[Giveaway] 2 pairs of tickets to catch Rakugo, a Japanese sit-down “stand-up” comedy!

Rakugo performer, Shinoharu Tatekawa

Stand a chance to win a pair of tickets to catch Rakugo, two pairs up for grabs!

Three Simple Steps to Win:
1. LIKE the Facebook post on this giveaway here
2. TAG a friend you’d like to go to the performance with
3. COMMENT and tell us the name of the Rakugo performer

Ends: 1PM, Friday, 9 Jan 2015
Remember to check Facebook by 6pm, Friday, 9 Jan to find out if you’ve won! We’ll need to hear from the winners to send you details on ticket collection. If not, we might have to re-allocate the tickets.

More about Rakugo
Rakugo, as performed by the seasoned Shinoharu Tatekawa, is a traditional Japanese sit-down comedy with as much laughter appeal as local stand-up comedian, Fakkah Fuzz. Despite dating back to the late 18th century, the comedic stories knows no bounds in inciting peals of laughter amongst an international audience in this day and age.

Shinoharu himself was so spell-bound by this art form the first time he watched it that he took off from his corporate job to pursue performing Rakugo!

Donning a kimono with a paper fan and a tiny handkerchief, Shinoharu entertains through animated story telling not simply as a narrator but through acting out the roles of each character with vivid expressions, all whilst kneeling on the stage. The characters can be diverse, ranging from being a zookeeper, a samurai, a teenager, and even a lion. Are you curious as to how he pulls this off? Read our review of last year’s performance and interview with Shinoharu here.

Experience this highly entertaining performance for yourself, get tickets at $25 for both the Japanese (12 Jan) and English (13 Jan) Rakugo shows on Peatix Peatix.

Terms & Conditions

This contest closes at 1pm Friday, Jan 9 2015. Two winners will be randomly selected by Peatix Inc. to win the stated prizes from all eligible entries received. Peatix Inc.’s decision is final and binding and no correspondence will be entertained. Each prize includes 1 pair of tickets to the performance “Shinoharu Rakugo: 5th Singapore Solo Tour 2015”. Winners will be notified by Peatix Asia Pte. Ltd. via Facebook and e-mail on Friday, Jan 9 2015 with instructions on how to redeem their prize. Prizes are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative. Duplicate entries will be disqualified. Peatix Inc. reserves the right to disqualify all entries that do not meet the rules and regulations of the contest. This includes entries submitted with invalid or incorrect information. Peatix Inc. reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to change these Terms and Conditions.

 

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Claire Ding

Claire Ding is the Community Manager at ticketing platform Peatix in Singapore. She runs a community event for organisers, Backstage Pass , where organisers connect with others and learn tips on event management. Quite the thrill-seeker, Claire’s gone skydiving, bungee jumping, and enjoys anything that puts her on edge (quite literally), it’s no wonder she’s in the business of events with never a dull moment!