Dongfang.com reporter Liu Hui reported on December 25: Japan's top skate brand event "Ice Fantasy Shanghai Station" conference was held in Shanghai this afternoon. The event will leave Japan for the first time, and will land in Shanghai Oriental Sports Center's "Sea Crown" stadium from May 30 to May 31, 2020.
"Fantasy on Ice" is one of the world's top figure skating performance brands and was founded in Japan in 2002. With "?? Japan, shining the world" as the positioning, and "the world's top skating lineup + well-known musicians" as the presentation method, "Ice Fantasy" has not only explored a relatively complete set of performance forms and business models, and has improved The popularity of figure skating in Japan has become the cradle for many figure skating players. Well-known Japanese skaters Asada, Daisuke Takahashi, Nobunaga Oda and others are regulars in the event.
"Will Hanyu tie the strings to participate in next year's Shanghai race?" Said the founder of the brand, CIC Chairman Masayuki Jiufu. "It's still in the season, so we haven't talked with athletes about the performance next year, but we will do our best Do your best to invite. "
However, in addition to maintaining the consistent figure skating world championship lineup, the competition decided to invite the famous Japanese singer Uesugi to sing the theme song "Until the End of the World" of the popular Japanese anime "Slam Dunk".
In recent years, as Chinese figure skaters have repeatedly achieved good results in international competitions, China's figure skating power has gradually emerged. After successfully hosting the world's top events such as the World Championships in skating and the World Cup in short-track, Shanghai's position as a major national winter sports city has gradually consolidated.
"Will the Chinese skaters be invited for this event?" Jin Bijiufu said, "China has great skaters, but it is still in the season and we will invite as much as possible."
The officially announced "Ice Fantasy Shanghai Station" will be the first stop of the world tour. The first round of pre-sale is expected to start in late January 2020.
At the press conference, the organizer of "Fantasy on Ice" also signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Oriental Sports Center, a subsidiary of Jiushi Sports. The two sides will work together to enhance the influence of figure skating in Asia.