YOSHIKI will create a special musical performance to celebrate the Grand Opening of JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles at Hollywood & Highland on Friday, August 24th, opening all its doors to the public starting August 25, 2018.
JAPAN HOUSE has been located in London and São Paulo already. And this is the first JAPAN HOUSE in North America.
JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles seeks to foster awareness and appreciation for Japan around the world by showcasing the very best of Japanese art, design, gastronomy, innovation, technology, and more. An innovative project of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, JAPAN HOUSE is comprised of three hubs—London, Los Angeles and Sao Paulo.
JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles occupies two floors in the popular Hollywood & Highland entertainment complex and brings various aspects of Japan to American and international audiences.
On the second floor, the facility spans more than 6,000 sq. ft. and features an exhibition gallery, a retail space that carries an expertly curated selection of uniquely Japanese products, a small café, and a sub-gallery suitable for intimate gallery talks and smaller exhibitions. The fifth-floor space spans 8,000 sq. ft, and features an elegant, fine-dining Japanese restaurant, a relaxing library, a multi-purpose event venue, and simply spectacular views of Los Angeles.
YOSHIKI serves as an advisor for JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles along with honorary advisor Larry Ellison who is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. His active involvement in Japan and his appreciation for Japan’s art and culture is widely known.
JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles offers a bridge-building cultural experience that will be exciting to anyone who is curious about Japan. By bringing Japan to America, the project will give those of us living in North America an exceptional opportunity.” said Mr. Ellison.
JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles thanks Mr. Ellison for his commitment and generous support to the project,” said Ms. Yuko Kaifu, President, JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles. “We are honored to welcome him as an Honorary Advisor.
YOSHIKI has been invited to give a special congratulatory performance at the unveiling of the newly-completed facility, which will include a special cocktail reception and a seated dinner with the international government, business, and cultural leaders, including the Ministry officials of Foreign Affairs of Japan, the Consul General of Japan, and celebrities.
Demonstrating his commitment to the mission of JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles, YOSHIKI personally made arrangements for a limited number of American fans to attend the private event in the unique, intimate setting in the heart of Hollywood. YOSHIKI has announced the invitation on August 3rd, 2018 on his official Instagram, and applications for the rare passes surpassed the capacity limit just minutes after he posted the news.
Why don’t you visit JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles in Hollywood next time you will come to Los Angeles to discover cool Japanese art, design, innovation, technology, and more.
JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles Website: https://www.japanhouse.jp/losangeles/