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Festival of the Lights in OSAKA 2015 “A Museum of Light that Colors Osaka’s Nights”

Festival of the Lights in OSAKA 2015

   Featuring “OSAKA Hikari Renaissance 2015” and “Midosuji Illumination 2015” as core events, the Secretariat of the Festival of the Lights in Osaka Executive Committee is holding “Festival of the Lights in OSAKA 2015” with events led by the private sector in various parts of Osaka Prefecture until Sunday, January 17, 2016.
   A highlight will be the “Wall Tapestry Lighting Show” – a special program held at the venue of OSAKA Hikari Renaissance 2015. The Wall Tapestry Lighting Show, enjoying great popularity in the past, has been reproduced as a special show. The art work, lighting and music all come together, and displayed on the massive facade of the historic Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library, bringing excitement to the audience.
   In Midosuji Illumination 2015, the entire Midosuji Boulevard., the 4-kilometer stretch from Umeda to Namba, is illuminated!
 
OSAKA Hikari Renaissance 2015
Dates: Saturday, December 12 to Friday, December 25, 2015
Hours: 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
*The hours for some programs will be from 4:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Venue: Around the Osaka Municipal Office to Nakanoshima Park area
Preview lighting: Sunday, November 29 to Friday, December 11, 2015
5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Closing lighting: Saturday, December 26, 2015 to Sunday, January 17, 2016
5:00 p.m.to 11:00 p.m.
Note: Partial lighting only for the Preview and Closing lightings
 
Wall Tapestry Lighting Show
Venue: Central Venue of the OSAKA Hikari Renaissance 2015, in front of the Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Dates: Saturday, December 12 to Friday, December 25, 2015
Weekdays: 7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. (4 shows)
Saturdays, Sundays, and holiday: 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. (6 shows)
* Tickets are free.
* The show will be held rain or shine.
* The wait time may last 30 to 120 minutes depending on crowd levels.
 
Midosuji Illumination 2015
Dates: Sunday, November 29, 2015 to Sunday, January 17, 2016
Hours: About 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Venue: Midosuji Blvd. (Hanshinmae intersection to Namba Nishiguchi intersection)

 
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Contact : OSAKA Hikari Renaissance 2015 Creation of Attractive Town, Tourism Department, Tourism Division, Economic Strategy Bureau, Osaka City Government
Phone or E-mail +81-6‐6469‐5157
Contact : Midosuji Illumination 2015 Attractive Osaka Promotion Group, Attractive Osaka Promotion Division, Osaka Promotion Bureau, Department of Civic and Cultural Affairs, Osaka Prefectural Government
Phone or E-mail +81-6‐6210‐9304
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