“Noh” Japanese Traditional Performing Art Event and Exhibition

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“Noh” Japanese Traditional Performing Art Event and Exhibition

The Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo(KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host a special event and exhibition of the Japanese traditional performing art called “Noh” from September 27 (Friday) to November 27 (Wednesday), 2019. This exhibition is held in cooperation with The National Noh Theatre and marks the fourth time that this event will be held. This year’s exhibition is based upon the “Tale of the Heike” historical epic poetry that portrays the battle between the Heike and the Minamoto clans for control of Japan and the rise and fall of the Taira Family (Heike). Also, various precious props, art and literary works, including masks carved from wood, costumes and other items, associated with Noh plays such as “Shunkan (A Buddhist priest who plotted to bring down the ruling Taira Family)” and “Atsumori (A young warrior of the Taira Family who was killed in battle)” will be provided by The National Noh Theatre for display. Complimentary shortened performances of Noh programs will be held in our Lobby on October 15 (Tuesday) and 28 (Monday), 2019 by Tsunao Yamai of the Komparu School of Noh, who will also provide a lecture on the art of Noh.

Keio Plaza Hotel Tama is the First Hotel to Open “My Melody” and “Little Twin Stars” Themed Rooms With Upgrades of Hello Kitty Rooms

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tama is the First Hotel to Open “My Melody” and “Little Twin Stars” Themed Rooms With Upgrades of Hello Kitty Rooms

The Keio Plaza Hotel Co., Ltd., one of Japan’s most prestigious hotel companies operating hotels in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo and other locations, is proud to announce that our Keio Plaza Hotel Tama has become the first hotel in the world to open theme guest rooms based upon “My Melody” and “Little Twin Stars” (Kiki and Lala) who have been adored by fans around the world since their creation in 1975.

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts Japanese Sword Culture, Armor Exhibition –  “Japan’s Soul and Beauty of Swords and Armor by Legendary Artisans”

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts Japanese Sword Culture, Armor Exhibition – “Japan’s Soul and Beauty of Swords and Armor by Legendary Artisans”

The Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host a special exhibition entitled “Japan’s Soul and Beauty of Swords and Armor by Legendary Artisans” displaying beautiful Japanese swords and armor from April 25 (Thursday) to June 27 (Thursday), 2019 in the 3rd floor lobby of our Hotel.

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts “Spring Cherry Blossom Festival” Celebrating the Arrival of Sakura Season

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts “Spring Cherry Blossom Festival” Celebrating the Arrival of Sakura Season

The Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo will host a special “Spring Cherry Blossom Festival” with menu items prepared by executive chefs from March 1 to April 30 2019.

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Opens Two Additional Floors of Club Floor “Premier Grand”

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Opens Two Additional Floors of Club Floor “Premier Grand”

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo renovates two of its upper floors (35th and 36th floors of the Main Tower) to expand its “Premier Grand” facilities to seven floors (35th and 41st floors) and add 56 new Premier Grand guest rooms.

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Renovates Universal Design Guests Rooms -10 Rooms Renovated, and 3 Luxury Type Rooms Newly Opened in December

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Renovates Universal Design Guests Rooms -10 Rooms Renovated, and 3 Luxury Type Rooms Newly Opened in December

TOKYO – Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will begin renovation of its ten universal design guest rooms (35.5 square meters) on the 30th floor of our Hotel from the middle of July 2018, and add three new luxury type universal design rooms, including two 47.0 square meter and one 67.4 square meter rooms, bringing the total number of universal design rooms to 13 to be reopened in the middle of December 2018. A total of JPY400 million will be spent on the renovation of these 13 universal design rooms and four other general guest rooms, also on the 30th floor, to raise their design and functionality as part of our Hotel’s […]

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Collaborates with The National Noh Theatre to Host Live“Noh”

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Collaborates with The National Noh Theatre to Host Live“Noh”

TOKYO – Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host special 20 minute complimentary live performances of “Noh” Japanese traditional performing art on June 7 (Thursday) and 21 (Thursday), 2018 from 5:00p.m. in the third floor lobby of our Hotel. These live performances are held as part of a special exhibition of “Noh” from June 1 (Friday) to 27 (Wednesday), 2018. Along with these performances, various art items related to “Noh,” including traditional carved wooden masks, intricately woven costumes and other artistic props, will be displayed in our Hotel lobby on a complimentary basis. The “Noh” play entitled “Kakitsubata,” or Iris in English, will be performed along with the display of carved wooden masks […]

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts Hina-matsuri Girls’ Doll Festival Exhibition

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts Hina-matsuri Girls’ Doll Festival Exhibition

6,800 Magnificent and Ornate Decorations and Incense Displayed TOKYO – Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host a special exhibition entitled “Hina-matsuri (Japan’s Traditional Girls’ Doll Festival)” where 6,800 magnificent and ornate handmade dolls and other traditional decorations will be displayed and be held in the lobby from February 1 to March 29, 2018. The exhibition this year will also have a special corner highlighting the history and tradition of Japanese incense culture. Incense arrived during the Asuka Period of Japan (From 592 to 710) originally as part of the Buddhist religion from overseas. Over time, incense became an intrinsic part of daily grooming of Japanese, and later became an important part of […]

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Commemorates 3rd Anniversary of Hello Kitty Rooms

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Commemorates 3rd Anniversary of Hello Kitty Rooms

TOKYO – Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, has introduced a new original Hello Kitty doll wearing yukata (Casual Japanese kimono) to commemorate the third year of operations of our “Hello Kitty” themed rooms. For guests staying in Hello Kitty rooms, an original Hello Kitty doll will be presented. Guests can take pictures of their fun and memorable stays wearing same yukatas in our Hello Kitty rooms. Eight of our hotel rooms were renovated in the theme of the globally popular character “Hello Kitty”, with four rooms being remodeled in each of the two themes of “KITTY TOWN” and “PRINCESS KITTY” and opened on November 1, 2014. Our Hello Kitty rooms have […]