Naked Inc Projective mapping and illumination event Naked Night Walk in Chichibu with a Night Illumination train

NAKED Night Walk and Night Illumination Train, Chichibu, Winter 2023. Renowned for their digital art, Naked Inc needs little introduction for those in Japan. In the winter of 2023, they are creating, as they say, “a new winter festival” in Chichibu, the festival district of Saitama Prefecture. Chichibu is madeRead More →

Cover photo for a post with 20 places you can see illumination in Saitama Prefecture in the winter of 2023

Twenty places for night illumination in Saitama Prefecture in the winter of 2023. Page 1 of 2 The public Christmas lights have been taken down in the vast majority of places in Japan as people look to the New Year festivities and celebrations. However, there are more winter illumination thanRead More →

Higashimatsuyama Illumination Land of Dreams

The “Land of Dreams, Season 2”, is the sixth annual Higashimatsuyama illumination display. It is not particularly big, but it is particularly photogenic, as it is made up of several photo spots. Furthermore, it is not just in one location, but a total of four parks around Higashimatsuyama. This postRead More →

2023 information for the Misotsuchi Icicles at Otaki Ice Festival

The Otaki Ice festival, illuminated Misotsuchi Icicles in 2023 – One of the most famous, and beautiful, winter scenes of Saitama is at the Otaki Ice Festival. Located in the former Otaki village (now part of Chichibu city) in the Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park. The Misotsuchi Icicles are the only naturallyRead More →

Cover photo for Toda Illumi Illumination event

The Toda City Illumination event “Toda Illumi” is relatively new, it only started in 2019. (There are also other illumination events in Toda City which have been around for longer). The city aim to make illumination synonymous with winter in Toda. According to Toda City, this year’s winter illumination willRead More →