Yomiurikand Jewellumination® — Jewel-colored world of Greek mythology
Illumination that brightens Japan in winter. You can enjoy illumination in various places without leaving Tokyo.
(Popular Illumination Events in Tokyo for 2019: http://att-japan.net/en/archives/8083)
Here, we would like to introduce you to “Yomiuriland Jewellumination® –Jewelry Olympus–.” This illumination will be held from October 24, 2019 to May 6, 2020, not just during the winter season.
For the 10th anniversary, the world of Greek mythology was featured this year. Choosing “Jewelry Olympus” as its theme, they have made 12 new magical areas using 6.5 million light bulbs. They present us with the greatest illumination ever.
©MOTOKO ISHII LIGHTING DESIGN
Motoko Ishii is the producer who has worked on this illumination. She is famous in the world for designing lights and as a pioneer of various areas of lights: city lights, light objects and light performances.
A mountain of lights featuring the palace of Zeus, the supreme deity in Greek mythology’s “Olympus Summit”
Cherry blossom trees (Hermes Promenade)
Lanlan Square (Jewelry Scallop)
Moreover, “La Fountain,” a collaboration show of fireworks and magnificent fountains, will be held every Saturday from December 14 (Sat), 2019 to February 15 (Sat), 2020 as a special event for the 10th anniversary.
Collaboration show of fireworks and fountains
Fountain show “La Fountain” is one of the famous and popular events of jewellumination. It is a spectacular fountain show using a great ring fountian consisting of 242 fountains with a 60m width and 15m height, fire, laser, and soap bubbles. You can enjoy the gorgeous fountain show that collaborates with about 800 fireworks launched into the night sky in time to the music (about for 10 minutes from 19:15).
Fountain show “La Fountain”
Saori Yoshida showed up at the lighting ceremony held on October 24, 2019. She is an ex-wrestler who won 16 times in a row in the world championships. Also, THE RAMPAGE from EXILE TRIBE, who sing the theme song of Jewellumination, “Move the World,” showed up too.
The lighting ceremony at “Yomiuriland Jewellumination®–Jewelry Olympus–”
THE RAMPAGE from EXILE TRIBE
“Yomiuriland Jewellumination®–Jewelry Olympus–”
Event dates: October 24 (Thu), 2019 — May 6 (Wed), 2020
Check their website for information such as closed and open dates, and fees: http://www.yomiuriland.com/jewellumination/
*The information herein is as of November 2019.
Related: Recommended Illuminations in Tokyo 2019