February Kabuki at Hakataza 2017

A striking series of performances starring Ennosuke Ichikawa, a revered Japanese kabuki actor. Three classics will be…

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‘Ikai Spirit World’ Photo Exhibition

A solo photo exhibition by the Fukuoka-based photographer, Tomm. The theme is ‘ikai’ which translates to spirit world. His focus is on traditional Japan and…

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Sister Act the Musical at Hakataza

The musical comedy ