TOKYO, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Japan and the Japan Night Organization Committee, comprised of leading companies and entities in Japan, will jointly host JAPAN NIGHT on Jan. 22, 2015 at Central Sporthotel, Davos during the 2015 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. JAPAN NIGHT, hosted by the nation's public and private sectors, is aimed at deepening international political and business exchanges between Japan and the world, reaffirming Japan's positive global contribution and conveying Japan's hopes to our partners firsthand.
It will also be an opportunity for leaders and dignitaries from around the world to savor Washoku (Japanese cuisine) and sake (Japanese alcohol), and to experience traditional culture such as the ceremonies of Kagamibiraki (Sake barrel breaking) and Mochitsuki (rice cake pounding), as part of a fun-filled introduction to the Japanese sense of tradition.
Details of the event are as follows.
* JAPAN NIGHT 2015
Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Jan. 22, 2015
Venue: Central Sporthotel Davos
- The Government of Japan
- The Japan Night Organization Committee:
Representatives from the following companies are participating in the Japan Night.
Accenture Japan Ltd, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, ANA HOLDINGS INC., Dentsu Inc., GLOBIS, Hitachi, Ltd., ITOCHU Corporation, JAPAN ASIA GROUP LIMITED, LIXIL Group Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., Nomura Holdings, Inc., OSAKA GAS CO., LTD., Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Holdings, Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc., SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Teijin Limited, Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc., Toshiba Corporation, and Unison Capital, Inc.
The Japan Night Organization Committee
SOURCE The Japan Night Organization Committee