Festa Luce Executive Committee
“Festa Luce in Wakayama Marina City” Many visitors from other prefectures come to experience real and virtual excitement! Contribute to regional revitalization with more liveliness than last year! Festivals of Light Held Simultaneously at 22 Locations in 9 Countries Pilier de Lumiere (Pillar of Light) and new content appear! !
The Festa Luce Executive Committee (Chairman: Ryosuke Furusawa) held the festival of light “Festa Luce – A place where you can meet the real Christmas -“, which will open again this year. The number of visitors has surpassed last year’s.
The reason for the great popularity is the content that continues to power up every year. This year’s theme is “LUMAGICA”. “LUMAGICA” is a coined word that combines “lumen” (a bundle of light) and “magic” (magic). The name “LUMAGICA” is a world-class illumination that has entertained more than 1 million people around the world. event. This year, starting with this Festa Luce, it will be held at 20 locations in 8 countries around the world, and 22 locations in 9 countries, including Japan, at the same time.
Appropriate for the name of the world scale, it has been significantly upgraded and new content has been added. “Pilier de Lumiere” where you can experience a device using AR (Augmented Reality), a fantastic pillar of light and music, and a collaboration of colorful lights and soap bubbles “Magical bubble” ”, the various lights scattered in the large venue will invite you to an extraordinary experience with more power than ever before. In particular, the invisible “Festa Luce Another Story ~ Another Festa Luce Story ~” using AR is a must-see content that can only be experienced by visiting the venue. Not only can you use your smartphone to sneak a peek at Santa Claus and the dwarves who work behind the scenes of Festa Luce, but you can also enjoy taking pictures. Spread.
The highlight of this year is a new world where you can play with space! A moving experience where you can see what you should not be able to see! “@AR FeStA LuCe” ~ Another story hidden in Festa Luce ~
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You can see beautiful scenery from all over the world on SNS, but the excitement that changes your worldview and values is something you can feel and change by going all the way to a place and experiencing it. In order to have such an experience, Festa Luce created the content “AR FeStA LuCe” that looks into the “back” of the world that can be seen on site. What you see there is “things you shouldn’t be able to see normally”. If you look through your smartphone at the blinking illuminations to the naked eye, you’ll see dwarf fairies doing their best to repair them and Santa riding his reindeer carrying presents. Romantic content that allows you to feel a deeper virtual story using augmented reality because you came to a real place. “I want to see Santa at a glance” is the moment when such a wish from childhood can be fulfilled.
Phenomenon art where soap and light melt together
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A fantastic space where countless soap bubbles float in a place surrounded on all sides and illuminated by various lights. A 1/f experience where the movements of the soap show various expressions depending on the temperature, humidity, and wind direction. Because it never shows the same expression twice, you can look at it for a long time without getting bored. Please enjoy the world of phenomenon art created by structure.
Multiple layers of pillars of light invite you to a different space “Pilier de Lumiere” Pillar of Light
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A gorgeous corridor of light made up of more than 200 pillars of light appeared on the bridge, which is the route from the illuminated façade to the kids park and Christmas market. Each layer has a presence that shines in multiple layers, creating a variety of expressions. The moment you pass by, you can enjoy the experience of being surrounded by light and music while feeling the response of the lights.
A playful illumination park for kids
“Kid’s Park” kids park
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Pass through the bright red illumination gate and you’ll find yourself in the Christmas Kids Park! You can play with toys in the mysterious stage “Lighting Tap Dance” that changes to various colors when you tap it, and in the kid-sized Hutte (wooden hut) where Santa Claus lives. . Let’s have fun under the “Symbolic Tree” of Festa Luce, which shines in various colors! !
Don’t miss the events one after another!
Get in the mood for Christmas! “Christmas Week”
[Dates: Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays in November / Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays in December (until December 25)] [Image 12
A Christmas market with 16 stores selling delicious food and cute miscellaneous goods. In December, we will extend the business days as Christmas week so that more people can enjoy it. Fill your stomach with warm drinks and delicious food under the glittering tree, and check out cute miscellaneous goods to make your heart happy. You can fully enjoy such a Christmas feeling.
Fill the night sky with flying lanterns! “Sky Lantern Festival” [Date: November 19th (Sat), 26th (Sat), December 3rd (Sat)]
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The “Sky Lantern Festival”, which was very popular last year and the year before, will be held for three consecutive weeks from November 19th this year. At the moment when 800 lanterns are released all at once, a dream-like world appears in which countless lanterns float in the winter night sky against the backdrop of European townscapes with castles. This event was so popular that it sold out before the event last time. Please check it out as soon as possible. The Sky Lantern Festival on November 19th and 26th was blessed with good weather and ended on a high note.
[What is Festa Luce]
■“Festa” means festival in Italian, and “Luce” means light. We would like you to enjoy the space and atmosphere of the “Festival of Lights”.
Starting in Wakayama in 2017, it has been held nationwide in Chiba, Tochigi, Niigata, and Aomori.
More than 700,000 people have visited the event so far. [Official website] https://www.festaluce.jp/
Name: Place where you can meet the real Christmas
2022/11/3 (Thu/Holiday) – 2023/2/12 (Sun)
Open every day: 11/3 (Thu/holiday) – 12/31 (Sat)
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays only: 1/2 (Mon) – 2/12 (Sun) *However, 1/2 (Mon) and 1/3 (Tue) will be held,
Closed on 1/1 (Sun)
17:00-21:00 (Last entry 20:30)
Fridays and Saturdays from December 1st to December 25th, 17:00-22:00 (Last entry 21:30)
Venue: Wakayama Marina City
1527 Kemi, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture
Official website: https://festaluce.jp/wakayama/
Instagram account @festaluce
【Tickets for today】
Adult 1,500 yen
Child (3 years old to junior high school student) 800 yen
Adult 1,300 yen
Child (3 years old to junior high school student) 700 yen
1,600 yen for adults and children (3 years old and over)
Adult 3,500 yen
Student 3,000 yen
Child 2,000 yen
Sold at PassMarket, convenience stores, Ticket Pia, etc.
Organizer: Festa Luce Executive Committee
Co-organizer: Wakayama Marina City
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