Conference Dinner

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Yachiyo Nanzenji, Kyoto

We are thrilled to announce that the The 15th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia) conference dinner will be held at the historic Yachiyo Nanzenji in the tranquil surroundings of Kyoto, Japan. Join us for an enchanting evening, escape from the scholarly world and dive into a unique dining experience filled with Japanese elegance, kaiseki flavours, and engaging conversation.

Important Information
Time & Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2024, 19:00-21:00
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 18, 2024
Availability: 20 persons
Ticket Price: 13,000 JPY

A Venue Famed for Kyoto Tradition

Yachiyo Nanzenji is more than a restaurant; it's a historical and cultural gem in Kyoto. Nestled near the famed Nanzen-ji Temple, Yachiyo epitomises the grace and refined aesthetics of traditional Kyoto. With a view of the stunning Japanese garden, this restaurant offers a dining experience infused with the gentle serenity of Japanese culture.

Established over a century ago, Yachiyo is renowned for its traditional kaiseki cuisine, which pays homage to Japan's seasonal beauty through artful presentation and delicate flavours. The restaurant is set in a traditional Japanese building, surrounded by a lush garden featuring a tranquil pond. Designed by the famed gardener Jihei Ogawa, this space reflects an ambiance of timeless elegance. Dining at Yachiyo is not just a meal but a cultural experience that resonates with the soul of Kyoto.

The Kyoto Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (KAMC) Conference Dinner at Yachiyo Nanzenji, Kyoto

The Kyoto Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (KAMC) Conference Dinner at Yachiyo Nanzenji, Kyoto

The Kyoto Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (KAMC) Conference Dinner at Yachiyo Nanzenji, Kyoto


Yachiyo Nanzenji Garden Restaurant, Nanzenji Fukuchicho 34, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto
京都市左京区 南禅寺福地町34

Conference Dinner at Yachiyo Nanzenji, Kyoto


Yachiyo celebrates the art of Kyoto-style kaiseki cuisine, a multi-course meal that emphasises seasonal ingredients and culinary craftsmanship.

Set Menu

Two Layer Bento Box

  • Nanzenji Mushi: Delicate steamed eggs infused with a flavourful broth.
  • Yudofu: Soft tofu simmered in a light, warming broth, typically enjoyed with dipping sauces.
  • Mixed Vegetables: A variety of seasonal vegetables, often served in a light dressing or sauce.
  • Simmered Dishes: Foods slowly cooked in a seasoned broth, enhancing their natural flavours.
  • Grilled Dishes: Ingredients, often fish or meat, expertly grilled to highlight their natural tastes.
  • Fried Foods: Dishes that are deep-fried to a crispy golden brown, ranging from tempura to other delicacies.
  • Sashimi: Thinly sliced, fresh raw fish or seafood, often accompanied by wasabi and soy sauce.
  • Soup: A warm broth often containing ingredients like seaweed, tofu, and fish.
  • Rice: Steamed white rice, the staple of many Japanese meals, sometimes garnished with pickles or sesame seeds.
  • What is Kaiseki?

    Kaiseki is a traditional Japanese multi-course meal that embodies the principles of Japanese culinary arts. It’s often considered the epitome of Japanese fine dining, and it emphasises seasonal ingredients, delicate flavours, and artistic presentation.

    Japanese meals contain fish, seafood and shellfish even in sauces and broths. As such, we cannot cater to vegans or those with seafood allergies during the conference dinner. Thank you for understanding.

    Conference Dinner at Yachiyo Nanzenji, Kyoto

    Conference Dinner at Yachiyo Nanzenji, Kyoto

    Conference Dinner at Yachiyo Nanzenji, Kyoto


    Tickets for the Conference Dinner are priced at 13,000 JPY, and availability is limited to ensure an intimate experience. The ticket price includes entrance to Yachiyo Nanzenji and the complete kaiseki meal, along with soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.

    Please reserve your spot at the Conference Dinner here:

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