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This Week(End): Tokyo Area Events For January 11-13

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Year Of The Rat

New Year’s Card (Nengajo) Exhibition

A beautiful display of new year greeting cards sent in from all over Japan will be exhibited to celebrate the new year. Each piece, made by children and adults, is unique and touched by a very creative artistic taste (as far as we can tell). During the exhibition period, there will also be an art event of Japanese lifestyle and culture.

Date
NOW THROUGH SUN, JAN. 19, 2020
Time
10 A.M.-6 P.M.
Location
ATLIA KAWAGUCHI MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY, 1-76 NAMIKI MOTOMACHI, KAWAGUCHI-SHI, SAITAMA
Fee
¥1,800 (ON DAY), ¥1,400 (WEEKDAY), ¥1,300 (EVENING), ¥1,000 (EXCLUSIVE FOR FOREIGN VISITORS IF PURCHASED ONLINE IN ADVANCE)
Fee
RECOMMENDED FOR: FAMILIES, TOURISTS, FANS OF JAPANESE CULTURE, PEOPLE WHO WANT TO ESCAPE THE COLD

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Slide Your Way

Ice Skating at Tokyo Midtown

The outdoor ice skating rink at Tokyo Midtown is one of the largest in the city, with a capacity of 210 people. It’s perfect for beginners and advanced skaters alike, and children are welcome, making this a great family outing right in the center of the city. For a fun, romantic date option head to the rink after 5 p.m., when the lights on the surrounding trees are switched on.

Date
NOW THROUGH SUN, MAR. 1, 2020
Time
11 A.M.-10 P.M.
Location
TOKYO MIDTOWN (GRASS SQUARE), 9-7-1 AKASAKA, MINATO-KU, TOKYO (See map)
Fee
ADULT ¥2,000 CHILD ¥1,500 (WEEKDAY), ADULT ¥2,500 CHILD ¥2,000 (WEEKEND)
Fee
RECOMMENDED FOR: FAMILIES WITH KIDS

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Happy New Year To Our Readers

Happy New Year from Savvy Tokyo

The Savvy Team wishes all of our readers a wonderful holiday and a fantastic year ahead. A huge thank you to our brilliant staff, talented contributors, and each and every one of you lovely people who continue to support us through your loyal readership.

With the Olympics ahead, new people joining our team and a rapidly growing community of users in Japan and overseas, we’re looking forward to 2020 and all of the excitement it’s going to bring! Stay tuned for more of the content you enjoy, as well as several upcoming projects to help women and their families live their best lives in Japan.

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Happy New Year everyone!

With so much love,

The Savvy Team x

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Katsuura Grande Hinamatsuri 2020

“Hina (Ornamental) dolls” of 30,000 or more bodies is decorated by Katsuura inner every place, and a town is Hinamatsuri one color!

About Hinamatsuri (Wikipedia)
Hinamatsuri (雛祭り Hina-matsuri), also called Doll’s Day or Girls’ Day, is a special day in Japan. Hinamatsuri is celebrated each year on March 3.Platforms covered with a red carpet are used to display a set of ornamental dolls (雛人形 hina-ningyō) representing the Emperor, Empress, attendants, and musicians in traditional court dress of the Heian period

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Where to Be on New Year’s Eve: Tokyo Countdown Parties

Source: Tokyo Cheapo

Tokyo, a city known for superclubs, is bound to have some of the best New Year’s Eve countdown celebrations in the world—and you can read all about them below.
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New Year’s Eve in Japan is traditionally spent with the family, eating osechi and making the first shrine visit of the year, and is a generally pretty laidback affair. That isn’t the only option though—there are amazing Tokyo New Year parties to see off the soon-to-be-infamous year of 2019, something we can all agree is worth celebrating. Here’s a rundown of the top party picks.
2020 Countdown Tokyo at Bellesalle Shibuya Garden (Shibuya)
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A brand-new club night with electronic duo Röyksopp headlining—you’d be mad to miss the n

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