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Important Notice
  • ■To Our Guests
  • In order to ensure that each and every visitor has a wonderful time at this year-end event, we humbly ask each guest to observe the following matters.
  • ○The event schedule, lighting time, and/or duration may be changed or cancelled in the case of severe weather or other circumstances. Please confirm the event status on the official homepage or Facebook page before departing for the event.
  • ○During the display period, some parts of Marunouchi Naka-dori Avenue will be under traffic restrictions. As delays are expected on the roads, please use public transportation to attend the event.
  • ○Please use Tokyo Station, Marunouchi North Exit, to reach the viewing area (Gyoko-dori Street).
  • ○There will be no viewing area in the Tokyo Station Marunoichi Station Square.
  • ○Depending on congestion in the viewing area, there may be times when we ask that you wait in a standby area. Please move according to instructions from the local guidance and staff.
  • ○To prevent accidents, do not take photos or videos with a tripod, monopod, or selfie stick. Please refrain from taking photos or otherwise using a smartphone while walking. It is extremely dangerous, and can cause collisions with other guests, as well as falls and other accidents.
  • ○Some areas of the Marunouchi Station Square will be off limits to the public during the following dates and times: Dec 24 (Sun) – 28 (Thu), 16:30 – 21:30.
    We appreciate your understanding.
  • ○Some areas of the Marunouchi Station Square will be off limits to the public during the following dates and times: Dec 24 (Sun) – 28 (Thu), 16:30 – 21:30.
    We appreciate your understanding.
  • Tokyo Michiterasu 2017 Executive Committee Secretariat

This Year's Development Theme

Celebration!

We welcome visitors to share in the joy of celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Shin-Marunouchi Building,
the 15th anniversary of the Marunouchi Building, the 20th anniversary of the Tokyo International Forum,
and the grand opening of the Tokyo Station Marunouchi Station Square.
We will produce a festive atmosphere with flowers and lights across the entire city to wish for peace and
send out our hopes for the future.

General director Nicolai Bergmann / Flower Artist

Flower ArtistNicolai Bergmann
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is one of the most famous flower artists in Japan, and a representative figure in contemporary flower design. His concept is based on European style, blending Northern European tastes with Japanese sensitivity and attention to detail. His designs surpass the boundaries of display—they're modern and stylish, with impressive color gradation and figurative shapes. Each of his designs can be proudly considered a work of art.
In May 2017 he expanded his activity to launch the jewelry brand Natur & Nicolai Bergmann. In addition to flower design, he also works on collaborative design projects with some of the world's leading companies in the fields of fashion and design.

Adviser Junji Tanigawa, CEO of JTQ Inc. / Space Composer

CEO of JTQ Inc. / Space ComposerJunji Tanigawa
Tanigawa founded space creation consulting firm JTQ Inc. in 2002. He works on various commercial space development and corporate branding with a theme of “delivering messages through the medium of space.” He proposes a unique “space compose” spatial development method. His experiential design, based on a combination of environment and situation, is attracting attention from all sides. Major projects include the Kansei-Japan Design Exhibition at Les Arts Décoratifs (Museum of Decorative Arts) at the Musée du Louvre in Paris, Yakushi-ji Hikari Picture Scrolls to commemorate the 1,300th anniversary of the Heijo Capital City, Media Ambition Tokyo, the Ginza Six grand opening ceremony, and others. As of 2017, he serves as Executive Advisor for Japan House Los Angeles (a body of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan), an advisor for Tabisuru Shintora Market, a creative director of Ibaraki Prefecture’s Kenpoku Art Festival, and more.