Each night ends with a sunrise.
The Christmas of 2021,
coming after all the hardships we have endured,
will be the beginning of a new era.
From Tokyo, we will bring you
a moment suffused with
the glow of dawn.
Why Tokyo Michiterasu 2021?
Although the end of the coronavirus pandemic is not yet truly in sight, Japan is about to pave the way towards a new phase of its history, with the promotion and progress of vaccinations after the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
As the world strives to establish a new way of life, the winter illumination event, “Tokyo Michiterasu 2021” will be held in the Marunouchi area, a central and symbolic site in Tokyo, with the goal of making it the place where the dawn of a new era is disseminated to society.
- The name of the event
- Tokyo Michiterasu 2021
- Opening period
Tuesday, December 14 – Saturday, December 25, 2021 (12 days*)
*The duration of the event is subject to change. As with last year, the event will be free and visiting times will be staggered to minimize the risk of coronavirus exposure.
- The venue
- Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building, Tokyo Station Marunouchi Station Square, Gyoko-dori Street
- The hosts (in no particular order)
- East Japan Railway Company Tokyo Branch and Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd.
- Other sponsors (in no particular order)
- Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism; Chiyoda Ward; The Chiyoda City Tourism Association; The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Tokyo International Forum Co., Ltd.; The Council for Area Development and Management of Otemachi, Marunouchi, and Yurakucho.
*The opening and contents are current as of December 1. They are subject to change.
*The event is subject to cancellation or a change in schedule according to various circumstances.
*The image is for illustrative purposes only.
For the safety of yourself and others
Thank you for your cooperation.
Tokyo Michiterasu 2021
- Opening hours
Before the event:
Wednesday, December 1 – Monday, December 13, 2021, 11:00-18:00
*Excluding weekends and holidays.
During the event:
Tuesday, December 14 – Saturday, December 25, 2021, 10:00-22:00