The Force was strong at Orchard Road, as eager Star Wars fans from Singapore and around the region, stood in queues from as early as 5pm yesterday, to be among the first in the world to get their hands on merchandise from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Last Jedi at Star Wars Force Friday II at ION Station, Basement 4 of ION Orchard – a highlight of Star Wars: Experience the Force Singapore festival.
This epic 10-day festival, which began 1 September 2017, promises visitors a host of Star Wars pop-up experiences and installations, officially kicked off with Star Wars Force Friday II at the stroke of midnight. At launch, the festival also revealed new installations and an exciting contest for visitors to score tickets to the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Singapore later this year.
Star Wars: Experience the Force Singapore Festival is one of the initiatives supported under the three-year collaboration between Singapore Tourism Board and The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia. Beyond the Star Wars events this year, Disney fans can also look forward to more unique Marvel and Disney Animation/Disney Pixar activities that will be taking the spotlight in 2018 and 2019 respectively.