This year, Kuraray's Kurashiki Plant (located in Tamashima) is staging "Kuraray Christmas Fantasy 2005," an event that features the decorating and lighting of a 48-year-old, 15-meter-high Himalayan cedar standing at the plant’s main entrance.

Tree-lighting time period and times December 9, 2005 (Friday) to
December 25, 2005 (Sunday)
5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (the opening lighting ceremony mentioned above will start from 5:30 p.m.)
On December 24 (Saturday) the tree will remain lit until 12 midnight

During the event, a bazaar will be held on December 16 (Friday) and December 22 (Thursday), and sales proceeds will be donated to regional welfare institutions and other organizations.

Bazaar dates and time December 16, 2005 (Friday),
December 22, 2005 (Thursday)
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.