NEWSText: Aya Shomura


The Ice Hills Hotel which was built with ice and snow can let us experience and stay, in Sweden Hills of Tobetsu, Ishikari near Sapporo will be opened in this year following last year. As part of a Creative Hokkaido project, Clark gallery + SHIFT is in charge of the creative direction of the designs of the one guest room in the Ice hotel building. The artists Toshihiko Shibuya will design each room and create his original spaces.

This project provides various programs, such as the hotel stay experience in Ice Hills Hotel, food and fun in four Ice Hotel buildings made with snow and ice, including surrounding areas. By offering the ice and snow world with art which releases fantastic beauty. It will suggest a new life-style in long winter in Hokkaido, as a way of taking advantage of the attraction of the mid-winter in northern country as a center of tourism.

*Due to the weather, the event has finished on March 10th, 2015.

ROYCE′ Ice Hills Hotel in Tobestu 2015
Date: January 17th – March 10th, 2015
Opening hours: 11:30 – 20:00 (Opens daily. Ice Hills Hotel will beclosed in case of the bad weather)
Place: Sweden Hills Golf Club
Address: 2788-28, Sweden Hills, Tobetsu, Ishikari, Hokkaido
Organized by Ice Hills Hotel in Toubetsu 2014 Executive Committee
Presenting Sponsor: ROYCE′ CONFECT
Presenting Supported by Town of Tobetsu, Sweden House
Free admission (Food, Drink and Stay experience will be charged.)
Partners: SHIFT, Creative Hokkaido, Art Sapporo

Text: Aya Shomura

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