The chocolate extravaganza that chocaholics dream of- the Salon du Chocolat is being held in Japan for the 12th time this year.
Luxury watch brand Patek Philippe will hold a special exhibit titled “Patek Philippe Exhibit- Timepieces in History” from Jan 17.
Fashion brand ViS of the JUN group teams up with bean sweets brand “feve” by patissier Hironobu Tsujiguchi for Valentine’s. The “feve meets ViS” sweets will go on sale from Jan 21.
In stores at Tokyo Midtown are stylish goods that boost the New Year spirits. Joining the family of “Tokyo Midtown Award” commercialized items are second-placed works of the art and design competition 2013 and student award 2008.
“Arashiyama Hanatouro in Kyoto 2013” opened on Dec 14. Lights beautifully illuminate the natural landscape of Saga-Arashiyama and the cultural and historic heritages in the area. Until Dec 23.
JUN produces “Cafe de Rope La mer” and a new brand “LE JUN” at “AEON Mall Makuhari Shin Toshin,” a new commercial facility making its grand open on Dec 20 in Chiba.
A special exhibition at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) dubbed the “THE SEKAI-ICHI - Unique Inspirations ‘Made in Japan’ ” began on Dec 7.
JINS PC by JIN CO.,LTD. teams up with the anime “Attack on Titan” to create special packages for the products. The limited edition items are pre-sold from Dec 9. Four types of designs are available costing 4,990 yen each.
A rooftop skate rink dubbed “Sora (Sky) × Niwa (Garden) × Ice Park” will open at Matsuya Ginza from Dec 13. Until Mar 2, 2014.
Pierre Herme Paris and Ohayo Dairy Products team up once again to present a new flavor for the yogurt series.
A party was held in Tokyo, in commemoration of the publishing of the Michelin Guide Tokyo/Yokohama/Shonan 2014. Chefs from 14 restaurants awarded the highest ranking of 3 Michelin stars were featured as guests.
UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Panasonic have launched the UNESCO World Heritage calendar app for next year.
A Christmas tree installation created by art director Sebastian Masuda and christened the “‘Melty go-round’ TREE” debuted on Nov 28 at a lighting ceremony on the 52nd floor Tokyo City View observation deck of Roppongi Hills.
Ginza Illumination Hikarimichi opens again this year from Dec 3 to Jan 19, 2014.
On Nov 30, world popular chocolatier Max Brenner opened its latest chocolate bar and first store in Japan at Omotesando Hills.
BVLGARI IL CIOCCOLATO, located on the 10th floor of Bvlgari Ginza Tower (address: 2-7-12 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo), presents the latest “Chocolate Gems” series in line with the Christmas season. Available at the store and on the online shop.
On Dec 17, supermarket group “Seijo Ishii” will open “Le Bar a Vin 52 AZABU TOKYO.” Address: 2F Azabu Juban Square 2-2-10 Azabu Juban, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
The “pretty mole mina perhonen” exhibit will open at the Pass the Baton Gallery located at Omotesando Hills. From Nov 28 to Dec 25.
On Nov 14, a lighting ceremony was held at Shibuya PARCO featuring artist Asami Kiyokawa and actor/musician Nobuaki Kaneko as guests.
On Nov 9, Sagamiko Illumillion, Kanto’s largest illumination event, opened for the 5th year at the amusement facility “Sagamiko Resort Pleasure Forest.” The facility is adorned with 4 million decorative lights to create a magical world.