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Fantasy on Ice shows in Japan: 6/18-19 in Kanazawa & 7/2-3 in Fukuoka

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sylvia, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

    "Fantasy on Ice" will be held in 2 dates and locations in Japan this summer.

    June 18-19 in Kanazawa -- cast list: http://www.hk-event.jp/foi2011/01.html
    Cast includes: Arakawa, Ando, Murakami, Suzuki, Suguri, Imai, Joubert, Verner, Hanyu, Machida, Candeloro, Pechalat/Bourzat.

    July 2-3 in Fukuoka: http://www.kyodo-west.co.jp/fantasy_on_ice_2011/
    Cast: Ando, Oda, Candeloro, Arakawa, Lambiel, Weir, Verner, Hanyu, Suzuki, Suguri, Imai, Nanri, Nakinawa, and Volosozhar/Trankov.
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2011
  2. midori

    midori Well-Known Member

    Sep 3-4 in Niigata
    No cast has been announced yet but pre-sale has started.
  3. luCN

    luCN New Member

    last year all the Fantasy on Ice show had no broadcast...

    Can we see any vidoes this year?
  4. midori

    midori Well-Known Member

    I have heard that this year there will be some broadcast in late July, but only in Hokuriku region.
  5. YukiNieve

    YukiNieve Well-Known Member

    Heard that Yuzuru Hanyu skated his new free program,
    and Miki Ando skated her new exhibition program.
  6. midori

    midori Well-Known Member

    Also Akiko and Tatsuki skated their new gala programs.

    Akiko's was Burlesque Medley (You Haven't Seen the Last of Me, and Show Me How You Burlesque)
    Tatsuki: Don't Stop Me Now.

    Miki: female English vocal version of "Sen-no kaze ni natte"
    Hanyu: (Sorry I do not know the name of the music)

    Most part of the group numbers and some acrobat programs are the same ones from the last year. The finale looks strange. The last year it was very cool, then this year they do the same moves to a different song with a different rhythm, so it just misses beat.
  7. Akira Andrea

    Akira Andrea Well-Known Member

    Miki Ando skated to new exhibition program "I Am A Thousand Winds" sung by Hayley Westenra.

    "I Am A Thousand Winds" is the original English lyric of the lyrics of Japanese Song "Sen no Kaze ni Natte"

    Kanako Murakami skated to new exhibition program, "Amarti Si".

    Yuzuru Hanyu seems to have skated to new FS program, "Romeo and Juliet".
    Romeo and Juliet I'm kissing you

    Mercutio's Death Romeo and Juliet Soundtrack 1996
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2011
  8. Akira Andrea

    Akira Andrea Well-Known Member

  9. Eris

    Eris New Member

    Did anybody remember what Pechalat-Bourzat skated? George of the Jungle again?
  10. Akira Andrea

    Akira Andrea Well-Known Member

    According to some reports...
    At the part I:
    They seems to have skated to her vocal, "Once again", collaborating with Mai Kuraki.
    Reference: "Mo Ichido" or "Once Again" by Mai Kuraki

    At the part II:
    They seems to have skated to not "George of the Jungle" but "Chaplin Medley".
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2011
  11. midori

    midori Well-Known Member

    I attended the second show today and there will one more tomorrow.

    Lambiel skated to the Rachmaninov and Bring Me to Life. Just exquisite. He keeps getting polished, doesn't he.

    Johnny skated to something he mixed by himself, and Bad Romance. The first one was... mixed with his famous old programs plus broadcast commentaries. They are from many countries, but you hear a lot of Scott Hamilton screaming with joy. The second one's costume was most interesting. It's like a unitard of black fishnet, with lots of Swarovskis. He looks happy in it and I love it. BTW it's Johnny's birthday and he must be having a birthday party with his fans today.

    Shizuka performed a new program. I do not remember the music but it was beautiful.

    Kensuke Nakaniwa is going to be a coach and will not be performing after this show. The tomorrow show will be the last performance :(.

    Nanri did great.

    Haruka skated to her new SP.

    Miki skated to Black Swan. There is something special about this program. In the opening she was smiling like a happiest day of her life. Love her smile, it's radiating.

    M/T skated to the Super-Mario program in addition to the one they skated in Kanazawa.

    Chesnas (aerial) were not in the list of the cast but they were here. None of them fell today. (He jumped down during the last show in Kanazawa, because of some machine trouble, reportedly.)

    The number of the big flowers for skaters (mostly from fans) in the lobby was biggest I have ever seen, and the qualities of them are amazing. I like when they put them in the lobby. (When they put them in the backyard we cannot watch and enjoy.)

