The first Vocaloid event in the Philippines – VOCA★FUSION! will be held on May 20, 2012 at SMX Convention Center Function Room 1, Pasay City.
VOCA★FUSION! is a fusion of different art forms combined into one, music, dance, crafts and visual arts. All of these in one through Vocaloid. Vocaloid is a technology that Japanese multinational corporation Yamaha developed in order to synthesize singing by just entering lyrics and a melody in to the computer and the software using this technology.
There will be performances from different local cover bands and singers like Error505, Raika, Asterysk*, Anibeat Rocks, Davao’s Yoru Sagara and many more. Various international performer are also invited – Min-chan of Indonesia, popular ensoushitemita-artist, Osamuraisan and popular Utaite & composer That.
Chosen vocaloid cosplayers will try to showcase their craft by showing off their Vocaloid themed costumes on the Cosplay Catwalk. International guest cosplayer Jesuke of Singapore is also invited to showcase his costume at the catwalk plus interview.
Other activities also include Fan Art Contest, Video Viewing Costest, Cosplay Photography Contest Vocaloid Singing Contest (Uta Gassen), Vocaloid Toy Displays, Dance Battle, Voice Acting Contest and the VocaPanel, a hiscussion on how Vocaloid works and all the technical and behind-the-scene aspects from guest speakers, local and international.
Event is organized by VocaFusion, a community organization that promotes VOCALOID and Yattemita (Nico Nico Douga) to the Filipino community, in partnership with CreatiVoices Production and SMX Convention Center. Tickets are worth Php 200 that is available on SM Tickets in all SM Cinema branches nationwide.