【Event】Kyoto Geijutsu Hanabi Fireworks – Dedicated to the Celebration of the Enthronement of the Emperor. May 29, 2019, Kyoto Racecourse.
This year’s Kyoto Geijutsu Hanabi (Art Fireworks) Festival will be dedicated to the celebration of Emperor Naruhito’s accession to the throne. A new art form, the show sees traditional Japanese fireworks synchronized with music. The Kyoto Geijutsu Hanabi 2019 extravaganza will be held on May 29, at the Kyoto Racecourse in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto city.
Continuing from the inaugural event last year, 2019 will be the second Kyoto Geijutsu Hanabi (Kyoto Art Fireworks) display. Japan’s top pyrotechnic professionals will gather to form a “Hanabi-shi Dream Team”. Spectators will be treated to a non-stop dazzling display of 13,000 fireworks over the approximately one hour performance, including 30 enormous “shaku-dama” aerial shells.
Admission is by ticket only.
Event name: Tenno Heika Go-Sokui Kinen Kyoto Geijustu Hanabi 2019
Schedule: Display to be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. In case of severe weather, postponed to the following day, Thursday, May 30. Cancelled if severe weather continues on May 30.
Time: Gates open at 17:00. Display begins at 19:50. Expected finishing time, 20:50.
Venue: Kyoto Racecourse.
Admission: General admission from 6,000 yen (6,480 yen including tax). Elementary school children from 2,000 yen (2,160 including tax)