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Wako Main Store basement floor reopens after renovation

Wako Main Store basement floor reopens after renovation

Based on the rich Japanese culture that has been cherished since its founding, the company has evolved into a hub for the dissemination of new art and culture by the next generation of creators. Wako Co., Ltd. will renovate the basement floor of its main store, a Ginza landmark located at the intersection of Ginza 4-chome, and reopen on Saturday, July 20, 2024. This is the creation of a base for WAKO, a leading Japanese brand that seeks essential richness, and it expresses the theme that WAKO aims for: "AMAZING WAKO." The spatial design of the basement floor was handled by Hiroshi Sugimoto and the New Material Laboratory, headed by

The exhibition “Night and a touch of morning” by Nodoka Yamaura will be held at the gallery “ART FOR THOUGHT” in Ginza, Tokyo.

Gallery ART FOR THOUGHT in Ginza, Tokyo will be holding an exhibition by Nodoka Yamaura entitled "Night and a Slight Taste of Morning" from Saturday, July 27, 2024 to Thursday, August 29, 2024 as the sixth installment of the exhibition series "the foundry." Yamaura Nodoka is a contemporary Japanese paper artist and graphic and spatial designer. While based in Tokushima, the artist has been expanding his activities to Tokyo and the world, receiving high praise for his solo exhibition at ART FOR THOUGHT in July last year and his exhibition at TOKYO CREATIVE SALON 2024 (Haneda Airport Terminal 2) in March this year. Morning and night, beauty and awe, the

Enjoy colorful fruit parfaits in Ginza this summer “Shiseido Parlour Ginza Main Store Salon de Cafe” Midsummer Parfait Fair Part 2

Official website: Shiseido Parlour Ginza Main Store Salon de Cafe will be holding the second 2024 Midsummer Parfait Fair from Thursday, August 1st to Saturday, August 31st, 2024. ◆Following on from July, the Midsummer Parfait Fair will be held again in August! The second installment of the "Midsummer Parfait Fair" to be held in August will feature popular fruits such as Shine Muscat grapes, mangoes, peaches, and figs. All of the fruits used have been carefully selected by the beverage confectionery manager, with a focus on the region of origin and seasonal flavor. Enjoy the marriage of Shiseido Parlour's traditional ice cream and selected fruits to the fullest in

A new guide to Ginza, “Everyone’s Exciting Tourist Information Center ‘MY GINZA MOMENT’,” where you can find the spots you want to visit based on photos of your “excitement” will be held at Sony Park Mini from July 12th (Fri) to July 25th (Thu)

Sony Park Mini, an experimental 33m² pop-up space, launched a new guide for Ginza called "Everyone's Exciting Tourist Information Center 'MY GINZA MOMENT'" on Friday, July 12, 2024, which uses photos of "exciting moments" that abound in the streets of Ginza to introduce various spots. Photos of "exciting moments" in Ginza are being collected from various creators, artists, people with ties to Ginza, and even the general public, and are being mapped as new tourist spots in Ginza on a large map that fills the entire wall of Sony Park Mini. "Everyone's Exciting Tourist Information Center 'MY GINZA MOMENT'" is led by the 'MY GINZA MOMENT' team, which is

[Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore] Shotarou Sanada’s solo exhibition “Process Landscape” will be held from Saturday, July 13th. He abstracts real landscapes and draws them with vertical strokes.

Ginza Tsutaya Books (6th floor, GINZA SIX, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) will hold a solo exhibition by Shotaro Sanada titled "Process Landscape" on the art wall in the store from Saturday, July 13th to Friday, August 2nd, 2024. Special page | Process Landscape.001, 1167 x 910 mm, 2023, oil and acrylic on canvas ·overview Shotarou Sanada is an artist who continues to create works on the theme of creating "new landscapes" by thoroughly abstracting elements extracted from real landscapes. He will graduate from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts in March 2024, and is currently working on creative projects while also exploring the expansion of expression through

