The third edition of A-Pop Castle took place from February 1 to 4, 2016 in the Finnish winter wonderland of Lapland. It was attended by a total of 25 professionals from Japan, Korea and Taiwan.
The group included artists, songwriters, record labels A&R workers, music publishers and managers. There were also two dozen songwriters, producers and publishers from Finland, who were selected based on their applications.
”The whole experience of being able to work with inspiring, talented, good hearted Finnish producers was life-changing. I felt like this is what I love to do”, praised Sony Music Japan’s Mayu Wakisaka.