C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2018 Wins Singapore Tourism Awards 2019 for Best Leisure Event

Singapore, 10 May 2019 – C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2018 (C3AFA Singapore) has won the Best Leisure Event award at the Singapore Tourism Awards 2019, held on 9th May at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Singapore.

C3AFA Singapore has bested other nominees which included Singapore Zoo's “Rainforest Lumina”, Resorts World Sentosa's “Universal Studios Singapore – A Universal Christmas”, Chinatown Food Street's “The 50 Cents Fest”, and SPACElogics' “Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes”.

The Singapore Tourism Awards are hosted annually by the Singapore Tourism Board, to honour individuals and organizations for their exceptional achievements in delivering experience and enterprise excellence.

C3AFA Singapore has also been nominated in the Best Leisure Event category in 2017 and 2018.

Anime Festival Asia – which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2018, is the biggest Japanese Pop Culture event in the region. AFA has been held over 30 times in the past decade, for a total attendance of over 1.7 Million fans.

SOZO Managing Director and C3AFA Singapore Organizer Shawn Chin expresses his thanks to everyone who has supported the event, “We are deeply honoured for the Singapore Tourism Board to recognize C3AFA Singapore's achievements and contributions.”

“We would like to express our thanks to Team SOZO, our partners and supporters, and all the fans who have become part of the AFA journey. With this accolade, we're committed to raising the bar again end of this year at C3AFA Singapore 2019!” he also states.

C3AFA Singapore 2019 is scheduled to take place from 29th November to 1st December 2019 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.

C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2018 Key Organiser Profile

About Sozo Pte. Ltd. (sozo.sg)

Tapping on Japan's diverse wealth of entertainment content since the company was started in 2009, SOZO has positioned itself to be the 'bridge', connecting Japan to SE Asia - by showcasing quality concerts, engaging retail experiences and creating meaningful online engagement to audiences and businesses across South East Asia.

With a presence across SE Asia in Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok, Penang, Manila and Tokyo, SOZO is the owner and operator of ‘AFA - Anime Festival Asia’ brand internationally, as well as entertainment concert platforms such as ‘I Love Anisong’ and ‘JMF - Japan Music Festival’ Concert Event Series, which has consistently brought in top Japanese artists from Japan. SOZO also operates ‘WOW JAPAN’, SE Asia's #1 Japanese Pop Culture focused media network, covering 3 languages with a reach of over 3 Million across South East Asia.

SOZO is part of Sony Music Entertainment Japan.

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