NIGHT SYNC YOKOHAMA
～Participate in the special attraction using your smartphone and experience first-hand the mirror world of WebAR～
The Creative Light Yokohama Executive Committee will be holding “NIGHT SYNC YOKOHAMA”, an event that synchronizes beautiful illumination on an urban scale that uses composite technologies.
[Co-host: Yokohama City, Creative Director: Seiichi Saito (Rhizomatiks Architecture)]
In Shinko Chuo Hiroba, the main area of “Night Sync Yokohama”, there will be a constant display of media art and illumination, and a 10-minute special display 4 times a day between 18:00 and 21:00, at 8 other facilities in the Shinko district. Color Kinetics Japan Incorporated will a new style in Japan manage and control numerous LED lights using a Lighting Network with a Web interface access, and illuminate the area around the square and facilities, and the entire city with light and sound. KAYAC Inc. and Solidray Co., Ltd. will display a program where visitors can participate with their mobile phone through a WebAR using sensing technology. It will be unprecedented mapping and WebAR experience provided in Japan.
“NIGHT SYNC YOKOHAMA” will expand the event area by teaming up with facilities and various illuminations surrounding Minato Mirai area. By doing so the circulation of the area will be improved and lead to the promotion of nightlife tourism in Yokohama.
<Period> Nov. 1 (Fri.) to Decc 27 (Fri.), 2019
*The opening date has been postponed due to delay in set up caused by Typhoon Hagibis.
<Time> 6:00 PM to 9:10 PM
-Main Venue: Shinko district surrounding the Shinko Chuo Hiroba
Kanagawa Prefectural Government Office, Yamashita Park,
Yokohama Museum of Art, Ooka River (from Asahi Bridge to Kogane Bridge area)
Nov. 1 (Fri.) to Dec. 27 (Fri.), 2019
Main Venue: Shinko district surrounding the Shinko Chuo Hiroba
Closest Railway Station
7 min. walk from Bashamichi Station, Minatomirai Line
15 min. walk from Sakuragicho Station, JR/Municipal Subway