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ENJOY OUTDOOR SCREENINGS

Saturday, July 14, Sunday, July 15 and Monday, July 16 at Promenade (to be cancelled in case of rain)

In celebration of the 15th anniversary, outdoor screenings will be held over three consecutive evenings, featuring three masterpieces associated with Isao Takahata, who passed away this April. Enjoy with your family and friends.

First Evening – Saturday, July 14 19:30-
Panda! Go Panda! (35min.)

Panda! Go Panda!

©TMS

With her grandmother gone away on a trip, Mimiko is living alone at a house in the bamboo forest. Pan-chan and his father Papanda join her and they start living together.


Second Evening – Sunday, July 15 19:30-
Panda Kopanda Rainy Day Circus (35min.)

Panda Kopanda Rainy Day Circus

©TMS

Papanda and Pan-chan live happily with Mimiko. One day, they are joined by a tiger cub escaped from a circus. They take the cub back to the circus and get invited to see the show. After a fun evening, rain comes down, flooding the entire town!


Third Evening – Monday, July 16 19:30-
Sherlock Hound: Blue Ruby & Treasure Under the Sea (46min.)

Sherlock Hound: Blue Ruby & Treasure Under the Sea

©RAI・TMS

Based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes series, Sherlock Hound is a masterpiece animation series where almost all the characters are depicted as anthropomorphic dogs. Detective Sherlock Hound, with his trademark pipe in the mouth, and his loyal companion Dr. Watson, solve crimes with their intelligence and brilliant analytical skills.


SPECIAL EVENTS

Saturday, July 14, Sunday, July 15, and Monday, July 16 10:30 - 17:30 at Promenade

Kenichiro Tanimoto, a star of “Hook Book Row”, an NHK Educational TV program, and Mayu Ito, the 4th “exercise lady” from “Okaasan to issho” will join us at the festival! Enjoy music and street performance, juggling, a puppet show, and more. Also featuring performances by the local marching band, baton twirling and hip-hop dancing.

 

Kenichiro Tanimoto
Kenichiro Tanimoto

Mayu Ito
Mayu Ito

 

  • ・For inquiries, please call Saitama Audio-Visual Volunteers TEL: 048-259-3421

EXPERIENCE AND LEARN TRAFFIC SAFETY

Sunday, July 15 from 10:00 - 15:00 at Promenade (to be cancelled in case of rain)

交通安全を体験して学ぼう

Saito-kun will visit SKIP CITY and teach you traffic safety, let you experience a driving simulator, airbag demonstration and more.

 

  • Hosted by Saitama Trucking Association
  • For inquiries, please call Digital SKIP Station TEL: 048-264-7777

NIGHT STANDS at SKIP CITY

Monday, July 16 from 16:30 - 19:30 at Promenade

SKIPシティの夜店

SKIPシティの夜店

Enjoy various food stands and game booths. Cotton candy, tap beer, shaved ice and more! Family fun!

 

 

  • For inquiries, please call Digital SKIP Station TEL: 048-264-7777

SKIP CITY BON DANCING

Monday, July 16 from 18:00 at Promenade (to be cancelled in case of rain)

SKIPシティの盆踊り

Enjoy the annual bon dancing festival with international guests!

 

  • Hosted by Kamiaoki District Town Council

FILM PRODUCTION WORKSHOP

Wednesday, July 18 from 10:00 - 18:00 at Saitama Industrial Technology Center 4FPaid Event

A professional director will teach beginners how to make a film. In one day, you will learn how to write a scenario, shoot, edit, and distribute.

 

  • Lecturer: Yutaka Koide (Director)
  • Students: Anyone over the age of 18 (Max. 21 participants) *First come first served basis
  • Fee: ¥2,500
  • Registration: http://eigabigakkou.com/news/info/9250/
  • For other inquiries, please contact The Film School Of Tokyo TEL: 03-5459-1850

Yutaka Koide (Director)
Yutaka Koide (Director)

映画制作ワークショップ

SUMMER FESTIVAL HOSTED BY KAWAGUCHI HOUJINKAI

Saturday, July 21 from 10:00 - 19:00 (Stage Event starts at 14:00) at Promenade (Rain or shine)

This year, we present outdoor performances by local musicians and a choreographed sword fight show by professional actors. After the sword fight show, children can experience sword fight choreography. Catering vans, stamp rally, and more! Collect stamps to win gifts (limited supply)!

