Tamiya fans in the Philippines are in for a treat! Home to the great wall of Tamiya cars, a sweet racetrack, and modifying stations, The BrickYard will celebrate its grand (re)opening on June 3, 2018 at the 3rd floor of Glorietta 2, Makati.
BrickYard: Ready To Race?
Tamiya President and Chairman, Mr. Shunsaku Tamiya will be present at the event to meet fans and to see how well the Tamiya brand has grown in the Philippines. Tamiya himself visited the country many times in the past, as manufacturers produce majority of Tamiya kits in their plant in Cebu. Every now and then, Mr. Tamiya also drops by at Lil’s Hobby Center, the official distributor of Tamiya in the Philippines. This time, however, the purpose of his visit to the BrickYard is to meet and greet the lively Mini4WD, Model Kit, and RC fans in the country. He will be signing model kits and taking photos with fans of the Tamiya brand.
The BrickYard opened as a pop-up store in the last quarter of 2017 at Glorietta 5. During that run, the Filipino’s love for Mini4WD was brought into the spotlight once again. But the new destination for Mini4WD fans had to temporarily close as they moved to their permanent home at Glorietta 2, right beside Lil’s Hobby Center where racers and builders can get more kits and parts.
“As a fan of Tamiya kits myself, I wanted a place where builders and racers could hang out and play,” said Ferdie Kahn, owner of the BrickYard. “More than that though, I wanted the BrickYard to be a place where we can introduce the hobby to more people, whether they be kids or kids-at-heart,” he continued.
To know more about the BrickYard, visit BrickYardLHC on Facebook or join in on the conversation with the hashtag #BrickYardGO.