For Today’s Japan Photo, we continue the tour of the lovely Christmas illuminations in Japan by exploring this beautiful “blue forest” that is located in Caretta Shiodome, Tokyo.
Caretta Shiodome in Tokyo is holding its annual winter illumination event “Caretta Illumination 2011 Blue Forest” until Jan 9. About 250,000 LEDs light up 3D trees every 30 minutes. The illumination performance is accompanied by music from renowned violinist Chisako Takashima. Blue Forest is lit up from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. until Dec 21, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Dec 22-25, and from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. from Dec 26 to Jan 9.