JAPAN 2018

Bringing the music we love, and sharing it with the world is part of our vision here at the VPOPS. We are delighted to announce our 3rd international tour, this time, to Tokyo, Japan. We'd like to acknowledge and thank the Tokyo Seraphic Orchestra (TSO), for hosting and partnering with the VPOPS to produce this exciting collaborative event. 

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WHERE: Suginami Koukaidou, Tokyo

WHEN: Sunday, August 5th 2018, 2-4pm

FEATURING: VANCOUVER POPS SYMPHONY AND CHOIR, in partnership with the TOKYO SERAPHIC ORCHESTRA

GUEST CONDUCTORS: Katsuto Yokoshima and Tom Kuo

MUSIC: Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, Lion King, and Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin

TRAVEL DATES: August 1 -8, 2018

COMBINED REHEARSALS:

3rd August 18:30-21:00 Rehearsal (All)
4th August 9:30-12:00 Rehearsal (Only Choir)
                  13:00-17:00 Rehearsal (All)
5th August 10:00-12:30 Soundcheck (All)
                   14:00-16:00 Concert

REGISTRATION FEE: $300/Performer

TRAVEL COSTS: Personal airfare, group accommodation and ground transport (Approx: $1950 CAD)

GUESTS: Members can bring family and friends along, and can opt to book the same travel packages we offer.

MINORS: Students who are under 18 will need to be accompanied by parents or guardians.

LARGE INSTRUMENTS: Rentals can be provided at cost

TOTAL SEATS AVAILABLE: 60

SEATS REMAINING: 12 for choir, 7 for orchestra

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and we hope many can join us on this amazing tour. To qualify, members must be registered for the Spring and Summer 2018 terms to qualify.

ITINERARY

Flight Departure: ANA YVR-HND Non-stop: August 1, 4:15pm-6:20pm (10h 5m)

Flight Return: ANA HND-YVR Non-stop: August 8, 9:50-2:45pm (8h 55m)

Hotel: APA Hotel Shinjuku Kabukicho Tower, 6 nights (Aug 2 - 7), 2 persons/room

Rehearsals and Concert: 

"Classic Space TOKYO" 2-23-5, Hyakunin-cho, Shinjuku-ku, TOKYO 169-0073, JAPAN
http://tsocs100.com/

3rd August 18:30-21:00 Rehearsal (All)
4th August 9:30-12:00 Rehearsal (Only Choir)
                  13:00-17:00 Rehearsal (All)
5th August 10:00-12:30 Soundcheck (All)
                   14:00-16:00 Concert

Dinner Reception to follow at 18:00 (All) Venue is "Warawara" Ogikubo Station West side exit.

1-16-16, Kamiogi, Suginami-Ku, Tokyo, 167-0043 https://www.hotpepper.jp/strJ000143382/smap/

Group activities, Sight-seeing (Optional with additional cost). August 4, 6-7:  Potential sights on the tour: Tsukiji Market, Meiji Jingu at Harajuku, Studio Ghibli, Shibuya, Boat tour with Oikonomiyaki, Akihabara, SkyTree, Hakone (Volcano/Lake gondola, see Mt Fuji). 

PRICE (subject to change and availability)

$300 per performer (registration fee)

$1950 per person for flight, hotel, and airport/hotel/concert hall shuttle: Returning on August 8.

$450 per person for hotel only (6 nights)

Please note that airport transfers are included in this price.

Also, when booking, please include your full name on your passport, country of issue, and date of birth. 

Please make travel payments via e-transfer to info@vancouverpops.com, or cheque/cash. Unfortunately we cannot accept credit cards for travel bookings.

All travel bookings are made with Dustin Tour and Travel INC. Tel: 604-707-0022. IATA#: 96502173 License #: 30611