The Minato Mirai 21 District is rapidly growing as a research and development (R & D) base for companies and is concentrated with innovative engineers. The adjacent Kannai district is not only known for its artists and creators, but it’s also becoming a hotspot for entrepreneurs.
A new movement of innovation which crosses over the boundaries of organizations and industries is taking place in these two business districts linked to the history of Yokohama.
Please join us to experience the “latest” innovative & creative Yokohama.
YOKOHAMA GADGET FESTIVAL 2019
Thu, Oct 17 - Fri, Oct 18, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Fri, Oct 25, 2019
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Sat, Oct 26, 2019
Around Minatomirai station and Shin-Takashima station
The slogan is “Let's make Yokohama exciting with innovations!”. The exhibition will feature gadgets: new and interesting items created by companies, students, and individuals from Yokohama and other cities. There will be 100 booths featuring robots, VR, apps, and artwork! Public talks on the latest technologies and products will also be held!
YOKOHAMA GADGET FESTIVAL Executive Committee
Sat, Nov 2 - Sun, Nov 3, 2019
Around JR Kannai station and about 30 Studios in the City
An art and design event where you can enjoy the “latest” creativity of Yokohama by visiting multiple studios scattered around Kannai Station. Visit as if you were traveling to the “manufacturing” creation site, which you can't usually enter, and enjoy various activities such as workshops, public talks, and product viewing.
Arts Commision Yokohama（Yokohama Arts Foundation）
SMART ILLUMINATION YOKOHAMA 2019
Fri, Nov 1 - Mon, Nov 4, 2019 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM *Some parts of program are scheduled on up to Dec 25 at Zou-no-hana Terrace.
An international art event that is a fusion of the environment, energy-saving technology and art. Yokohama’s “creative night view” will be introduced to the world. This year, visitors can enjoy the exhibits and physically take part in activities under the theme of “Sports, Body and Emotion.”
Smart Illumination Yokohama executive committee
Tel: +81-45-633-9660（10:00 AM - 6:00 PM on Weekdays） E-mail:email@example.com
The event is directed by Seiichi Saito (Rhizomatiks co.,ltd. Principal) who leads the media art field. You can enjoy cutting-edge digital arts and illumination in the Shinko Central Plaza. A special urban scale light and sound production will be held at surrounding buildings.
Creative Light Yokohama Executive Committee (ZEO Corporation)
Tel: +81-45-227-6062（10:00 AM - 6:00 PM on Weekdays） E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Thu, Oct 17 - Fri, Oct 18
Fri, Oct 25 - Sat, Oct 26