Kodai Hasu no Sato Illumination

Kodai Hasu no Sato Illumination – Gyoda City, Kodai Hasu no Sato “ancient lotus pond”, is best known for its paddy art which you can view from an observational tower. It really is a sight to behold. The rice paddy art attracts visitors in the Autumn and in winter it isRead More →

The story of the forest and the lights Shinrin Park Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park Namegawa

The Story of the Forest and Lights is the name of the middle of three light up events at Shinrin park every year. Shinrin Park, also called Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park, was the very first National Government Park in all of Japan. It is located in Namegawa Town inRead More →

Keyaki Hiroba Illumination 2017

Keyaki Hiroba Illumination – Saitama Shintoshin’s Keyaki Hiroba’s annual winter illumination will start on November 9th 2019 and will run until Valentine’s Day 2020. The lighting ceremony will be on November 9th from 6 pm with guest star Mr Wada from the Triceratops. This year the theme is similar toRead More →

Tranquil night illumination Heisei no mori

Tranquil night illumination in remote location – With such a variety of night illumination in Saitama, most people have access to a display within commutable distance. If you are feeling adventurous and / or want to travel a little further, or maybe choose a display on its merits, it takesRead More →

This Friday the winter illumination will be turned on in Sun City Koshigaya. For the turn on event, there is a gospel choir performing from 4.50pm to 5.20pm. The website is not showing the information, but the REJOIN Gospel Choir have some information on their Japanese language blog: https://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/rejoin2006/MYBLOG/yblog.html FromRead More →

Winter Illumination Tobu Zoo Every year Tobu Zoo puts on a fantastic night illumination show for the winter months. This year, 2015, it starts on the 31st of October and will run until the 14th of February. The park uses smoke, light and music to add to the ambience ofRead More →

Seibu Amusement Park Winter Illumination – This year Seibu Yuuenchi is in the top four largest winter illuminations list for the Greater Tokyo area.  Around 3,000,000 lights are used for this year’s ensemble, even the merry-go-round is lit up with 12 different colours. The illumination display opened just yesterday in theRead More →