Uhm, no… Shizen Orchestra is not a real orchestra but is an anime convention organized by Ateneo de Manila’s Touhou no Yuujin Organization.
11 AM – 8PM
Tickets @ 100/person
~Various bands will perform Japanese, Korean, and Chinese music
Japanese fashion designing contest~
~Participants will design an outfit on paper inspired by Japanese fashion. There will to two categories: Traditional and Contemporary Design. The entries will be submitted before the Music Festival and will be judged during the event itself. Festival guests will also have the opportunity to vote for their favorite designs.
Individual and Group Cosplay Competition~
Plushie (stuffed toy) designing contest~
~Participants will design plushie or stuffed toy costumes inspired by Japanese fashion.
~Participants are artists whose works are inspired by the anime and manga styles.
Maid and Butler cafe~
~Convention guests will be invited to dine at this café with servers dressed as maids and butlers. The theme of this booth is inspired by the Maid and Butler cafes present in Japan. Towards the end of the event, the maids and butlers will have a music and dance presentation.
Japanese Music Fashion Contest~
~Contestants will put together an outfit inspired by either Traditional or Modern Japanese music.
Food and Non-Food Concessionaires~
~Products of the concessionaires are sold to the guests.
UPDATE: The Ateneo Shizen Orchestra Anime Convention is rescheduled for April 25, 2009 and will be held at SMX Convention Center, Function Hall 4, SM Mall of Asia.