The 5th Edition of Japan Expo Malaysia was finally launched on 18 August 2023! A colorful event that was officiated by a barrage of VIPs , Officials, Government and the Ambassador to launch this Biggest All Japan Event.
The ceremony was initiated by speeches from;
1. Ms. Yupharet Eakturapakal, President of G-Yu Creative, Representing Japan Expo Malaysia.;
2. Dato’ Joyce Yap, CEO of Pavilion Group
& Finally, H.E. Takahashi Katsuhiko, Ambassador of Japan to Malaysia
and joined on stage by
– Mr. Manoharan Periasamy – Senior Director, Covering Deputy Director General of Tourism Malaysia;
– Madam Takahashi, Spouse of His Excellency Ambassador Katsuhiko Takahashi
– Tomomi Kobayashi, Vice President, G-Yu Creative, Organizer of Japan Expo Malaysia
– Wong Wai Jo, Managing Director, Siam Connection, Co-Organizer of Japan Expo Malaysia
– Hunsa Eakturapakal, Director Siam Connection, Co-Organizer of Japan Expo Malaysia
For the Official Launch and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
The Support and endorsements didn’t stop there as a host of VIP’s joined in to grace the event;
• Mr Norihisa Tsukamoto, Director, Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur
• Ms. Mai Onozawa, Director, JETRO KL
• Ms. Kanami Yamamoto, Director, JNTO KL
• Mr. Daisuke Tanaka, Secretary General, JACTIM
• Mr. Masashi Shiraishi, President, Japan Club Kuala Lumpur
• Ms. Ng BoonSiew, Senior Marketing Manager, Oyoshi Greentea, Co-Sponsor of JEMY23
• Mr. Jeand Pua. CEO, Frame Motion Studio, Immersive partner of Japan Expo Malaysia
• Mr Emile Otte – Hotel Manager, Pavilion Hotel
• Mr Christopher Moore – General Manager (Representative of Le Meridien Petaling Jaya)
• Mr. Fabian Poh, Head of Partnership, UOB Malaysia
• Mr. Adul Chotinisakorn, The founder of YEN-D (Young Entrepreneur Network Development) of Thailand
• Naomichi Hanazono, Cultural Artist & Cultural performer
• Mitsume Takahashi, Artist & Illustrator
• Ms. Suan Ai, Pavilion KL
• Madam Victoria Jose – Spouse of Philippines Ambassador to Malaysia
• Mr. Thomas Ling.
• Mr. Nao Kawasaki.
• Mr. Worawan Worawil, Director of DITP Kuala Lumpur