What is the Festival of the Lights in OSAKA?

The "Light of Hope" illuminates the Osaka night sky
in an awesome display of light

202011/3(Tuesday – public holiday)
〜2021
1/31(Sunday)

The Festival of Lights in OSAKA is comprised of two core programs that beautifully illuminate the Midosuji Ave. and Nakanoshima regions of Osaka city,
and a number of area programs that incorporate their respective regional attractions into their illumination events.

Midosuji Illumination 2020

Midosuji Illumination 2020

The MidosujiAve. is an iconic street located in the heart of Osaka city. The section of the street that runs from Umeda through to Namba lights up in a dazzling display of light that creates a four-kilometer path of light, unmatched anywhere in the world, that warmly envelops pedestrians. This path of light was even recognized in the Guinness World Records as a world-beater in January 2015.

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Osaka Hikari-Renaissance 2020

Osaka Hikari-Renaissance 2020

Nakanoshima is home to a number of buildings that have been designated as Important Cultural Properties in Japan including the Central Public Hall and Nakanoshima Library, and is a place from which a great deal of the city's art and cultural output originates. Nakanoshima Park, one of the most iconic landmarks of Osaka's waterways, will play host to a one-of-a-kind program of dazzling illuminations and light.

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