Enjoy “A Magical Moment” at the ‘HIBIYA Magic Time Illumination 2021’ Event

12.October.2021 | SPOT

The ‘HIBIYA Magic Time Illumination 2021’ light event will be held in Tokyo Midtown Hibiya, as well as in related associations like Hibiya Area Management, Hibiya Chanter, Tokyo Midtown Hibiya, Hibiya Nakadoori, and Hibiya Chanter’s Area Management locations, between November 18 2021 and February 14 2022. The theme for this year’s illumination event is “A Magical Moment” that can be enjoyed from a distance. 

 

 

HIBIYA AREA ILLUMINATION

The ‘HIBIYA AREA ILLUMINATION’ transforms Hibiya into a sparkling Christmas scene every year. The trees surrounding the Hibiya area will be lit up in a gradient of colors to represent a new drawn, with the theme “may a wonderful tomorrow shine at the end of today.” Each tree is lit up in a different colour, creating the gradation effect.



 

Duration: November 18 2021 ~ February 14 2022 (scheduled)

Switched On Between: 17:00 ~ 23:00

Location: Hibiya Nakadoori / Tokyo Midtown Hibiya

 

 

HIBIYA WINTER SQUARE

The ‘HIBIYA WINTER SQUARE,’ installed at the Hibiya Step Plaza, has been designed to be viewed while maintaining distance from the other visitors, creating an all-new experience for the New Normal era.

Duration: November 18 ~ December 26 2021 (scheduled)

*The main staircase illuminations are scheduled to remain installed until February 14 2022.

Switched On Between: 17:00 ~ 23:00

Location: Tokyo Midtown Hibiya 1F, Hibiya Step Plaza

 

 

PARK VIEW WINTER GARDEN

The 6F Park View Garden overlooks Hibiya Park, Kyoko Gaien, and Hibiya Doori, making it the perfect seasonal evening viewing spot. For the first time, this year the lawn will be decorated with gradation colors to match the Hibiya Step Plaza, creating a gorgeous space that looks amazing in photos! Get away from the hustle and bustle of the streets and enjoy the Hibiya illuminations from above.

 

Duration: November 18 2021 ~ February 14 2022 (scheduled)

Switched On Between: 17:00 ~ 23:00

Location: Tokyo Midtown Hibiya 6F Park View Garden

 

 

Earth Christmas Tree

Artificial Art Tree

 

 

This year’s illuminations have been designed with Reduce, Reuse, Recycle in mind. The producers have made efforts to be sustainable while creating the Earth Christmas Tree and reduce waste by using LEDs that use 40% less power compared to regular bulbs, while the Artificial Art Tree can be reused year after year.

 

Enjoy a magical time this winter with the ‘HIBIYA Magic Time Illumination’ while maintaining a safe and considerate distance from the other guests!

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