 

STENCIL WORKSHOP

Saturday, July 21, 10:00 – 15:00 at Center Circle (2F)Paid Event

Create your own T-shirt and bags using stencils. Illustrator HIROCKSHOW will use his own design to stamp fabrics to create one-of-a-kind items. Children can also learn!

 

  • First 50 participants only / First come first served basis / Requires 20 min.
  • Fee: T-Shirts ¥2000 / Tote Bag ¥1000 *You may bring your own fabric (¥500 off)
  • Hosted by Hatogaya Society of Commerce and Industry 048-281-5555

ONE DAY PETTING ZOO

Saturday, July 21 from 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00 at Corridor (2F)

ふれあい・一日動物村

Participants will interact with rabbits, guinea pigs, ducks, and bantams under the guidance of attendants.

 

  • For inquiries, please call Digital SKIP Station
    TEL: 048-264-7777

SPINNING TOP WORKSHOP

Saturday, July 21 from 10:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:00 at Corridor (2F)

ベーゴマ教室

Spinning top experts will show you how to play the game. Spinning tops will be on sale.

 

  • For inquiries, please call Nissan Foundry
    TEL: 048-222-4430

LEARN ABOUT FOOD WITH VEGETABLE SOMMELIERS

Saturday, July 21 from 10:00 - 15:00 at Center Circle (2F)

野菜ソムリエと一緒に、親子で食育体験!

Together with vegetable sommeliers, enjoy vegetables and fruits with your five senses. Plus special quiz and more

 

  • Co-sponsored by Vegetable Sommelier Community Saitama
  • For inquiries, please call Digital SKIP Station
    TEL: 048-264-7777

HATOGAYA SPECIALTY GOODS AND PRODUCTS

Saturday, July 21 from 10:00 - 16:00 at Corridor (2F)

Products of Hatogaya, a town of tradition and vibrancy, will be on sale including sweets and fried noodle sauce.

 

  • Hosted by Hatogaya Chamber of Commerce TEL: 048-281-5555

EXCITING ZOETROPE

Saturday, July 14, and Saturday, July21 at 13:00, 14:30, and 16:00, Tuesday, July 17, and Thursday, July 19, at 14:30, and 16:00 at Kawaguchi Science Museum

Looking through the slit of a rotating cylinder, can you see moving pictures? Let’s make a zoetrope.

 

  • Limited to 50 participants per session (first come first served basis)
  • Free (with a museum ticket stub)
  • For inquiries, please call Kawaguchi Science Museum TEL: 048-262-8431

NHK KIDS SPECIAL SCREENING

Saturday July 14, Sunday, July 15, Monday, July 16, Saturday, July 21, and Sunday July 22 at NHK Archives (2F)


©犬丸りん・NHK・NEP

A special screening of popular NHK TV programs and animations from NHK Archives.

 


  • For inquiries, please call NHK Archives TEL: 048-268-8000

“SAITAMA SUMMER FESTIVAL” PHOTO EXHIBITION

Sunday July 1 - Tuesday, July 31 at NHK Archives

Saitama is rich in nature. A photo exhibition “Saitama Summer festival” will be on display at our gallery.

 

  • For inquiries, please call NHK Archives TEL: 048-268-8000

SAITAMA SIGHTSEETING AND ANIMATION LOCATION EXHIBITION BOOTH

Friday, July 13 - Sunday, July 22 at the lobby of Convention Hall (1F)

・Will distribute flyers and show promotional videos of tourist and gourmet spots in Saitama.
・Featuring an exhibition of on-set location photos and stills from manga and animation works that take place in Saitama.
・Also featuring a special display of original scripts and autographs of people who have starred in films and TV that take place in Saitama.

 

  • For inquiries, please call Saitama Prefecture TEL: 048-830-3734

KAWAGUCHI I-MONO BRAND SHOWCASE

Friday, July 13 - Sunday, July 22 at the lobby of Convention Hall (1F)

A showcase of i-mono (fine products) made in Kawaguchi, a superior brand of tradition and trust.

 

  • Hosted by Kawaguchi Chamber of Commerce
  • For inquiries, please call 048-228-2220

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