4-5 - Nagoya International Center

In and Around Nagoya - Please note all prices, dates, times, and locations are subject to change Events in November
See below for a variety of events in and around Nagoya this November. Music, History, Art, Culture and more!
Messe Nagoya 2013 メッセナゴヤ
Messe Nagoya began in 2006 and is now in its 8th year. This
business exhibition brings many professionals together to
create bridges between different networks and industries
including environmental, science and technology related fields.
It also aims to foster an international exchange of people and
ideas from around the world, boasting 833 exhibitors this year
alone, including the Toyota Group as well as other Nagoya
based manufacturing entities. This year’s Messe Nagoya
expects to see some 60,000 visitors.
When: Wednesday, November 13 to Saturday, November
16 (10:00 – 17:00)
Where: Port Messe Nagoya ポートメッセなごや
Access: A 5 minute walk from the Aonami Line’s Kinjo-futo
Station 金城埠頭 (the last station)
Admission: Free
Creators Market クリエーターズマーケット
Over 4,000 amateur and professional designers will be exhibiting
and selling their creations. A wide range of original hand-made art,
crafts, interior design, and fashion items will be on sale. For all lovers
and appreciators of art, craft and design, this is a great bi-annual
event worth attending!
When: Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 (11:00 –
Where: Port Messe Nagoya ポートメッセなごや
Access: A 5 minute walk from the Aonami Line’s Kinjo-futo Station
金城埠頭 (the last station)
Admission: Tickets purchased in advance; 1 day tickets 600 Yen, 2
day tickets 1,000 Yen. On the day; 800 Yen for the day. Up to 2
elementary school students and under accompanied by an adult
gain free entry.
Tickets: Purchase tickets in advance from Circle K, SunKus and
Seven Eleven (P-code 988-433) or from Ticket Pia, Lawson or Mini
Stop (L-code 40967)
Exhibition: Life in Okumikawa - Hanamatsuri
& Rituals 奥三河のくらしと花祭・田楽
In the Okumikawa district of Aichi, there’s a ritual folk dance
known as the “Dance of the Ogre” to ask for an abundant harvest
and to celebrate “Hanamatsuri” (the birth of Buddha). This
exhibition brings together the everyday items of mountain people
along with Hanamatsuri and its associated rituals to help us reflect
and appreciate the importance of mountain village culture and
customs as well as the forest.
When: Saturday, November 2 to Sunday, December 15. 9:30
– 17:00 (last entry 16:30). Closed on Mondays (in the event of a
public holiday, closed the next day, and closed on the 4th Tuesday
of every month).
Where: Nagoya City Museum
Access: A short walk from the Sakurayama Station on the
Sakuradori Subway Line
Cost: General: 600 (500) Yen, Senior H.S. and University Students :
400 (300) Yen, Elementary & Junior H.S. Students: Free. Prices in
brackets are for groups of 20 or more.
See the NIC website for our free ticket giveaway for this
event for your chance to win. Entries close November 15.
Nagoya Classic Car Meeting 2013 家族で楽しめる旧車の祭典
A free event for the whole family featuring a classic car parade (with cars
no newer than 1985 models), classic car exhibition, flea market, and street
entertainers. The owners of the cars are also present, and to this day their
cars still pass roadworthiness tests and are being driven. There’ll also be
some food stalls as well as some performances for kids so you can make a
day of it with the family.
When: Sunday, November 3 (10:30 – 16:00)
Where: Toyota Stadium, West Event Plaza 豊田スタジアム西イベント広場
Access: The Toyota Stadium is a 15 minute walk from Meitetsu Toyota-Shi
Station 豊田市(connected to the Tsurumai Subway Line) or a 17 minute
walk from Shin-Toyota Station 新豊田 on the Aichi Loop Line (愛知環状鉄道)
The 408th Subscription Concert
Conductor: Kazuhiro KOIZUMI
"Air & Earth – from freezing winter flourish spring flowers"
L. v. Beethoven Symphony No.2 in D major, Op.36
A. Glazunov The Seasons, Op.67
When: Friday, December 13 (18:45) & Saturday, December 14 (16:00)
Where: Aichi Prefectural Art Theater Concert Hall 愛知県芸術劇場コンサート
Access: Connected at the basement level to Oasis 21 and Sakae Subway
Tickets: 1,000 Yen to 6,000 Yen. For audience up to the age of 24,only
same day tickets are available.
Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra Salon Concert
Shun KITO (Violin) will be performing at this free Salon Concert.
When: Monday, December 23 at 18:30.
Where: Nagoya City Music Plaza 1F “Music Salon”
Access: A 6 minute walk from Kanayama stn or an 8 minute walk from
Higashibetsuin Station.
Cost: Free
Mammoth Flea Market 2013 マンモスフリーマーケット
With over 3500 booths and around 60,000 people – this is largest flea
market in Japan, and has been appropriately named! The market goes
back some 20 years. Using the entire “mammoth” area which Port Messe
has to offer, you can easily enjoy the whole day there. Apart from the
markets there’ll also be a variety of events and activities throughout the
day to keep you entertained.
When: Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24 (10:00 –
Where: Port Messe Nagoya ポートメッセなごや
Access: A 5 minute walk from the Aonami Line’s Kinjo-futo Station 金城埠
頭 (the last station)
Admission: Tickets are already on sale at Lawson (L-code 43040) and
Ticket Pia, Circle K, SunKus and Seven Eleven (P-code 988-498). Tickets can
also be purchased on location on the day.
Cost: Tickets purchased in advanced using L and P-codes above, cost
1,500 Yen for pair tickets, 1,000 Yen for single adult tickets, and 500 Yen
for Junior and Senior HS students. Tickets purchased on the day cost 1,200
Yen for a single adult, and 500 Yen for Junior and Senior HS students. HS
students must present their ID (生徒手帳) to receive their discount.
Star Gazing at the Science Museum 市民観望会
Following a brief talk at the planetarium you will proceed to the rooftop’s
main telescope and various other telescopes to observe the night’s
recommended celestial scenery.
When: Saturday, December 14 (18:15 - 20:30)
Where: Rooftop observatory, Nagoya City Science Museum 名古屋市科学館
Participation: Adults 700 Yen, school-age children 300 Yen. Numbers are
limited to 250 participants. To apply, send a reply-paid post card to 〒
460-0008 Nagoya, Naka Ku, Sakae 2-17-1, Nagoya City Science Museum
to arrive by Saturday, November 23; on the reverse write: "December 14
- Stars" and include the number of adults & children in your group. See
www.bit.ly/ofukuhagaki to find out how to write a reply-paid postcard.
Photo: The Sakaki Ogre at the Hanamatsuri in Tsugu (Aichi)
In and Around Nagoya - Please note all prices, dates, times, and locations are subject to change Events in November
See below for a variety of events in and around Nagoya this November. Festivals, Food and Parades!
Dome Yakimono World 2013 ドームやきものワールド
The largest ceramics and porcelain exhibition in Japan with over
400 booths representing all the major pottery & ceramics centers
in Japan, including Seto, Tokoname, Mino and many more! You’ll
find tableware of all sorts. From cutlery to plates, bowls and
glassware, it’s all here. Every year the event attracts approximately
100,000 visitors. There’s even a delivery counter so you can
arrange for delivery and not worry about carrying all your heavy
purchases home!
When: Friday, November 15 to Wednesday, November 20
(10:00 – 18:00 *last entry 17:30)
Where: Nagoya Dome
Access: A 5 minute walk from the Nagoya Dome Maeyada Station
on the Meijo Subway Line
Admission: 1,000 Yen (800 Yen in advance) for Junior HS students
and above. Elementary students and below gain free entry. Advance
tickets are available from Circle K and SunKus stores.
Jokoji Temple and Jokoji Koen 定光寺・定光寺公園
Located in Seto, this temple and the surrounding park are popular
spots for viewing autumn leaves. The temple dates back to 1336. The
park’s autumn leaf viewing festival runs from Saturday, November 2
to Sunday, December 1. There are approximately 500 trees in the
area and about 100
boundaries of the
temple and park alone.
Approximately a 15
minute walk from
Jokoji Station on the JR
Chuo Line. There are
also 160 free car
Photo Courtesy of Seto City Marumotto Museum
spaces available.
