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Grand Wish Christmas 2022-“Harry Potter” Magic World Christmas Invitation-Held from November 10th (Thursday) to December 25th (Sunday), 2022
In addition to collaborating with the “Harry Potter” magic world, all the content will be released at once, including collaboration projects with students who aim to be designers of the future, and an exhibition of objects filled with everyone’s wishes created together with workers and visitors!
Grand Front Osaka (Ofuka-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka) is a Christmas event “Grand Wish Christmas 2022-“Harry Potter” Magical World in
collaboration with “Harry Potter” Magical World under a partnership with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment. Invitation to Christmas ~” will be held from November 10th (Thursday) to December 25th (Sunday), 2022.
Last month, when we announced information such as the main Christmas tree of about 13m with the motifs of the magical world of “Harry Potter” and the special illumination decorations with the motif of “Harry Potter”, we also posted on SNS the “mysterious tree”. I’m looking forward to it!”, “If you’re a Harry Potter fan, you have to go!” And this time, all collaboration contents developed during the period, such as special decoration of art object “Ted Ibert”, panel exhibition introducing the latest information on “Harry Potter” magical world, Instagram photo campaign with goods, etc. We will announce it.
Furthermore, in addition to the collaboration project with the “Harry Potter” magic world, under the theme of “WISH”, which is the name of the event, students of Osaka Bunka Fashion College who aim to become top designers in the future will create costumes full of originality. We will exhibit a one-of-a-kind object in the world that we will create together with our visitors. In addition, we will prepare various developments such as premium prize gift campaigns at shops and restaurants, and deliver a special Christmas that can only be experienced at Grand Front Osaka.
Highlights of the “Harry Potter” Magical World Collaboration! [Image 1
There are plenty of other attractions such as participatory events and exhibition projects!
* Due to the spread of new coronavirus infection, the contents of this event may be partially changed or canceled.
Grand Wish Christmas 2022-“Harry Potter” Magic World Christmas Invitation-Overview
-Holding period- Thursday, November 10, 2022 to Sunday, December 25, 2022 *Excluding some content
-Venue- Grand Front Osaka North Wing, South Wing, Umekita Square, etc. -Organizer- Grand Front Osaka
-Cooperation- Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment, Warner Bros. Japan G.K. -Special HP- https://www.grandfront-osaka.jp/xmas2022/ *Scheduled to open on Monday, November 7
Main Christmas tree “Floating Magic Tree”
The main Christmas tree “Floating Magic Tree”, which is about 13m tall and has motifs from the story of “Harry Potter” magical world scattered throughout, will appear at Knowledge Plaza.
During the period, a fantastic light and sound lighting show will be held every day, in which the story unfolds from the invitation to the “Harry Potter” magical world Christmas party. A mysterious tree that floats in the air as if enchanted, inviting visitors to the world of magic.
November 10th (Thursday) to December 25th (Sunday), 2022
*Lighting show: Weekdays 17:00-24:00, weekends and holidays 16:00-24:00 Held at 00, 20, and 40 minutes every hour (last performance at 23:40) * Due to an event on November 10th (Thursday), the lighting show performance time will be changed from 19:00 to 24:00.
-Location- North Building 1F Knowledge Plaza
Trivia about this year’s main Christmas tree!
The fantastic production of the mysterious footsteps that come and go on the floating stairs in the lighting show was realized by using the latest technology “RAYCREA” developed by Nitto Denko Corporation. “RAYCREA” is a light control technology that enables the expression of new light. , the entire surface to which the film is attached can be illuminated. * Nitto Denko Corporation HP:
Furthermore, the “Harry Potter” magical world motifs scattered throughout the tree use reusable paper panels made by Nippon Sekiso Co., Ltd.’s flameproof white panels. It is an environmentally friendly material that is strong enough to withstand large-scale modeling and can be reused even after printing.
“Champagne Gold Illumination”
About 330,000 champagne-gold LED lights elegantly shine on the 94 trees on the sidewalk on the west side of the north building, and the zelkova trees around the 1ha Umekita Plaza in front of JR Osaka Station.
This year, 16 of the illuminated trees will be decorated with special “Harry Potter” motifs! Different motifs are designed for each location, so you can enjoy walking around the town while looking for illumination trees with “Harry Potter” motifs.
November 10, 2022 (Thursday) to February 28, 2023 (Tuesday)
*The illumination decoration period of the “Harry Potter” motif is until December 25 (Sun).
-Lighting time- Daily 17:00-24:00
-Location- 94 trees around Umekita Plaza, zelkova trees, and sidewalks on the west side of the North Building
-Number of light bulbs- Approximately 330,000 bulbs
-Color- Champagne Gold
Trivia about Champagne Gold Illumination!
