If you’ve ever dreamed of experiencing the enchanting beauty and culture of Japan, mark your calendars for the Japan Travel Fair 2023, back for its second edition, and better than ever! Organised by the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Singapore Office, this event promises to transport you to the heart of Japan, right here in Singapore.
What, when, where
Due to the overwhelming success of the first fair held in February, the Japan Travel Fair 2023 is making a return, offering even more opportunities to explore the wonders of Japan. The fair will take place at Marina Square, Level 2, Central Atrium, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594.
- Date: 29th September (Friday) – 1st October (Sunday)
- 29th and 30th September: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
- 1st October: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Explore the wonders of Japan
Prepare to be dazzled by the array of offerings presented by 22 esteemed exhibitors from Japan and 10 renowned agencies based in Singapore. These experts will showcase exclusive travel packages featuring hidden gems, accommodations, and experiences that you’ve never seen before. Whether you’re interested in the picturesque landscapes of Hokkaido or the secret spots of the Hiroshima and San’in Region, this event will be your gateway to discovering Japan’s magical experiences.
With a record-breaking attendance achieved in February 2023, the upcoming edition is anticipating a remarkable turnout of over 45,000 visitors. That’s a testament to the growing fascination with Japan and its rich culture among Singaporeans.
There’s something for everyone
The Japan Travel Fair is more than just an exhibition; it’s a celebration of Japanese culture. Throughout the three days, attendees will be treated to captivating stage performances that showcase traditional arts, modern interpretations, and everything in between. Engaging giveaways and lucky draws will also be a highlight, with extraordinary prizes up for grabs. You could win a pair of economy class round-trip tickets to Tokyo from Japan Airlines or three individual round-trip tickets to Okinawa from Jetstar Asia.
The grand opening ceremony is scheduled for 29th September (Friday) at 5 PM, marking the official commencement of this exceptional event. Don’t miss this memorable moment!
Here are some exciting activities you can look forward to:
Mascot Grand Prix
Learn more about Japan and its culture through the adorable Japanese mascots, known as Yuru-chara in Japanese. Fifteen Yuru-chara will gather for this grand prix from various prefectures. During the three-day event, you can meet eight of them in person and take pictures with your favorites.
Don’t forget to vote for the Yuru-chara that steals your heart – as they battle for first place in this year’s Mascot Grand Prix. The special online voting website will be going live on the 22nd of September, and the winning mascot will be announced at the awards ceremony on 1st October!
Take a spiritual journey through Japan with the energetic traditional Japanese instrumental performances by Hibikiya. Let the rhythm and warmth of Japanese culture move you!
Participate in the Stamp Rally for a chance to win return flight tickets to Japan! Win a pair of economy class round-trip tickets to Tokyo from Japan Airlines or three individual round-trip tickets to Okinawa from Jetstar Asia.
Think you know enough about Japan? Put your knowledge to the test and compete for exciting prizes!
JNTO Singapore Office believes that JTF 2023 (second edition) will not only inspire wanderlust but will also foster cultural exchange and understanding between Singapore and Japan. As we navigate a new era of travel, this fair provides an exciting opportunity for both countries to be even more connected and for residents in Singapore to explore the beauty of Japan to an even greater extent.
Official Partners and Sponsors
The event has the Embassy of Japan in Singapore as its official partner and is supported and sponsored by All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Jetstar Asia Airways, Singapore Airlines, AIRSIM SG, Klook, and Rakuten Travel. For more information on partners and the full list of exhibitors and the latest updates on JTF, visit the official Japan Travel Fair webpage here.
Don’t miss the chance to experience the magic of Japan – mark your calendars for the Japan Travel Fair 2023 (second edition)! Whether you’re a seasoned Japan enthusiast or just curious about this incredible destination, this fair promises to be an unforgettable journey into the heart of Japan.