PRAY ・祈 -古今東西祈りの風景An exhibition showing works and pieces from various countries
and cultures which aims to exhibit the variety of religions from
those regions. From Shinto and Buddhism to the Rouault Miserere
series, a selection of works from around the world will be exhibited
to help deepen our understanding and appreciation for how
people around the world worship.
When: Saturday, November 2 to Monday (public holiday),
December 23 (10:00 – 17:00, last entry 16:30). Closed on
Mondays, except November 4 (closed on November 5 instead),
December 23.
Where: Okazaki Mindscape Museum
Access: Take the bus from Meitetsu Higashi Okazaki Station
(north), stand #2, headed for Chuo Sogo Koen (中央総合公園).
Alight at the “bijutsuhakubutsukan” (美術博物館) stop and walk for
approximately 3 minutes.
Cost: 500 (400) Yen for Senior HS Students and above. 250 (200)
Yen for Elementary and Junior HS Students. Prices in brackets are
for groups of 20 people and over.
Seventy Years of the Art of Aichi
Aichi is well known to be one of the
significant bases of contemporary
post-war art in Japan. It has three
Universities of Arts, as well as a large
number of art museums and galleries.
With the richness of this fostering
environment it’s no surprise that Aichi
produces some of the most significant
artists, not only in Japan, but in the
world. With this exhibition, look back
upon the path which led to the artistic
achievements of Aichi. From post-war
to the present, see some of the
greatest works from the museum
collection. The Aichi Triennale showed
ANDO Masako <The Garden of Belly Button>
us many works from around the Oil on Canvas Panel 190.0cm x 140.0cm
Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art Collection
world, and now, the museum would © Masako Ando
like to show the world the greatness of Aichi’s art. An excellent exhibition
for both newcomers to Aichi as well as its long-terms residents where you
can appreciate the amazing caliber of art which Aichi has produced to
When: Friday, November 29 to Sunday, February 2 (10:00 – 18:00,
open till 20:00 on Fridays, last entry 30 min. before closing). Closed on
Mondays*, December 24, December 28 to January 3, January 14. *Open
on December 23 and January 13.
Where: Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art (Level 10 in the Aichi Arts Center)
Access: A three minute walk via Oasis 21 from Sakae 栄 Station.
Cost: 500 (400) Yen for general entry, 300 (240) Yen for Senior HS and
College students, Junior HS students and below gain free entry. Prices in
brackets are for groups of 20 or more per person.
Tokugawaen Garden Autumn Matsuri and Dance
錦を纏う 徳川園 紅葉祭
See approximately
300 autumnal trees
colour the
breathtaking garden
grounds and join in
the Gujo dance
around the large
pond (all welcome).
The garden will also
be lit up for 11 days.
When: Gujo Dance
Photo courtesy of Tokugawaen
is on Sunday,
November 24 (15:00 – 17:00). Garden Illumination between Thursday,
November 21 and Sunday, December 1 (closed on Monday, November
25). The garden is open from 9:30 to 20:30 (last entry 20:00).
Where: Tokugawaen Garden
Access: Take the Key-Route 2 bus from Nagoya (#2 bus stop) or Sakae (bus
terminal at Oasis 21) and get off at the Tokugawaen Shindeki 徳川園新出来
Illumination: Chapter 1 “Rainbow” イルミネーション 第1章「虹」
This year’s theme is the rainbow. Approximately 250 types of orchids from around
the world in the atrium and pond of the grounds beautifully coloured with about
170,000 decorative lights! As well as enjoying the florid surrounds where the
rainbow illuminates the winter evening, take this opportunity to take some
memorable photographs at this picturesque location. The courtyard’s pond will
also be lit up and will further add a magical touch to the atmosphere.
When: Saturday, November 9 to Wednesday, December 25 (illuminated
between 16:00 and 20:00). Between December 19 and 25, open till 21:00. Closed
on Wednesdays (in the event of a public holiday, closed the following day). Also
open on December 25.
Where: Ran no Yakata (ランの館), Nagoya Naka-ku, Osu 4 chome
Access: Approximately a 3 minute walk from Subway Yabacho Station exit 4 or
about a 5 minute walk from Subway Kamimaezu station.
Cost: 700 Yen for adults (500 Yen for entry after 17:00). Children (elementary
school students and below gain free entry).
Photo courtesy of Ran no Yakata