In 2018 Italia, Amore Mio!, the biggest Italian festival in Japan, triples: 3rd edition, 3 cities: Tokyo (April 20-22) – Nagoya (July 20-22) – Osaka (November 2-4).
A total of 6 days featuring the best of made in Italy on display with over 60 VIP guests: opera, jazz, rock, pop concerts by top-notch names, breath-taking performances, celebrity talk-shows, interactive games, “Play and Fly to Italy” competitions, art installations, workshops by master teachers and the greatest selection of Italian food.
TOKYO (April 20-22)
“THE ARCHITECTURE OF BEAUTY”
The Tokyo edition will focus on Architecture as one of the main artistic expression both of Italian and Japanese creativity, with an outlook on the future of urbanism. Top names of the field (Massimiliano Fuksas, Takaharu Tezuka, Yasuhiro Yamashita, Yuji Nakae) together to brainstorm, debate, share their vision on the role of Architecture and Design. And of course your favorite pop-artist performance and the world’s best bartender to shake it for you.
Full program coming soon
(Tokyo main outdoor stage)
NAGOYA (July 20-22)
TV TOWER AND CENTRAL PARK
For the first time, the Italian colors will paint the symbol of Nagoya: the TV Tower and the surrounding Central Park. The finest contemporary Italian jazz, opera sets in suggestive settings, celebrity gigs, mid-level tower temp-shops for an extraordinary shopping and delicious Italian food and drinks at Cafe Torino and at the all-day Italian beer garden.
(Nagoya TV Tower)
OSAKA (November 2-4)
The largest among the three venues, we will bring a real Italian Piazza to Osaka for the closing edition of Italia, Amore Mio! Chit-chat areas, a market-vibe shopping area, an impressive display collection of classic and contemporary items and a large central stage that will feature the best of contemporary pop-jazz guest artists from Italy.
(Osaka Grand Front)