    The rest was mostly the same (program wise) from Kanazawa show IIRC.
  12. Jaana

    Jaana Well-Known Member

    I wonder why this very clip was prevented to be watched in Finland? Who does do the preventing? The rest I was able to watch....
  13. Akira Andrea

    Akira Andrea Well-Known Member

    I'm sorry. It was my intention that it tells only the name of music.
    As for "Fantasy on Ice 2011 in Kanazawa", it has not been broadcasted yet.
    But I think that I would like to show you it because Yuzuru Hanyu skated to "Romeo +Juliet" in "Dreams on Ice 2011"

    Yuzuru Hanyu: "Romeo +Juliet" in Dreams on Ice 2011
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2011
  14. luCN

    luCN New Member

    thank you midori~
    Do you know if the Fukuoka will broadcast on TV like the Kanazawa one?
    about Johnny's "mix" programs,which programs does it contain?how long is it?no new things just old pieces?
    what did Candeloro skate?
    and what about the audience's reaction?who got the loudest ovation?
  15. lily

    lily Active Member

    Greatest thanks for the report midori!:D
    Wanted to ask same questions as luCN - what did Candeloro skate? What about the audience's reaction? Who got the loudest ovation? And more - what did Volosozhar-Trankov skate?
  16. Eris

    Eris New Member

    Will Kanazawa show be broadcasted?! :cheer2:
  17. luCN

    luCN New Member

    someone said the Kanazawa show may broadcast on local TV on July 24th,but I can't remember where I saw it...

    today is the final show right?then,are there a QUAD festival as other shows in Japan?

    and fans bought big flower cluster for the stars,it look like a flower battle in the lobby,any pictures or results?

    btw,I found there is a brand new Lambiel photo book sell there,anyone bought that?can anyone share some informations about that?
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2011
  18. midori

    midori Well-Known Member

    Haruka skated to her new gala program today. It was very cute. Fumie did a new program, perhaps SP.

    I do not think there will be broadcast of Fukuoka show, because I did not see cameras for broadcasting.

    The only first half of the program was the mix of old programs voice-overed of commentaries. Criticizing ones first then to praising ones. (and I was wrong in the previous report; you hear Scott screaming for joy only once. )
    Which programs... I am not good at telling musics, but I noticed there were Otonal, the Swan, and Poker Face. There must have been some more.
    Then the latter part of the program sounds like a French song.

    Oh the program was this, but in a new costume:

    The new costume is really worth checking it out. When he spins or jumps, it looks like a mirror ball. I wish there were some pictures :(

    D'Artagan and Maybe I, Maybe You.

    That's a difficult question. Stephane, Phillip, Johnny, all got huge standing ovations, and so did many other skaters.

    Super Mario, and another program I do not recognize. The latter was in white costumes with some dance lifts.
    ETA: I just remembered: it was My Heart Will Go On in a different language.

    This page (the singers official site) says the same: http://www.mai-kuraki.com/media/index.html

    Usually it is not a case in Fantasy on Ice, but today Yuzuru and Stephane attempted the quad and both landed clean one (out of two attempts each).

    Then Candeloro, Akiko and another girl (I did not see who it was) did one of his trademark moves together, the step with jumping on both feet.

    I did not get my copy yet but browsed for a few seconds. The pictures look great, and there are also decent amount of text.
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2011
  19. Jaana

    Jaana Well-Known Member

    Thanks so much, that was beautiful!!! Hanyu has so much feeling in his skating and the music is perfect for him.
  20. luCN

    luCN New Member

    Thank you so much midori!!!

    pity the Fukuoka show won't broadcast :(

    btw,do you go to the fan party after the show?
    I search some japanese site but can't understand completely,sounds like all the foreign guest attend the party,Lambiel wear Trankov's Romeo and Juliet costume while Trankov wear his Bring me to Life costume,Candeloro and lambiel do something,like lift?....hope we can know more about it,sounds intersting...
  21. midori

    midori Well-Known Member

    Some pictures are available on Akiko's blog:

    No, I did not. Just watching skaters talking on the stage from the floor with fellow 100 or more fans?? I mean, it must be really, really fun being there, but 120USD for that sounds a real rip-off to me. I would understand if the price was for fund-raising, but hell no.

    I would watch more skating if I afford one of those "fan parties" by CIC.
  22. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

  23. judiz

    judiz Well-Known Member

  24. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

  25. Akira Andrea

    Akira Andrea Well-Known Member

    In “Fantasy on Ice 2011 in Kanazawa” broadcasted in July 24th by local TV station
    Miki Ando: “Sen-no Kaze-ni natte” or “A Thousand Winds” English Version by Hayley Westenra.
    Shizuka Arakawa: “Anata-ga iru-kara” or “As You are Here” in collaboration with Mai Kuraki.
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2011
  26. robinhood

    robinhood Active Member

    me luurving shizuka!:swoon: though the program is nothing to gasp about. Could watch her glide all day:)
  27. NONKO

    NONKO Active Member

  28. midori

    midori Well-Known Member

    The first show in Niigata has just finished.

    Lambiel skated to Don't Stop the Music and the Rachmaninov program.
    In the first act the DSTM program was not perfect but he was wonderful in the second act.

    Tatsuki Machida skated to his new FP, choreographed by Lambiel(!) People say he looked just like Stephane in the program, but I did not see that.

    Jeremy Abbott skated his flamenco program right after Antonio Najarro's dancers, and before Yuka Sato :)

    Akiko Suzuki skated her new SP and I loved it!!

    Johnny Weir skated to the Gaga program in the mirror-ballish costume. The other program was something I do not recognize. Boy he's popular!

    There are two more shows, tonight and tomorrow.
  29. luCN

    luCN New Member

    Thank you,midori.

    I think Johnny skate the "mix" number,which contain many his old program pieces~

    What about Liza and Gachinsky's pro?they worked with Lambiel too.