MEDIA ALERT: Opening Night of “Kabuki Lion: The Adventures of the Mythical Lion” in Las Vegas, Presented by Panasonic

“Kabuki Lion: The Adventures of the Mythical Lion,” produced by Shochiku Co., Ltd. at the David Copperfield Theater at the MGM Grand Hotel, is the centerpiece of Las Vegas’s first Japan Kabuki Festival from May 3 – 7. The international cultural and arts-themed festival will showcase prototype and advanced technologies that Panasonic will employ in the entertainment solutions it is planning for its B2B customers in the sports and entertainment world. 
WHO: Panasonic Corporation
WHEN: Tuesday, May 3, 8pm Pacific Daylight Time (Opening Night)
WHAT: In addition to its high performance projectors and projection-mapping technologies, Panasonic will showcase entertainment solutions for sports and entertainment events, including a 3D Scanning Booth where guests can see animation of themselves as a Kabuki actor, a robot waiter that will deliver drinks to guests, as well as other related technology solutions.   
WHERE: David Copperfield Theater at MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas
•    Robot waiter serving drinks
•    Kabuki theater with unique projection mapping
•    3D Scanning Booth equipped with 54 Panasonic Lumix digital cameras 
(See how 3D Scanning Booth turns participant into Kabuki actor:
Interviews with Panasonic tech experts available on request; video footage will also be available.
Contact:  Weld Royal, 201.210.9138,; or Lauren Eggum, 201.392.6523 ,
About Panasonic Corporation 
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