS! Three ticketed winners will be picked daily.

Halloween Town: Yokai Festival 2022

Venue: Level 2, Event Square
Date: 29 to 30 Oct 2022
Fee: Free admission

Immerse yourself in the Halloween spirit and get your spooky on with engaging programmes curated for all ages Halloween Town: Yokai Festival 2022!

Performances

Venue: Event Square
Date: 29 to 30 Oct 2022
Time: 2pm to 4pm

Check out stage performances by Melanie, Singapore’s first representative at the Gyeonggi International Cosplay Festival (GICOF). She will be singing songs from popular titles such as Demon Slayer, Fate/Stay Night Heaven's Feel, Princess Mononoke and more.

Also, appreciate the stunning showcase of the beautifully rhythmic Koto (a Japanese plucked half-tube zither instrument) and traditional Japanese Taiko (Japanese percussion instrument) performance.

Yokai Parade

Venue: Event Square
Date: 29 Oct 2022
Time: 7pm

As dusk approaches, behold the appearance of half-demon Inuyasha, high school girl Kagome Higurashi and many more characters from the Inuyasha anime series as they parade around Downtown East. Free Yokai masks will also be given out to the public during the walkabout.

Photo Ops

Venue: around Downtown East
Date: 29 to 30 Oct 2022

Snap a pic with your favourite Yokai characters at various photo-op locations around Downtown East.

Tag @Downtowneast and #Yokai2022 to stand a chance to win $50 Downtown East voucher!

Yokai Costume Makeover 

Venue: Event Square
Date: 29 to 30 Oct 2022
Time: 1pm to 6pm

Do not have costume for the Yokai Festival? Fret not! Head to the Yokai Costume Makeover booth for a wide selection costumes, accessories and props. Be ready for the festival in no time; satisfy the desire to play dress-up and channel that inner character!

Mask Painting Workshop 

Venue: Event Square
Date: 29 to 30 Oct 2022
Time: 1pm, 2pm & 3pm (up to 15 pax per session)

Design a one-of-a-kind mask at the workshop to pair with your costume for that perfect Yokai Festival look!

Spend & Redeem

Spend a minimum of $50 (for NTUC Members) and $60 (for Link Members) to redeem the following:

  • FREE Daruma Pouch 
    • Availability: 1 to 28 Oct 2022
  • FREE Yokai Costume Makeover OR Mask Painting Workshop
    • Availability: 29 to 30 Oct 2022

Amazing Deals & Redemptions

TADA Ride Promo Code

Validity: 1 to 31 Oct 2022

Enjoy $10 off your TADA ride to Downtown East with the promo code <DEYOKAI10>.

Limited to the first 750 redemptions.
Limited to one promo code per user.

Wild Wild Wet: 50% Off 2nd Weekday Pass

Validity: 1 Oct to 18 Nov 2022

Only available on weekdays, excluding school holidays and public holidays.
Sold in bundles of two adult off-peak Day Passes.

Double the Value with Linkpoints

Photo Credits: Downtown East

Redemption Venue: E!Avenue Level 2 & E!Hub Level 1 Information Counters
Validity:
 1 to 31 Oct 2022

Double your enjoyment with Link! Redeem a range of vouchers for your next visit at Downtown East with no minimum spend:

500 Linkpoints: $10 Starbucks voucher | $10 Haidilao Hot Pot voucher

Limited to the first 100 redemptions.

For more information, visit the Downtown East website.



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Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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