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HIBIYA AREA ILLUMINATION lights up and beckons the Christmas season to the Hibiya area at this time of the year. Lovingly wrapped in gradation colors that portray a new beginning with the wish “May a wonderful tomorrow shine”, to open up a fantastic atmosphere. Stroll among the changing colors from tree to tree.
The latest animated film from Disney,
HIBIYA WINTER SQUARE is a decorated winter square with seven Christmas trees and illuminations. This year, with a theme of “TOMORROW — a new beginning“, colorful trees based on gradation colors appear. A new illumination arrangement designed for the new normal era, where you can enjoy viewing the illuminations while maintaining an appropriate distance from others.
[Music] Illuminations can be viewed accompanied by background music from masterpiece movies and plays from various eras and countries. Listen out for the special music from the latest animated film from Disney, “Encanto” (at 10, 30, 50 min. of each hour).The latest animated film from Disney,
“Encanto” official website
Special illumination show“Coming Tomorrow“
Special illumination show programmed along with this year’s theme “TOMORROW — a new beginning“ are displayed every 20 minutes. These illuminations express the beauty of the sky from the dark of night to the morning light through vivid gradation colors. Light spreads out radially from the center of the Step Square to beyond its edges, reaching out like waves to the stairway and Hibiya-Nakadori St. Come and experience this fantastic show that’s unique to Hibiya.
|Starts from 17:00 (at 00, 20, 40 min. of each hour during the illumination time).
The last show starts at 22:40.
One of the commemorative pieces of stars flowing in AR
Read the QR code with your smartphone and place your smartphone camera over the main tree to activate the AR filter. The meteor with the morning star motif moves. Countless light glitters wrap around the tree accompanied by music. Enjoy shooting a fantastic image with the original AR filter and share it on social media.
|Period||Nov. 18 (Thu.) to Dec. 26 (Sun.) 2021|
|Location||Hibiya Step Square|
|Magic time hashtags||#hibiyamorningstar #ヒビヤモーニングスター|
Follow Tokyo Midtown Hibiya official Instagram account, (https://www.instagram.com/tokyomidtownhibiya/)
then share your photos with Magic time hashtags.
The Park View Garden on the 6th floor from where you can enjoy a night vista of Hibiya park, the outer gardens of the Imperial Palace, and Hibiya St., transforms into a wonderful night viewing spot for this special season only. Similar to the Hibiya Step Square, the lawn is decorated with gradation colors for the first time, creating a highly photogenic scene. Far removed from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, come and relax among the illuminations and beautiful nighttime views. This is definitely one of the most recommended spots at Tokyo Midtown Hibiya.
Christmas Tree:Earth Christmas Tree
The “Earth Christmas Tree” is an environment-friendly Christmas tree utilizing illuminations powered by plant energy. Without employing conventional power sources, the botanical energy released by living plants is harnessed as electricity. Planters are also made of wood from waste furniture and building materials to make effective use of forest resources.
|Installation period||Nov.18 (Thu.) to Dec.26 (Sun.)|
|Installation locations||Inside the Tokyo Midtown Hibiya buildings|
Hosted by Tokyo Midtown Hibiya
In cooperation with GREEN DISPLAY .Co.,Ltd.
Magic Time Illumination 2021 is
a sustainability-conscious project
- 1. Reduce
- ◆ LED lightsLED lights are used for all the decorative illuminations. Compared to incandescent bulbs, this reduces power consumption by approx. 40%.
- 2. Reuse
- ◆ Artificial treesAll the trees used for HIBIYA WINTER SQUARE in Hibiya Step Square are artificial trees and can be used repeatedly to minimize waste.◆ Reduce wasteTree boxes and planters at HIBIYA WINTER SQUARE are reusable, which reduces waste.
- 3. Recycle
- ◆ Recycled wood chipsChips made by crushing waste wood are placed at the base of the trees and also serve to conceal wiring.
Harmony With Nature
Based on the theme of "Harmony with Nature", authentic red and gold ornaments and original decorations of green and wood motifs create an outdoor Christmas ambiance that can only be experienced here. It combines with the two nostalgic elements of "a retro atmosphere that makes you feel warm and relaxed", and "classic Christmas scenery brought by nature".
From Dec. 5 (Sun.) to 26 (Sun.), a costume exhibition of the five Takarazuka Revue troupes is to be held. Splendid stage costumes of the Flower, Moon, Snow, Star and Cosmos troupes will be displayed. Enjoy the exhibition with panel photos. The sixth edition of the "Takarazuka Revue Performance Flyer & Stage Photo Collection — 20th Anniversary of Tokyo Takarazuka Theater Renewal" will also be held until December 30th (Thu.)!
Christmas illuminations at Imperial Hotel, Tokyo!
A red and gold Christmas tree decorates the inside of the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo while others are lit in blue to express gratitude to hardworking healthcare professionals.
|Period||Christmas trees: Nov. 23 (Tue. national holiday) to Dec. 25 (Sat.), 2021 Illuminations: Nov. 18 (Thu.), 2021 to Feb. 14 (Mon.), 2022.*tentative|
|Location||Imperial Hotel, Tokyo|
Hosted by Imperial Hotel, Ltd.
*Conceptual image *These Christmas illuminations utilize green electricity
about the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo Christmas illuminations.
Let's look for ornaments
in various places in Hibiya
Ornaments with the morning star motif that shines brightly are hidden in various places around the Hibiya area. Find the morning star which is the good luck symbol for each area.
|Period||Nov. 18 (Thu.) 2021
to Feb. 14 (Mon.) 2022
|Areas||Hibiya Naka-dori, Tokyo Midtown Hibiya, Hibiya Chanter, Imperial Hotel, Tokyo|
Click on the map below for illumination areas.Illumination map（961KB）