Fukuoka Wisteria Guide 2018
Here we present eleven great wisteria spots in Fukuoka Prefecture for you to explore – so grab your camera and head out to experience the vibrant pink, purple and white curtains of wisteria!
Apr 10, 2018
Golden Week in Fukuoka 2018 Event Guide
No plans for spending Golden Week in Fukuoka? Well never fear, because the Fukuoka Now staff have selected the best events and activities for Golden Week this year.
Apr 26, 2018
May 2018 Fukuoka Now
Before it gets too hot, now is the time to cycle around Itoshima. We also introduce the Kyushu National Museum - a magnificent facility located just steps from Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine.
Apr 26, 2018
Forest Mark Espresso
Before opening Forest Mark in Yakuin, Yosuke Yatsuda honed his chops at a Tokyo coffee roastery known for its espresso.
Apr 26, 2018
- New School Uniforms to Consider Sexual Minorities Kego Junior High School has decided to change its school uniform from the existing stand-up collar and sailor suit to a gender-neutral blazer. A review committee made up of faculty members, student council officials, and guardians decided to change... More
- ¥10,000 Counterfeit Bills Found in Fukuoka Police have discovered counterfeit bills at a number of shrines around Fukuoka Prefecture. It appears that fake ¥10,000 bills have been used to purchase omamori (lucky charms) at seven shrines including Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine (Daizaifu City), Kushida Shrine, (Fukuoka City), Munakata... More
- Fukuoka Prefectural Police Restructure Ahead of G20 The Fukuoka Prefectural Police has announced that there will be personnel changes as part of a G20 Summit Countermeasures Division. The changes will apply to 72 staff as they work towards formulating a security plan for the G20 Meeting of... More
- Apartments Sold in Kyushu Increase A total of 6,671 condominiums were sold across the seven prefectures in Kyushu during 2017, which represented an 8% increase compared to the previous year. Kumamoto Prefecture experienced the biggest jump, with a 35% rise recorded. The Kyushu region witnessed a rise in the sale of smaller, urban-style condominiums aimed at... More
- Fukuoka Growth Next Celebrates 1st Year Anniversary Fukuoka Growth Next (FGN), a facility that supports ventures and new start-ups, celebrated their one year anniversary this April. The public-private initiative has raised seven times more than their initial target. FGN aimed to procure ¥500 million in funding for companies they support during their first year and half in operation. However, the service has already succeeded in raising... More