In 2013, Grand Front Osaka began using environmentally friendly eco-illumination, and in 2019, “NEW eco-illumination”, which cuts the power consumption of each ball by 30%, will be adopted in all areas. We have achieved a reduction in energy consumption and increased efficiency. In addition, from September 2022, all electricity used at Grand Front Osaka has been switched to CO2-free renewable
energy-derived power (renewable energy power), and renewable energy power is also used for the illumination on the premises.
“Ted Ibert” Special Decoration ~Gift Box from the Magical World~ [Image 6
The art object “Ted Ibert”, which is a work by Fabrice Hibert, a genius in the French contemporary art world, and is a familiar symbol of Umeda, will be redecorated again this year. Surrounded by Christmas boxes from the magical world, “Ted Ibert” also transforms into a wizard! We will welcome visitors to the town with a cute appearance. -Implementation period- Thursday, November 10, 2022 to Sunday, December 25, 2022 -Location- Umekita Hiroba 1F Waterscape
“Harry Potter” Magical World Gallery
At OSAMPO SPOT on the 6th floor of the south building, there will be a corner introducing the latest information on works and facilities related to the “Harry Potter” magical world through video and panel displays.
-Implementation period- Thursday, November 10, 2022 to Sunday, December 25, 2022 -Location- South Building 6F OSAMPO SPOT
Stamp rally around the story of the “Harry Potter” series
While reviewing the stories of all eight films in the Harry Potter movie series and quotes that appear in the stories, we will hold a stamp rally around eight points set up in the museum. If you complete it, you may be able to become a “Harry Potter” connoisseur.
-Implementation period- Thursday, November 10, 2022 to Sunday, December 25, 2022 -place-
8 locations in Grand Front Osaka
*Stamp rally mounts are placed on leaflet racks throughout the building. “Harry Potter” Magical World Motif Flag Appears in South Building Seseragimichi [Image 8
Flag decorations designed with the emblems of the four dormitories of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, which appear in the story of “Harry Potter” magical world, will appear in the South Building Seseragimichi, creating a colorful space.
-Implementation period- Thursday, November 10, 2022 to Sunday, December 25, 2022 -Location- South Building 1F Seseragi no Michi
Instagram photo campaign
An SNS posting campaign to present magical world goods by lottery from those who post photos of Christmas decorations, photo spots, illuminations, gourmet, etc. in Grand Front Osaka on Instagram with the hashtag “#Grand Front Christmas”. will be carried out. In addition, those who have posted a photo of the stamp rally mount that completes the eight spots in the hall can participate in the W chance project.
-Implementation period- Thursday, November 10, 2022 to Sunday, December 25, 2022 Collaboration between Tully’s Coffee and Harry Potter Wizarding World! “Magical Coffee Time”
This year, the second “Tully’s Coffee x Harry Potter” collaboration will be held during the Halloween season. Inspired by the lovely magical world created by JK Rowling during the second movie “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”, Bearful (R) wearing Quidditch Hogwarts dormitory costumes and We will deliver many items that will tickle the hearts of fans, such as bottles with Dobby as a motif, sweets that appear in the play, and drinks with the motif of the classic British holiday confectionery “Mince Pie”.
-Implementation period- From Friday, October 28, 2022
-Location- South Building B1F TULLY’S COFFEE & TEA, North Building 1F/9F TULLY’S COFFEE
GRAND WISH OBJECT ~Wings of Hope~
Participatory type in which visitors and workers write messages with “WISH” on message cards designed by students of Osaka Bunka Fashion College, and decorate the objects themselves. Hold an event. A one-of-a-kind object created together with each and every visitor to the town will appear for a limited time.
November 10th (Thursday) to December 25th (Sunday), 2022
* The completed object will be unveiled at a special event scheduled to be held at Knowledge Plaza on the 1st floor of the North Building from 14:00 on Saturday, December 3rd.
-Location- North Building 2F-2 Event Space
GRAND WISH STUDENT COLLECTION
The costumes created by the students of Osaka Bunka Fashion College’s Super Designer Department under the theme of “WISH” will be displayed in various places in the North Building. Students who aim to become top designers in the future can enjoy a variety of unique costumes created using Toray Industries, Inc.’s highly sensitive and highly functional suede-like artificial leather “Ultra Suede (R)”.
-Exhibition period- Sunday, December 4, 2022 to Sunday, December 25, 2022 -Location- Various locations in the North Building *The installation floor and space will be announced on the special website once decided Voting plan & unveiling event
From November 10th (Thursday), a voting project will be held to select your favorite costume from a total of 21 design drawings at the event space on the 2nd floor of the North Building. The results of the voting will be announced at a special event scheduled to be held at the Knowledge Plaza on the 1st floor of the North Building from 14:00 on December 3 (Sat), and all works will be unveiled at the same time. Take a receipt and apply for LINE! Premium Prize Present Campaign [Image 13
Take a picture of the receipt for shopping or dining for 5,000 yen or more (tax included/can be combined) at the target store of Grand Front Osaka Shop & Restaurant, and apply from the “Grand Front Osaka Shop & Restaurant” LINE official account. Customers will be selected by lottery to win premium prizes such as South Building 9F “THE COSMOPOLITAN GRILL | BAR | TERRACE” pair dinner tickets and South Building B1F “les mille feuilles de liberte” bouquets or arrangements. -Implementation period- December 1, 2022 (Thursday) to December 25, 2022 (Sunday)
GRAND FRONT OSAKA Shop & Restaurant Interior Decoration “WINTER ILLUMINATION” [Image 14
The Grand Front Osaka Shop & Restaurant will carry out Christmas decorations so that customers who visit the dining floor can enjoy a special moment.
On the 7th and 8th floors of the south building, you will be welcomed by illuminations with green and gold ornaments on the glass arches and Christmas trees throughout the building.
-Implementation period- Thursday, November 10, 2022 to Sunday, December 25, 2022 -Location- Umekita Hiroba B1F, South Building B1F/7F/8F
Christmas at Intercontinental Hotel Osaka
We will be selling a selection of Christmas sweets specially made by the popular pastry chef every year. You can spend a heartwarming time with sweets that will make you smile when you spend time with your family or a party with friends. In addition, we also have takeout dishes that you can easily enjoy at home on Christmas. For details, please check the hotel website
(https://www.icosaka.com/menuplan/xmassweets/). * Online credit card payment is required.
-Reservation acceptance starts- Tuesday, November 1, 2022-Tuesday, December 20, 2022
-Sales receipt period- Thursday, December 22, 2022-Sunday, December 25, 2022 -Receiving location- 1F Patisserie STRESSED and 2F Banquet Hall “UMEDA MEETS HEART 2022” (Umeda Meets Heart) ~Creator’s Deck~ [Image 16
This is the third area event to be held this year with the aim of “cultivating civic pride” in Umeda. During the period, attractive contents that can be enjoyed in various places in Osaka and Umeda will be held under the theme of “weaving hearts.” To do. At the Grand Front Osaka venue, you can enjoy the winter groans at the art production and exhibition by the abstract painter Mugi Nakajima and the artist SilSil, as well as the heartwarming Christmas marche by Kansai creators.
(1) Heart tree exhibition, works created and exhibited by abstract painter Mugi Nakajima and artist SilSil
(2) Christmas marche, art workshops, etc.
(1) Thursday, December 1, 2022 to Sunday, December 25, 2022
(2) December 16 (Friday) to December 18 (Sunday), 2022
-Location- South side of Umekita Plaza, around Keyaki Namiki What is “Harry Potter” Magical World?
Years have passed since the boy Harry Potter was brought to platforms 9 and 3/4 of King’s Cross Station, and Harry’s many adventures have become widely known in pop culture and captured the hearts and minds of the public. It left a unique “trace” to the With eight
blockbusters, the Harry Potter series brought magical stories to people’s lives and made The Wizarding World of Harry Potter one of the world’s most beloved franchises.
In addition, the epic world includes three Fantastic Beasts films, the award-winning production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, cutting-edge Portkey Games video and mobile games, innovative It spans consumer products, thrilling live entertainment including four theme parks, and insightful exhibitions. The Warner Bros. “Harry Potter” Wizarding World Experience portfolio also includes the latest flagship store “Harry Potter New York,” “Studio Tour London – Making of Harry Potter,” and “Studio Tour Tokyo – Making of.”・Of Harry Potter” and retail shop “Platform 9 3/4” are also included. “Harry Potter” Wizarding World will continue to evolve, drawing fans of the “Harry Potter” series into a fresh and exciting magical world, encouraging fan communities around the world and the next generation to discover magic themselves. We invite you to join us on an adventure.
About Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment
Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment (WBTE), part of Warner Bros. Global Brands & Experiences, creates and produces Warner’s iconic characters, stories and branded location-based entertainment, live events, exhibitions and theme parks. , is licensed. Worldwide experiences include experiences inspired by DC, Looney Tunes, Scooby, Game of Thrones, Friends, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Warner Bros. World Abu Including Dhabi, WB Movie World Australia, etc. WBTE brings fans around the world an immersive experience in the world of Warner brands and franchises with best-in-class partners.
WIZARDING WORLD characters, names, and related indicia are (C) & (TM) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights (C) JKR. (s22) -Inquiries from the general public regarding this matter-
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