Let it be forever known that in the middle of December, a holy night shall come upon us. A story celebrating the child of a virgin birth, imbued with divine powers greater than any seen before, destined to being peace across the galaxy… and his tale is told in the sacred chapters of…
And as with any arrival of another chapter regarding the tale of the messiah, expect months of festivities and celebrations, beginning with Star Wars Force Friday II!
Organised by ReedPOP as part of the lead up to the 10th Singapore Toys, Games, and Comic Convention (STGCC), Star Wars: Experience the Force will last from the stroke of midnight on September 1st till September 10th!
Experience the Force at Orchard Road 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. Beyond the Star Wars events this year, Disney fans can also look forward to more unique Marvel and Disney Animation/Disney Pixar activities that will be taking the spotlight in 2018 and 2019 respectively.
Visitors of all ages will be taken on an epic journey of Star Wars, indulging in a trail of exciting pop-up experiences and fan-based activities. Don’t miss the opportunity to snap a picture with the first-ever installation of the Millennium Falcon in Southeast Asia at ION2, ION Orchard’s outdoor event space.
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 at Padawan Training
Fans will also 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.
Retailers to look out for include; Toys “R” Us, Simply Toys, and Taiwan-based toymaker Beast Kingdom, who will be bringing their 3.5 meter tall AT-ACT Walker set from Rogue One‘s Battle of Scarif scene and exclusive merchandise EAA-055Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Darth Vader Hologram to Orchard Road (outside ION Orchard).
Experience the Force at STGCC
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, where an entire zone has been specially dedicated to Star Wars.
At STGCC, fans will be offered the chance to get up close and personal with fan-built vehicle replicas, games, releases and collectibles!
Be transported to a galaxy far, far away by a replica of Kylo Ren’s TIE Silencer from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia.
In addition, larger-than-life fan made props have been flown in specially for this exhibition, including Rey’s Speeder, signed by The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams himself, and a film replica of the interior of the Millennium Falcon.
The latest addition to Star Wars’ ever-expanding mobile gaming family will be featured at STGCC. Fans are welcome to take aim and compete with one another in real-time demos.
Tickets to STGCC will also be available for purchase at the Star Wars: Experience the Force Singapore festival at Orchard Road.