The year 2022 is also the 10th anniversary of the opening of TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN. centering on the tallest free-standing broadcast tower in the world, whiich will be aglow with a special "Happy New Year!" greeting, along with an image of the Japanese flag.




Light-up and projection map schedule is January 1 from midnight to 6 am and January 1-3 from 5:45 pm to midnight.





In addition, commemorative anniversary events include:

Shishimai, a propitious lion dance, welcoming spectators praying for good health and prosperity in the new year and ohayashi traditional music accompanying the dance.

  • Time: January 1 at 10 am and 11 am (20 minutes each)
  • Location: ground floor Solamachi Square
  • Kakizome, the first calligraphy at the beginning of New Year, including a large-brush calligraphic performance by artist Mouri Suzuki
  • Time: January 2nd and 3rd  at 1 pm (about 30 minutes)
  • Location: Solamachi Square




Kakizome Workshop - A free participatory workshop with Mouri Suzuki giving guidance, helping participants bring forth and write down their emotions for the New Year as a single kanji character.

  • Time: January 2nd and 3rd at every half hour between 2 and 6 pm (about 20 minutes each)
  • Location: Tokyo Solamachi East Yard 5th Floor Special Venue

New Year's Laughter Live 2022: Live performances by stand-up comedians at Tokyo Solamachi - First laugh at Solamachi

  • Time: January 1-3  at 1:30 and 3:30 pm          
  • Location: Tokyo Solamachi East Yard 5th Floor, Space # 634

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