Japan Foundation Exhibition: Reinterpreting “Distance”

TOKYO, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Japan Foundation is holding an online exhibition, "11 Stories on Distanced Relationships: Contemporary Art from Japan," from March 30 to May 5. Organized by the Japan…

THE ART OF RETURN Sets Asian Premiere For 45th Hong Kong International Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — After a successful world premiere last September at the Venice Film Festival as part of Biennale College, Pedro Collantes’s feature film debut, distributed by Filmax, wi…

Akari Nibu Of Hinatazaka46 To Debut As Voice Actor In DEEMO THE MOVIE

TOKYO, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Pony Canyon Inc. (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Takashi Yoshimura) announced on the presentation stage at AnimeJapan 2021, which was broadcast online on Sunday, March 2…

“The Center Lane” – Director Hirokazu Koreeda Uncovers Story Of Rikako Ikee

SINGAPORE, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Embracing the strength of the human spirit to rise above adversity in unprecedented times, prestige skincare brand SK-II releases its debut SK-II ST…

6th Ulju Mountain Film Festival Announces Winners

SEOUL, South Korea, March 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Ulju Mountain Film Festival (UMFF Festival Director BAE Chang-ho) announced the winners of the competition sector of the 6th Ulju Mountain Film Festival. 6th …

Marina Bay Sands Offers Perfect View Of Disney+ Singapore Launch

Never seen before behind-the-scenes footage showcases key moments in the making of the groundbreaking extravaganza SINGAPORE, March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia and Marina Bay Sands once again joined forces to make history atop one of Singapore’s most iconic landmarks on 24 February, marking the debut of the video-on-demand streaming service Disney+. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: https://www.prnasia.com/mnr/Marina_Bay_Sands_202103.shtml         JJ Lin on rooftop of ArtScience Museum   JJ Lin performing on rooftop of ArtScience Museum   Benjamin Kheng and Annette Lee at Crystal Universe   Disney+ projection mapping on Marina Bay Sands’ hotel towers and ArtScience Museum (credit Marina Bay Sands) The nationally televised launch culminated in a show-stopping spectacle, with the light-up of several landmarks in the Marina Bay vicinity, including Gardens by the Bay, Merlion Park, the three cascading towers of Marina Bay Sands and underbelly of Sands SkyPark, as well as ArtScience Museum. The launch also saw Singaporean superstar JJ Lin give an unprecedented performance on the rooftop of ArtScience Museum, dubbed the Welcoming Hand of Singapore by Las Vegas Sands’ late founder Sheldon G. Adelson. True to the lyrics of Aladdin’s theme song A Whole New World, Lin performance literally gave a “new fantastic point of view” as he became the first artist to have ever performed atop the iconic ArtScience Museum, singing a medley of some of the most recognisable Disney theme songs including Can You Feel the Love Tonight from The Lion King; Let it Go from Frozen; A Whole New World from Aladdin; and the Chinese theme song Embark, from the latest Walt Disney Pictures animation, Soul. It also served as a homecoming for Lin, who was one of the first artists to have performed at the grand opening of Marina Bay Sands in 2010, alongside American singers Kelly Rowland and Diana Ross. Lin had posted on Facebook on 25 February: “If being indulged with Disney fantasies taught me one thing, it would be that ‘magic carpet rides‘ are real, as long as you dare to believe! (and work extremely hard for them!) So here it is, my dream come true, shining, shimmering, and splendid!” He was joined by a star-studded line-up of local singer-songwriters including Sing! China 2016 first runner-up Nathan Hartono, who sang You’ve Got A Friend In Me from Toy Story; as well as Benjamin Kheng and Annette Lee, who performed the classic Disney theme songs Beauty & the Beast. Reflection from Mulan and Part of Your World from The Little Mermaid. These memorable performances took place at ArtScience Museum’s permanent exhibition space Future World: Where Art Meets Science. The launch was a pinnacle moment for Marina Bay Sands and Disney, who have partnered over the years for events that have included the Southeast Asia Blue Carpet & Premiere of Captain America: Civil War and festive-light up with Moana in 2016, Marina Bay Sands’ Festive Light Up with Star Wars: The Last Jedi in 2017, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War red carpet fan event in 2018, and Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel fan event in 2019. For the full show and highlights, as well as exclusive, behind-the-scenes photos and video, please refer to the links below. Video download linksBehind-the-scenes of Disney+ LaunchBehind-the-scenes of JJ Lin’s performance at ArtScience MuseumImages from the launch on 24 Feb About Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd Marina Bay Sands is the leading business, leisure and entertainment destination in Asia. It features large and flexible convention and exhibition facilities, more than 2,500 hotel rooms and suites, the rooftop Sands SkyPark, the best shopping mall in Asia, world-class celebrity chef restaurants, a theatre and an outdoor event plaza. Completing the line-up of attractions is ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands which plays host to permanent and marquee exhibitions. For more information, please visit www.marinabaysands.com. Media Enquiries Melissa Kok / +65 9459 7819 / [email protected]  

CNN’s ‘Innovate Japan’ Meets Pioneers Developing Space Exploration

HONG KONG, March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — This month on ‘Innovate Japan’, CNN international correspondent Selina Wang meets the Japanese tech pioneers working on the future of space exploration. From lunar rovers …

Manga Artists’ Works Exhibited at Kansai Airport Starting This Week

The Agency for Cultural Affairs presents “CULTURE GATE to JAPAN” OSAKA, Japan, March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — On March 20, 2021, the Agency for Cultural Affairs will open an art exhibition at Ka…

Bruce Lee’s Lost Project ‘The Silent Flute’ To Be Produced By Jason Kothari

Legend wrote martial arts epic about the essence of life in 1970 with two Oscar-winners HONG KONG, March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Hong Kong-born entrepreneur and film producer Jason Kothari has …

TTT Interview: Gentle Bones – Singaporean Music Star In The Ascendancy

A week ago we released a behind the scenes interview with Filipino…

TOONSUTRA To Launch As India’s First Webtoon Comics App

From Graphic India The New Webtoon App Will Feature Hundreds of Global Webcomics Translated into Hindi for the First Time as well as Original Stories From Indian Creators and Original comics Based on Bollywood Films …