Fukuoka Fireworks Guide 2018
Summer in Japan isn’t complete without experiencing at least one hanabi taikai (fireworks festival)!
Jul 14, 2017
Hakata Gion Yamakasa Guide 2018
Welcome to Yamakasa, welcome to Fukuoka! There’s more to Yamakasa than just the main race – read our full guide to find out more
Jun 27, 2018
Hakata Gion Yamakasa Kazariyama Guide 2018
Fourteen decorative Yamakasa floats are now set up around the city, heralding in the start of the Hakata Gion Yamakasa!
Jul 6, 2018
July 2018 Fukuoka Now
The Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival kicks off on July 1st and it’s also the season for fireworks festivals and beer gardens!
Jun 27, 2018
- New Yoshimoto Kogyo Theater to Open in Fukuoka The entertainment company Yoshimoto Kogyo announced on July 10 the opening of a permanent theater on the eighth floor of Tenjin Vivre this September. Yoshimoto Kogyo Vivre Hall will host live comedy performances featuring manzai and comedy sketches, as well as... More
- Reconstruction Work to the Kyudai Main Line Completed A trial run was carried on the 2.4 km stretch of track that runs between Teruoka Station and Hita Station (Kyudai Main Line) on July 12 to confirm if the line was ready to re-open after last year's heavy rainfall in Northern Kyushu caused suspensions to... More
- Cormorant Fishing Suspended in Chikugo The traditional cormorant fishing that takes place on Chikugo River was suspended again for the second consecutive year. This is expected to have a negative impact on tourism in the area. The practice of... More
- Rainy Season in Northern Kyushu Ended Japan Meteorological Agency announced the end of the rainy season on July 9 for northern Kyushu and Chugoku, Kinki, Tokai and Hokuriku regions. The rainy season in Kyushu ended ten days earlier compared to... More
- Itoshima’s Shiraito Falls and Fureai no Sato Temporarily Closed The roads surrounding the Shiraito Falls and Fureai no Sato in Itoshima are temporarily closed due to mudslides caused by the heavy rain that fell during the first week of July. Access to the waterfalls and Fureai no Sato will not be possible... More
Termination of Employment Contracts for Assistant Language Teachers or “Guest Teachers” in Fukuoka
Jul 6, 2018 Now Reports