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Annual Spring Beer Festival at Keyaki Hiroba | SAITAMA CITY

Image from the official Facebook page

At the Keyaki Hiroba in Saitama Super Arena.  From Wednesday the 17th through to Sunday the 21st.

Times: from 4 to 9 pm on Wednesday the 17th, 11 am to 9 pm on Thursday to Saturday the 18th to 20th, and from 11am to 8pm on Sunday the 21st.

It is free to enter, but you have to pay for the beer!  There will be  a number of free music and dance performances held over the weekend, so bring your leisure sheet. They usually have attractions and activities for children too. Food is also available to purchase.  For more free events in the Saitama Super Arena see here.

Christmas Concerts @ Keyaki Hiroba Saitama Shintoshin | SAITAMA





This year’s Christmas Concerts in Keyaki Hiroba at Saitama Shintoshin will be held on: December 17th, 18th, 23rd, 24th and 25th.  Friede, Hiro’s mass choir and Rie & Rumi Gospel Choir will be among the performers. There will also be other events held on those days.

Hours: 3.30 pm to 8 pm

Official URL: http://www.saitama-arena.co.jp/event/illumination2016/concert/

The Christmas concerts are part of the 2016/7 Sound and Lights Fantasy Winter Illumination at Keyaki Hiroba. You can find out more about the location and further details at:
Sounds and Light Fantasy 2016/7 @ Keyaki Hiroba Saitama Shintoshin | SAITAMA CITY

There is also a Christmas Market being held, more detail of that here:
Christmas Market @ Keyaki Hiroba Saitama Shintoshin | SAITAMA


For more fun and interesting things to do in Saitama, please click on “all events” to be taken to a calendar of events for Saitama. You can find some really uniqueonly in Japan” events coming up in Saitama.  Most of the content I provide is translated from official websites that have no English page. My only aim is to help non-Japanese speaking foreigners living in Saitama (and those commutable from Saitama in places such as Tokyo and Gunma) get the most out of all the great things Saitama has to offer.

Sounds and Light Fantasy 2016/7 @ Keyaki Hiroba Saitama Shintoshin | SAITAMA CITY

Saitama Shintoshin’s Keyaki Hiroba’s annual winter illumination will start on November 5th this year and will run until Valentine’s Day 2017. This year the theme is sound and light and 200,000 lights are being used, the illumination will be set to music. (Image from the official site, linked below).
Generally the illumination will be on from 5 pm, but on the 5th of November they will have their “switch on” event at 5.45 pm.




Place: The area of keyabi hiroba which is between Saitama Shintoshin and Saitama super arena
Hours: 5 pm to midnight
Price: Free
Parking: 400 yen for the 1st hour, 200 yen for each subsequent half hour
Address: 2-27 Kamiochiai, Chuo Ward, Saitama City 338-0001
URL: http://www.saitama-arena.co.jp/schedule/2016/11/
Phone: 048-600-0070
Access: 2 minute walk from JR Saitama shintoshin Station, about a 7 minute walk from JR Kitayono Station

Christmas Concerts in the Greater Tokyo Area

There are a number of special events being held in the Greater Tokyo Area to celebrate Christmas. Among them, you can find some choir group performances and Christmas concerts. Below is a selection of some of the Christmas choir and concerts available this year.

TOKYO

ROYAL PARK HOTEL

From the 19th of December the luxury 5 star hotel in Nihonbashi give us their Christmas present; a week of FREE Christmas concerts for guests and the general public to enjoy. Twice a day they have a public performance, one at 1.30pm and one at 5pm.  Each day is a different concert including the Marunouchi Choir on the 19th,  Wagner Society female choir on the 20th, the Tokyo Bell Orchestra handbell performance on the 21st, St Paul’s Glee Club  on the 22nd and the Japan Women’s University Choir on the 23rd. More information on their Christmas events on their website in Japanese: http://www.rph.co.jp/information/christmas2015.html

IMPERIAL HOTEL

The 125 year old hotel located near Hibiya Station offers a variety of Christmas events, some of them open to the general public. Among the many events organised for the month of December is the Tokyo FM Boys Choir performance on December 23rd in the hotel lobby from 3 to 3.30pm. This is a one of the events that is open to the general public. It is also free. More information in Japanese on their official webpage for the event: http://www.imperialhotel-plaza.jp/wp/archives/2847/

From the official website for the Imperial Hotel event.

ROPPONGI HILLS

The annual Roppongi Hills FREE Christmas concert is being held from December 23rd to 25th. On December 23rd are KRAJA, a Swedish choir group, and LITTLE CAROL, a Japanese choir group are preforming. On the 24th and 25th there will be two performances by KRAJA.Information in English:
クリスマスコンサート | ROPPONGI HILLS ARTELLIGENT CHRISTMAS 2015  Information in Japanese: http://www.roppongihills.com/press_release/pdf/151119.pdf

 六本木ヒルズ クリスマス2015特設サイト。このクリスマスは、忘れるのがむずかしい。

HOTEL NEW OTANI

On December 23rd the hotel will host two charity concerts of Christmas carols in the Atrium Chapel. The first performance is at 5pm and the 2nd is at 7pm. Both last 40 minutes. Information on their official website in Japanese: http://www.newotani.co.jp/tokyo/xmas/events/05_charity.html  The Hotel New Otani also has other Christmas events  including a Santa house, on this blog: http://insaitama.com/santa-claus-house-hotel-new-otani/

MEGAWEB

Marunouchi Symphony orchestra will perform a live FREE Christmas Concert at Megaweb on the afternoon of December 23rd. You can already enjoy Christmas illumination at Megaweb. More information will be available about the full orchestra performance on their website soon. http://www.megaweb.gr.jp/

MIDTOWN CHRISTMAS LIVE

Starting next weekend, November 28th, each weekend leading up to Christmas, there will be a live Christmas concert of classical music held at the Galleria. Each weekend day there will be 3 performances, lasting 30 minutes, between 3pm and 8pm.  More information is available in English here: http://www.tokyo-midtown.com/en/events_news/detail.php?id=632. The Japanese page is http://www.tokyo-midtown.com/jp/xmas/2015/event/live.html

SAITAMA

Christmas Concert in Keyaki Hiroba

On December 19th, 20th, 23rd, 24th and 25th  there are FREE Christmas concerts scheduled from 4pm to 8.30pm in Saitama Shintoshin. The concerts will include gospel choirs, a capella groups, Jazz and other types of music. You can enjoy the magical backdrop of wonderful winter illumination too. The website is in Japanese only: http://www.stib.jp/saitamae/data/index.php?id=10192465

If you have any Christmas concerts you would like to see added to the list, please do not hesitate to comment below.

For a fully comprehensive list of concerts that require advance booking, please see: http://savvytokyo.com/15-festive-christmas-concerts-in-tokyo-this-season/

 

Thank you.

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Blue lights symphony at Keyaki Hiroba

Blue light symphony
Blue lights Symphony, Winter Illumination at Keyaki Hiroba, Saitama Shintoshin

There will also be winter concerts run the week of Christmas in conjunction with this event, please keep an eye on this blog for more information.

Dates: November 2013 to February 14th 2014
Hours: 17.00 – 24.00
Place: The area of keyabi hiroba which is between Saitama Shintoshin and Saitama super arena
Price: Free
Parking: 400 yen for the 1st hour, 200 yen for each subsequent half hour
Address: 2-27 Kamiochiai, Chuo Ward, Saitama City 338-0001
Phone: 048-600-0070
Access: 2 minute walk from JR Saitama shintoshin Station, about a 7 minute walk from JR Kitayono Station