December 05, 2014

One Million People's Candle Night in Osaka

This is an art event that is held every year in June and December, before
summer solstice and the winter solstice. Candle night is the event which
gives people to think their environment and the daily life and also to
spend the "quality time". At 6:00 pm., all the candles are lighted up at
once and the illumination of neighboring buildings turns off for two hours
until 8:00 p.m. The whole town is given a gentle atmosphere of warm orange
candle with simplicity.


December 04, 2014




kawase_jp at 06:30|Perlmalinkclip!周辺グルメガイド 

December 03, 2014

Light and Blossoms Pathway 2014 in Arashiyama, Kyoto

Light and Blossoms Pathway 2014 in Arashiyama, Kyoto

The early winter of Kyoto where a night walkway is illuminated with
"light" and "flower" with the Japanese style is a true symbol of winter of
Saga, Arashiyama region. The wonderful light of the mystical night journey
fascinates those who visit.

Six typess of lanterns are used such as Kyo yaki (Kyoto-style ceramic),
Kiyomizu ceramic, Kitayama Japanese cedar and Kyoto bamboo. From
Nakanoshima Park to Togetsu-kyo and Tenryu temple, whole area will be
illuminated dimly for about 5 kilometer, from the alley of bamboo forest
to small pathway of Nison-in. Some large flower arrangements worked by the
Iemoto (head of Kyoto Ikebana Association) are displayed on the pathway and
more magnificent night scene is made by those displays.

Illuminating Togetsukyo Bridge area, foothills and waterfront, a
magnificently beautiful natural night scene is rendered. Such fantastic
performance on the way of the bamboo forest which continues from
Nnomiya-jinjya Shrine to Okuchi Sanso Villa, all the visitors will be
fascinated by night illumination.

Temples, Shrines and culture facilities are not open to the public most of
the time but special admission is permitted during this event. Please come
to experience the nature, history and romantic night of Kyoto.

Date: Dec. 12, 2014 (Fri) - Dec. 21, 2014 (Sun)
Illumination Hours: 5:00pm - 8:30pm

December 02, 2014





December 01, 2014

Kobe Luminarie 2014

Kobe Luminarie, the annual festival of illumination in Kobe, becomes the
20th anniversary in this year which was first started in December, 1995 to
wish the reconstruction and revitalization of the city in order to memorize
disaster victims of Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake. Approximately 3.54
million people visited last year, 2013, and the art work of glorious light
attract people every year. The main theme for this year, 2014 is "Kobe,
City of Dreams and the Light" and it is an extraordinary light festival.

In former Foreign settlement area and Higashi-Yuenchi Park, the arch-shaped
corridor called "Galleria" and the wall-mounted lighting of "Spalliera" are
decorated with colorful lights.

The Former Foreign Settlement of Kobe and Higashi-Yuenchi Park.
Please look at the map of event.

Dec. 4, 2014 - Dec. 15, 2014

【Illumination Time】
Monday - Thursday: 18:00 - 21:30
Friday: 18:00 - 22:00
Saturday: 17:00 - 22:00
Sunday;: 17:00 - 21:30

*During the event, Illumination lights up everyday.

kawase_jp at 06:00|Perlmalinkclip!Kansai Area event 

November 30, 2014



【点灯場所】旧外国人居留地及び東遊園地 このイベント会場の地図を見る

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