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[Held from Saturday, December 16, 2023 to Wednesday, February 14, 2024] National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Tower Projection Mapping 2023-2024
“National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Castle Tower Projection Mapping 2023-2024” produced by HITOHATA,INC. in collaboration with Epson Sales Co., Ltd. and Seiko Epson Co., Ltd. will be held from Saturday, December 16, 2023 to February 14, 2024 ( The event will be held until Wednesday at Matsumoto Cast...
What is National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Tower Projection Mapping 2023-2024?
“National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Castle Tower Projection Mapping 2023-2024” produced by HITOHATA,INC., Ltd. in collaboration with Epson Sales Co., Ltd. and Seiko Epson Co., Ltd. will be held from Saturday, December 16, 2023 to February 14, 2024 ( The event will be held until Wednesday at Matsumoto Castle Park (Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture). (Sponsor: Castle Town Matsumoto Festa Organizing Committee)
This event will feature a folding screen depicting Kazumasa Ishikawa, the lord of the castle who built the magnificent castle tower, on the castle tower and stone walls of Matsumoto Castle, one of the five existing national treasures and the oldest of the five-story, six-story castle towers. Dynamic and fantastic projection mapping images will be projected, including dynamic digital animation of pictures, digital art with motifs of snowflakes and ice, and hundreds of flowers blooming beautifully in the Northern Alps.
Admission is free and no advance registration is required.
During the exhibition period: December 16th (Sat) - January 7th, 2024 (Sunday), January 8th (Monday) - January 26th (Friday), Period > From Saturday, January 27th to Wednesday, February 14th, you can enjoy projection mapping performances with different themes.
Please enjoy the first-ever projection mapping that colors the Matsumoto Castle tower in winter.
[Name] National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Tower Projection Mapping 2023-2024
(Inside “Castle Town Festival of Light and Ice Matsumoto City Illumination 2023-2024”)
[Date and time] Saturday, December 16, 2023 - Wednesday, February 14, 2024 18:00-21:00
December 16, 2023 (Saturday) - January 7, 2024 (Sunday)
January 8, 2024 (Monday) to January 26, 2024 (Friday)
January 27, 2024 (Sat) - February 14, 2024 (Wed)
*Approximately 9 minutes of content will be projected continuously with approximately 3 minutes of internship mission in between.
*During the exhibition period, you can enjoy projection mapping with different themes in the 1st period, 2nd period, and 3rd period.
*Projections will be performed even in rainy weather, but in the case of stormy weather, projections may be temporarily suspended or canceled.
[Venue] Matsumoto Castle Park (4-1 Marunouchi, Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture)
Train: Approximately 20 minutes walk from JR "Matsumoto Station"
Bus: From JR Matsumoto Station, get off at Utsukushigahara Onsen Line, Asama Line, Okada Line, or Alps Park Line to Matsumoto Castle/Shiyakusho-mae.
Car: Approximately 20 minutes by car from Nagano Expressway "Matsumoto IC"
*For parking, please use the Matsumoto City Matsumoto Castle Otemon Parking Lot (3-dimensional) (7:30-22:30, regular car 150 yen/30 minutes, about 8 minutes walk to Matsumoto Castle).
[Contents] A folding screen painting depicting Kazumasa Ishikawa, the lord of the castle who built the magnificent castle tower, on the castle tower and stone walls of Matsumoto Castle, one of the five existing national treasure castle towers and the oldest of the five-story, six-story castle towers. Dynamic and fantastic projection mapping images will be projected, including dynamic digital animation, digital art with motifs of snowflakes and ice, and hundreds of flowers blooming beautifully in the Northern Alps.
[Price] Free viewing, no advance application required
[Event information] https://www.hitohata.jp/news/event/dQqMo6q_
Request to visitors
・When taking photos or videos, please refrain from using flash photography, drone photography, or using a tripod in the front row for long periods of time when the venue is crowded. Additionally, the shutter sound from continuous shooting may disturb people around you, so please refrain from continuous shooting during busy times or use the silent shooting function. Due to the fast movement of the video, we recommend recording video using a smartphone.
・When using a tripod, the upper limit of the camera position will be the height of the photographer's head regardless of the viewing location (excluding photography by official recording staff). Also, please refrain from taking pictures using stepladders or other objects that do not allow your feet to touch the ground.
・As the areas suitable for viewing are limited, we ask for your cooperation in negotiating with each other.
・You may be seen in photo shoots, video editing, and media interviews by staff. Please note.
・Wearing a mask is left to individual judgment.
・If you have symptoms such as fever, cough, or sore throat, please refrain from visiting.
[Sponsor] Castle Town Matsumoto Festa Organizing Committee
[Production/Production] Epson Sales Co., Ltd., HITOHATA,INC., Seiko Epson Co., Ltd.
Since its establishment in 2019, HITOHATA,INC. has worked on a number of large-scale projection mapping events at world heritage sites, national treasures, cultural properties, and historical sites in Japan and around the world, as well as large-scale immersive museums and utilizing old folk houses. We also handle events such as digital installations. So far, we have held events such as "Experience the space! A moving ukiyo-e exhibition NAGOYA", "Okazaki Castle Castle Tower Projection Mapping", "UNESCO World Heritage San Marino Historic Center and Mt. Titano Palazzo Publico Projection Mapping", United Nations General Assembly side event sponsored by the Japan Tourism Agency and co-sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. Inbound tourism reception "DISCOVER Japan's NEW TREASURES" 3D projection show (New York), "National Historic Site Saiku Ruins Heian Emaki Projection Mapping", "Takada Honzan Senshuji National Treasure Mieido Projection Mapping", "FORUM 8 Rally Japan 2022 with Sakuragi Bridge Projection Mapping" Aichi Prefecture Designated Tangible Cultural Property Ito Family Residence x Festival of Flowers and Digital Art” “Tokugawa Shogun Family Temple, Jodosan Daijuji Temple Important Cultural Property Daihojo Wall Painting VR/Metaverse” “Tokugawa Shogun Family Temple, Jodozan Taijuji Temple Projection Mapping & Digital Art Night” "Visit" "National Registered Tangible Cultural Property Restaurant Kawabun Digital Art Kaiseki" "Nagoya Marriott Associa Hotel Crystal Christmas of Light" "Gifu Sekigahara Battlefield Memorial Museum Historical Picture Scroll Projection Mapping" "Sekigahara 3D Battle Screen" "INSTALLAZIONE DIGITALE Tokugawa Ieyasu Armor Projection I was involved in the production and planning of digital entertainment such as "Mapping in MILANO".
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