Essence of Japan Part 2

inheriting tradition and art

Following the collaboration event “Essence of Japan” first held earlier this year, the second event will be introducing various Japanese traditions.

The event will be held on four days between May through July, each day featuring a talk show with connoisseurs on Japanese traditional cultures and arts that have been and will be inherited across time, connecting the past, present and future.

Revel in the world of calligraphy, etiquette, brocade and bamboo lights along with a prix fixe menu.

In collaboration with: ZENDEN Japanese Culture Community Association

*Talk shows are in Japanese only.

Palace Hotel Tokyo Main Lobby H2

event details

Dates: May 31 (Tue.) through July 1 (Fri.)
Venue: Banquet Room
Price: JPY 38,500 (inclusive of food, beverages, service charge and consumption tax)
Inquiries and Reservations:
+81-3-3211-5326 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)

* Advance reservation and payment are required.
* Children 13 years old and older are welcome to participate.

Event Schedule

Date Event
May 31 (Tue.) World of Calligraphy
June 7 (Tue.) World of Etiquette
June 15 (Wed.) World of Brocade
July 1 (Fri.) World of Bamboo Lights
Palace Hotel Tokyo Collaboration Event Essence of Japan Tradition Shishu H2
Sisyu

May 31 (Tue.)

world of calligraphy

Sisyu evolves the Japanese traditional culture, calligraphy, to media art, sculptures, and paintings, and brings out the emotions and reasons contained in each character.
Along with the talk show, French cuisine using her artworks and the color of calligraphy ink as motifs will be served.

Schedule
11:30 am | Doors open
12:00 noon – 1:30 pm | Lunch
1:45 pm | Talk show with Sisyu
2:15 pm | Event ends

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Palace Hotel Tokyo Collaboration Event Essence of Japan Tradition Shishu right H2

June 7 (Tue.)

world of etiquette

The Ogasawara-ryū was founded over 830 years ago as a school of archery, mounted archery, and etiquette. Welcoming Kiyomoto Ogasawara, the son of the current and 31st generation head of the school, we invite you to learn about the art of etiquette and the five seasonal festivals in Japan.

Schedule
11:30 am | Doors open
12:00 noon | Lecture from Kiyomoto Ogasawara
12:20 pm | Lunch
2:30 pm | Event ends

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Kiyomoto Ogasawara
Palace Hotel Tokyo Collaboration Event Essence of Japan Tradition Ogasawara II T2
Palace Hotel Tokyo Collaboration Event Essence of Japan Tradition Tatsumura T2
Amane Tatsumura
Palace Hotel Tokyo Collaboration Event Essence of Japan Tradition Tatsumura III T2

June 15 (Wed.)

world of brocade

Amane Tatsumura inherits traditional techniques while creating avant-garde brocade artworks. Discover the beauty of Japanese traditional handwoven silk textile through its colors and patterns as told by the artist.
A full course Kaiseki from Wadakura inspired by Tatsumura’s works expressing prayers and peace will be served.

Schedule
11:30 am | Doors open
12:00 noon – 1:30 pm | Lunch
1:45 pm | Talk show with Amane Tatsumura
2:15 pm | Event ends

July 1 (Fri.)

world of bamboo lights

The Star Festival is celebrated every year on July 7, using bamboo as decorations. Explore its tradition with Kiyomoto Ogasawara and Chikao Ikeda (CHIKAKEN creator), specializing in the design, production and installation of bamboo lights.
The prix fixe dinner pays homage to the festival, imaging the starry sky and the traditional decorations.

Schedule
6:00 pm | Doors open
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm | Dinner
8:10 pm | Talk show with Kiyomoto Ogasawara and Chikao Ikeda
8:40 pm | Event ends

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Chikao Ikeda
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Deluxe Room with Balcony

special offers

Guests participating in the event may stay at the hotel at special rates.

Dates: May 30 (Mon.) through July 7 (Thu.)
Inquiries and Reservations: +81-3-3211-5218

Room Type With Breakfast
Deluxe King / Twin with Balcony (45m2 / 485ft2) Double occupancy
JPY 68,710~

*Prices are per room, per night, inclusive of service charge, consumption tax, and Tokyo Metropolitan Accommodation Tax. (Does not include event ticket, please purchase separately.)
*Breakfast is available at All-day Dining Grand Kitchen or In-room Dining.

collaboration packages

Special packages are available in collaboration with “World of Brocade” and “World of Bamboo Lights.”

World of Brocade

Dates: June 1 (Wed.) through 25 (Sat.)
Enjoy a stay with a framed artwork by Amane Tatsumura in your room. Includes a small item by the artist to take home as a memento of your trip.

World of Bamboo Lights

Dates: June 26 (Sun.) through July 7 (Thu.)
Your room will be decorated with bamboo lights. The wonderous and environmentally friendly lights will make your summer night special.

Inquiries and Reservations: +81-3-3211-5218

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10th anniversary

On May 17, 2022, Palace Hotel Tokyo celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Since it first opened its doors in 1961, Palace Hotel has established a rich history spanning over half a century. After an extensive three-year rebuild from the ground-up, it began its new story as Palace Hotel Tokyo on May 17, 2012.

To commemorate this 10th anniversary, we will be offering a series of events, accommodation packages and restaurant & bar menus throughout the year.

With heartfelt sincerity and an unwavering commitment to excellence, we will continue to provide omotenashi – Japanise hospitality – throughout the decade to come.