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KYOCERA Headquarters Illumination & Concert 2016

190,000 LEDs to produce ethereal & fantastic world

November 29, 2016
Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi) announced the opening of its annual illumination event which will be held from December 1 through December 25 at its headquarters in Kyoto, Japan. A seasonal outdoor lighting event, Kyocera has been presenting festive lighting in the public space in front of its building and a giant Christmas tree display to help invigorate the local community ever since the company’s headquarters were relocated in 1998. Since 2006, the area in the public garden in front of the building have been illuminated by LEDs to produce an ethereal and fantastic nighttime scene with roughly 190,000 LEDs of various colors and a festive 86-meter giant Christmas tree* that is created on the east and west sides of the building by utilizing office window lights and decorations.

* Giant Christmas tree illumination starts on Monday, December 14.
Photo: Illumination scenes in 2015
Illumination scenes in 2015

For details and to see more photos, please visit: (Japanese only)

There will also be a classical concert performed by Kyoto Seibo Gakuin Junior High School / Senior High School hand-bell and chorus clubs. Come to enjoy the heart-warming voices and harmonious sound of the hand-bells while viewing the beautiful night illumination.
Date: December 20 (Tue) 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (tentative)
Location: Kyocera headquarters lobby on the 1st floor

Event Kyocera Headquarters Illumination 2016
Dates LED Illumination: Dec. 1 (Thu) - Dec. 25 (Sun)
Giant Christmas Tree: Dec. 12 (Mon) - 25 (Sun)
Hours 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location Kyocera headquarters building, the garden area in front of the main entrance
Address Head Office 6 Takeda Tobadono-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, Japan 612-8501
From Kyoto Station Hachijyoguchi exit, take REX bus to Pulse Plaza/Kyocera-mae stop (15 min.)
From Takeda Station (Kintetsu Line / Kyoto Subway Karasuma Line), exit the north-west exit and take a city bus to Pulse Plaza-mae stop (5 min.)
From Kintetsu Line Fushimi Station 10 minute walk
From Keihan Line Chushojima Station, take a city bus to Pulse Plaza-mae stop (10 min.)
Parking Parking for about 100 cars is available at Pulse Plaza on the north side of the Kyocera building during the illumination event. (Gates closes at 9:45 p.m.)

Access Map
Photo: Access Map