Matsuzakaya Ueno to hold “Happy Panda Week” to celebrate the naming of Ueno Zoo’s panda cub!

20.September.2017 | FOOD / SPOT

A name will soon be given to the panda cub recently born at Ueno Zoo. Before the name is announced, a commemorative naming event will be held at the Matsuzakaya Ueno store.

 

Kusudama & Sparkling Wine

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A kusudama will be raised to commemorate the naming of the panda cub and set the celebratory mood. Sparkling wine will also be served.

 

Commemorative Kakegami Wrapping Paper

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The food floor Hoppe Town will offer its products in special commemorative kakegami wrapping when you purchase bentos, sweets and other items.

 

The panda cub’s name will be displayed!

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The panda cub’s chosen name will be written on a panel on a big model of Sakura Panda, the official character of Daimaru and Matsuzakaya.

 

Panda food menu with lots of panda themed meals!

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There will be around 30 different panda themed meals to get your hands on. Available until September 26th.

Left Image (Sapporo Kaniya) – Panda Chirashi – ¥864

Right Image (Tagosaku) – Panda Bento – ¥648 (B1F)

 

Head on over to Matsuzakaya in Ueno to celebrate Happy Panda Week and the naming of the panda cub at Ueno Zoo!

 

◼︎Information

Happy Panda Week

Running: September 13, 2017 to September 26, 2017

Address: 3-29-5 Ueno, Taitō, Tokyo

Telephone: 03-3832-1111

 

Kusudama & Sparkling Wine Event

Running: On the day of the name announcement and following day.

(Subject to change depending on the timing of the announcement Please enquire for full details.)

Location: 1F North Entrance (100 people first-come, first-served)

 

Commemorative Kakegami Wrapping Paper

Running: After the name announcement. 3000 available.

 

Panda Cub Name Display

Running: After the name announcement. Available until September 26th.

Location: Middle of 2F at Sakura Panda Café (by Saryo Ginza Seigetsudo)

 

Homepage: http://www.matsuzakaya.co.jp/ueno/

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    ■Information

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    ■Information

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    ecute Omiya

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    Opening Hours: 8:00am-10:00pm (*Select shops not participating)

     

    ecute Tokyo

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    Opening Hours: 8:00am-10:00pm (*Select shops not participating)

     

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    ecute Website: https://www.ecute.jp

     

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    ■Information

    Adventure World

    Address: 2399 Katata, Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture

    Adventure World Official Website: http://www.aws-s.com/

     

     

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