The much-anticipated POP TOY SHOW (PTS) Singapore 2023 is now open from 8 to 10 September at Sands Expo & Convention Centre.
Offering a vibrant fusion of global collectible art toys from POP MART and homegrown retailer, ActionCity, this event marks a significant milestone for POP MART, being their inaugural showcase outside of China. Collectors and enthusiasts alike are in for a treat as they delve into the imaginative world of designer toys, alongside acclaimed artists and designers from across the region.
Justin Moon, President of POP MART International, warmly welcomed dedicated fans who queued since 9am at the venue opening yesterday. He expressed, “Under the theme ‘Back to Play in the Garden City,’ this event opens the doors for fans to meet the imaginative minds behind their iconic favourites, immersing themselves in the captivating world of trendy toys. As you rediscover the joy of play, the allure of exploration beckons. Be ready to unveil an assortment of exclusive collectibles, curated exclusively for this occasion, heightening the thrill of an already exceptional experience.”
Accompanying Justin on the opening day were renowned POP MART artists Kenny Wong, Ayan Deng, and Lang, alongside international talents Jon-Paul Kaiser, Simone Legno, and Punk Drunkers. Local artists such as Daniel Yu, Lesdoublewood, Jeremy Tanavit, and Yang also graced the event.
Yang, a cancer survivor who channels her energy into art, expressed her excitement about being part of the inaugural Singapore edition of PTS. She collaborated with artists from Thailand, the Philippines, and Singapore for a custom show, featuring her original character, Ooja.
The event promises a rich line-up of artists, sharing their creative journeys and inspirations. The Women Artists in Art Toys panel discussion will spotlight the exceptional artistry of women in the industry, featuring panelists Erika Tay, Klaris, Sarah Isabel Tan, Steffi, and Yang.
Attendees will have the privilege of witnessing the exclusive unveiling of 𝗠𝗘𝗚𝗔 α 𝗦𝗞𝗨𝗟𝗟𝗣𝗔𝗡𝗗𝗔 𝟭𝟬𝟬𝟬% 𝗖𝗟𝗢𝗧 on the second day at 2.15pm, with three lucky VIP ticket holders gaining the opportunity to pre-order this masterpiece.
Live art demonstrations will be a highlight, featuring Jon-Paul Kaiser, Simone Legno, and Hariken on Day 1, 2, and 3 respectively.
Lucky fans will also have the chance to get autographs from POP MART artists including Kenny Wong, Ayan Deng, PUCKY, SKULLPANDA, Lang, and Agee & Yep.
HeyCiao, a popular toy brand from China, will introduce new characters like Cimmy, Diu Diu, and The SLLO to the Singapore audience. Hong Kong’s One Little Planet will offer limited-edition figures and live art demonstrations featuring Poh, Bobray, and Don Don.
The event promises a whirlwind of announcements, from exclusive collaborations to limited edition figures, providing show-goers an unparalleled immersion into the world of collectible art toys.
Activities Not to Miss at the POP TOY SHOW:
- Stand a chance to win air tickets to POP TOY SHOW Shanghai by participating in the event survey at the 4 XP zones.
- Complete missions and redeem gifts with the stamp card journey.
- Spend, spin, and win prizes with every $50 spent in a single receipt at selected booths.
Tickets are available at the venue, ranging from 1-day to 3-day tickets, and Group Tickets for 4 pax. VIP tickets are already sold out. For more information, visit the official website or purchase tickets at POP MART and ActionCity stores island-wide.