Art Aquarium Museum GINZA and “Mononoke: Karakasa” collaboration exhibition

Limited time only: July 19th (Friday) to August 19th (Monday) An exhibition in collaboration with "Mononoke: Karakasa" will be held at the Art Aquarium Museum GINZA (located at Ginza Mitsukoshi) from July 19th (Friday) to August 19th (Monday). "Mononoke Karakasa" is set in a world reminiscent of the Edo period, and "Art Aquarium" expresses the culture of goldfish appreciation that has continued since the Edo period in art. Please enjoy the tie-up exhibition that is connected by "Edo". In addition, from Tuesday, July 9th, we will be selling a limited number of museum admission tickets that come with a "tie-up exclusive wooden visual card." During the event, in conjunction with

Ginza Graphic Gallery to hold 2024 JAGDA Kamekura Yusaku Award and New Face Award Exhibition from July 22

The DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion will hold an exhibition commemorating the winners of the Kamekura Yusaku Award and the JAGDA New Designer Award, sponsored by the Japan Graphic Design Association (JAGDA)*, from July 22 (Mon) to August 24 (Sat), 2024, at the Ginza Graphic Gallery (ggg, Ginza, Tokyo). * JAGDA website URL: Design: Issay Kitagawa & Agata Yamaguchi [About the 2024 JAGDA Yusaku Kamekura Award and New Face Award Special Exhibition] Founded in 1978, JAGDA is the largest design organization in Asia, with approximately 3,000 members. It is engaged in a wide range of activities to improve the communication environment through design, including publishing the yearbook, "Graphic Design

Immerse yourself in Hiroshima in Ginza! This summer, Hiroshima will be painted bright red! “Hiroshima Brand Shop TAU” will hold its 12th anniversary Thanksgiving Festival

The Red Gourmet Fair will feature delicious and spicy food, and a wide range of red goods will be on display to brighten up Hiroshima. Event period: Thursday, July 11th to Wednesday, July 31st Venue: Hiroshima Brand Shop TAU (1-6-10 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) Hiroshima Brand Shop TAU (hereinafter referred to as TAU), which opened in July 2012 as a base for promoting the Hiroshima brand, is celebrating its 12th anniversary this month. Over the past 12 years, TAU has become a popular shop that boasts the highest sales among antenna shops in Tokyo. Rather than simply selling "things," we have been proactively working to disseminate information as a place where

Announcement of the “Higashi Ginza Area Wind Chime Event 2024” to decorate the summer in the Higashi Ginza area with approximately 500 wind chimes

-Approximately 90 locations including Kabukiza, Ginza Shochiku Square, and Tsukiji Honganji Temple- We are pleased to announce that the "Higashi Ginza Area Wind Chime Event 2024" will be held, sponsored by Higashi Ginza Area Management General Incorporated Association, co-sponsored by the Higashi Ginza Urban Development Promotion Council, and with the cooperation of the Chuo Ward Tourism Association General Incorporated Association. In ancient Japan, there was a custom of decorating bronze bells called "futaku" to ward off epidemics and evil spirits. In keeping with this custom, and with the cooperation of the surrounding areas, mainly in the Ginza to Tsukiji area , we will hang about 500 wind chimes, which are

[Ginza Wako] “Ma” Calligraphy Exhibition by Noriko Keitoku to be held from Thursday, July 18th

Calligrapher Noriko Keitoku, a councilor of the Mainichi Shodo Association and head of the Shuko-kai, will be holding her first solo exhibition at Wako. Ginza Wako will be holding a calligraphy exhibition titled "Ma" by calligrapher Keitoku Noriko from July 18th (Thurs) to 28th (Sun) at the Seiko House Hall (formerly Wako Hall). Keitoku-san says that while he studies ancient Heian calligraphy, he values the times and expresses the modern era through his calligraphy, and that he wants to continue to be a challenger as a calligrapher. By reexamining himself, he is working on new ways of expressing calligraphy. This exhibition, marking the 65th anniversary of his calligraphy career, will