The Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este (Cernobbio, Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy) and the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance (Monterey, California, USA) are renowned as competitions of automotive magnificence. Concorso d'Eleganza Kyoto 2019, on April 13th and 14th 2019, will bring the philosophy and atmosphere of these two competitions to the grounds of Nijo Castle, a former Imperial villa and one of Japan's most prominent World Cultural UNESCO Heritage Sites.

Here, legendary cars will be examined, and their great artistic and historical value will be presented for all to see. This will be followed by an Award Ceremony in which a variety of honors will be given to.

Main Facts

Event Dates: April 13th & 14th 2019
Event Site: World Heritage Site Nijo Castle (Nijo-jo) in the city of Kyoto, Japan
Special Program: “Zagato 100th Anniversary”
Special Feature: “Lamborghini Polo Storico”
Event Highlight: Award Ceremony on Sunday April the 14th 2019
Organized by: Kyoto City and Executive Committee of Concorso d’Eleganza Kyoto 2019
Supported by:  FIVA (Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens), Automobile Club d’Italia (ACI)
Chief Executive Producer: Hidetomo Kimura (Ambassador of International Tourism for Kyoto City / Art Aquarium Artist)
Chairman: Corrado Lopresto