Send money to Philippines for a chance to meet and greet celebrities!

Get a chance to be one of 100 lucky winners for a slot at the meet and greet session at our sponsored event on 16 – 17 Dec 2023. Simply send the equivalent of ¥25,000 or more from Japan to Philippines from 10 Nov – 5 Dec 2023.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Here’s how senders can join our draw1:


Send money from Japan to the Philippines.

From 10 Nov to 5 Dec 2023, send the equivalent of ¥25,000 or more through any of our available platforms in Japan (e.g. wu.com, Western Union mobile app, 7Bank, WU counter locations, Family Mart, City Express, or partners).


Increase chances of winning.

Each valid money transfer is equivalent to one qualified entry if the registration is successful. The random draw will be held on 11 Dec 2023. Good luck!

Meet and greet PH celebrities1 in Nagoya!

We hope to see you at the event on 16 – 17 Dec 2023.

Have questions? Check out our guide:

How many winners will there be?

There will be a total of 100 lucky winners for a slot at the meet-and-greet event with the present celebrities at the Western Union sponsored event on 16 – 17 December 2023 event in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

How will the winners be notified?

Winners will be contacted through their registered details.

How will the celebrity greeting session go?

There will be one (1) hour celebrity session per day, for a total of two (2) days. 50 participants will be assigned on either day, for a total of 100 participants.

Each slot per person lasts approximately one (1) minute. Individuals are to adhere to the event organizer’s guidelines. The meet-and-greet event is approximately one (1) hour long each day, on 16 and 17 December 2023.

How do we join?

Everyone who sends money from Japan to the Philippines via Western Union or its partners from 10 Nov to 5 Dec 2023 are automatically entered to the raffle. One (1) transaction is equivalent to one (1) raffle entry.

Can the receiver claim the money at any Western Union agent location in the Philippines?

Yes, find one nearby here.

In which banks can the receiver get the money?

They can receive Western Union money transfers directly via BDO, BPI, Land Bank, Metrobank, and more.

How about receiving through mobile wallets2?

Receivers can get the money via GCash, Maya, USSC, PeraHub, Cebuana app, Lazada Wallet, ShopeePay, GrabPay, and UnionBank.

What if the winner cannot be present at the event?

The winner will get the corresponding prize equivalent in the form of a Western Union branded merchandise that is readily available in inventory (e.g. t-shirt, hoodie, foldable umbrella, mugs) which will be mailed to their registered address in Japan.

I have other questions. How do I contact you?

Feel free to reach out to us through Western Union Japan customer service: +81 80 6343 9290 (nationwide).

¹ Limited stocks. Terms and Conditions apply.

² Funds will be paid to receiver’s mobile wallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may
apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service. See Mobile Form for Restrictions.

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