Fukuoka Now proudly presents our third annual “Gaikokujin Star Tanjo” event (formerly “Gaijin Idol”)
Join the show and party on Nov. 25 as finalists perform before a panel of celebrity judges! Enjoy the contest, drinks, DJs, dancers, and delicious food in Fukuoka’s prestigious JR Kyushu Hall. If last year is anything to go by, this will be the most entertaining international event of the year in Fukuoka, so don’t miss it!
Main Event- Live Talent Contest!
Watch eight international acts give the performance of their lives on stage! Who will be crowned Kyushu’s most talented foreigner and win the ¥100,000 cash prize? Cheer on your favorite! NOTE: Applications closed.
Special Guest – Mori-J（森 弘一郎）
Dance performance by world famous Denmark based “robot dancer”. Originally from Fukuoka, Mori-J is based in Europe and appears in videos for Levis, MTV, Ford and more!
• Sensational acrobatics with Samurai Ballers
• Live African drumming with Mamafriqa
• Club beats by Das Funkt (DJ) …guest DJs and dancers too!
JR Kyushu Hall
After last year’s success, the third Gaikokujin Star Tanjo event will be again held inside the prestigious JR Kyushu Hall located directly above Hakata Station. There will be food and drink stalls, DJs, a dance floor and an expansive lounge seating area.
Gaikokujin Star Tanjo 2012 外国人スター誕生2012
JR Kyushu Hall 9F Hakata Station
11/25 (Sun.) 19:00~23:00 (Star Tanjo 20:30 start)
JR Kyushu Hall
Door: ¥1,500 FREE glass of sparkling wine for the first 200 to buy a ticket at the door! Arrive early!
✸SPECIAL! Advance: ¥1,000 at JR Hakata Station General Information counter 1F (08:00~21:00 Nov.1 until Nov. 24)
It’s the party of the year with nearly 1,000 expected! Don’t miss your chance to mingle amongst Fukuoka’s international community and meet new people.
This year’s finalists are…
Here’s our final line-up of performers for Gaikokujin Star Tanjo 2012:
• DJ J.P. GUNNz read bio
• Eric Nicholas read bio
• Shawntae Olivia Stephens read bio
• Qi Tianyu read bio
• Keith Harrison Lauher read bio
• Kakure Pony read bio
• Jaye Lowe read bio
• Hannah Conklin! read bio
Who will be crowned this year’s most talented foreign act in Kyushu? Cheer them on!
Click here to read their full bios and find out more!
Watch a video from last year’s event:
Watch this KBC-TV report from last year’s event: