Le Pont International Music Festival 2019 Ako & Himeji

Ticket Sales

Standard ticket

Price: 1,000 yen per ticket (All seats reserved, tax included)
  • Ticket sales start from 9 AM on Tuesday, July 30.
  • 4 tickets maximum per person for each performance of the concerts in Ako City (Ako Harmony Hall).
    (It is possible to purchase up to 8 tickets for two concerts per person in a single booking.)
    (Purchase counters are divided by venue, so you will need to join both queues if you wish to attend both the Ako Castle Ruins Special Venue and the Ako Harmony Hall performances.)
  • 2 tickets maximum per person for each performance of the concerts in Himeji City (Parnassus Hall).
    (If you would like to attend multiple performances, please rejoin the queue.)

Ticket sales over the counter (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

Hall How to collect your tickets
[Ako] Ako City Culture Center Pay at the counter
[Himeji] Himeji-shi Bunka Center

Ticket reservation by phone
*Ako performances only (Open 1:00 PM–5:00 PM on Tuesday, July 30 (Open 9:00 AM–5:00 PM from the following day))

  How to collect your tickets
Phone number to reserve tickets for concerts in Ako City TEL 0791-43-5144 Cash on delivery

*A separate ticket delivery fee will be required.
*Please note that tickets for concerts in Himeji City are not sold over the phone.

Lawson Ticket (Opens 10:00 AM on Tuesday, July 30

L code 51430 *The service fee is charged separately.
How to purchase How to collect tickets
By Phone 0570-084-005 (24-hour line with automatic voice guidance)
0570-000-407 (from 10 AM to 8 PM, operators)
Store pick up (LAWSON, MINISTOP), delivery
Purchase at a store Using "Loppi" at any Lawson store in Japan Store pick up (LAWSON, MINISTOP)
On the Internet https://l-tike.com/ (Sign-up required) (Available 24 hours) Store pick up (LAWSON, MINISTOP), Delivery

Ticket PIA (Opens 10:00 AM on Tuesday, July 30

P Code 152-209 *The service fee is charged separately.
How to purchase How to collect tickets
By Phone 0570-02-9999 (24-hour line with automatic voice guidance) Store pick up (PIA, 7-Eleven, FamilyMart), delivery
Purchase at a store Store pick up (PIA, 7-Eleven, FamilyMart)
On the Internet https://t.pia.jp/ Available 24 hours Store pick up (PIA, 7-Eleven, FamilyMart), Delivery

Parent-child pair tickets
(Please apply using a double postcard with paid postage attached for reply.)

Fee: 1,000 yen (tax included) for 2 tickets as a pair
Applicable concerts Ako Harmony Hall (second-floor seats) on Tuesday, October 1 and Wednesday, October 2: 12 pairs 24 seats per performance (total 24 pairs 48 seats)
Parnassus Hall on Friday, October 4: 24 pairs 48 seats
Application deadline Monday, June 10 to Friday, July 5 (as postmarked)
*If there are too many applications, there will be a lottery. We will inform you of the lottery results by return postcard.
Application method
  1. A pair has to consist of a guardian (high school student or older/The person does not have to be the parent) and a child (elementary or junior high school student).
  2. A pair cannot share a postcard with other pairs and must use one postcard for one concert date only.
  3. If a pair sends more than one application for one concert, the applications become invalid.
  4. A pair can apply for each concert.
  5. Pre-school children cannot be included in a pair.
  6. A pair's identities will be verified at the entrance.
How to fill out a double postcard
When applying for Ako Harmony Hall
Outgoing mail
[Front] 864 Nakahiro, Ako City, 678-0232, Japan
To: Ako City Culture Center "Ako International Music Festival"
[Back] Applicant's postal code, address, name (names and ages of the two, and school grade level), and phone number,
and clearly write "Parent-Child Pair Tickets for October 1" or "Parent-Child Pair Tickets for October 2" (applications without these details will be void).
Return mail
[Front] Applicant's postal code, address and name
[Back] Leave blank

When applying for Parnassus Hall
Outgoing mail
[Front] 426-1 Nishi nobusue, Himeji City 670-8544, Japan
Himeji Cultural and International Exchange Foundation "Himeji International Music Festival"
[Back] Applicant's postal code, address, name (names and ages of the two, and school grade level), and phone number,
and clearly write "Parent-Child Pair Tickets for October 4" (applications without these details will be void).
Return mail
[Front] Applicant's postal code, address and name
[Back] Leave blank

Tickets for the settlement and independence area
(Please apply using a double postcard with paid postage attached for reply.)

Fee: 1, 000 yen per ticket (tax included)
Applicable concert 70 seats available for the concert at the Ako Castle Ruins Special Venue on Saturday, September 28, and 80 seats available for the concert at Ako Harmony Hall on Tuesday, October 1
Number of tickets allowed per person Maximum 2 tickets per person for the concert at the Ako Castle Ruins Special Venue, and maximum 4 tickets per person for the concert at Ako Harmony Hall.
Application deadline Monday, June 10 to Friday, July 5 (as postmarked)
*If there are too many applications, there will be a lottery. We will inform you of the lottery results by return postcard.
Application method
  1. Only residents in Bizen City or Kamigori Town can apply.
  2. One applicant can only send one postcard. If an applicant sends more than one postcard, applications will become invalid.
How to fill out a double postcard
Outgoing mail
[Front] 864 Nakahiro, Ako City, 678-0232, Japan
To: Ako City Culture Center "Ako International Music Festival"
[Back] Applicant's postal code, address, name, phone number,
"Tickets for the settlement and independence area for [date]" and desired number of tickets
Return mail
[Front] Applicant's postal code, address and name
[Back] Leave blank

*We will not use your name, address, or any other personal information for any purpose other than those related to sending tickets.
*Please write either "September 28" or "October 1" when filling out the date for "Tickets for the settlement and independence area."
*Pre-school children cannot enter.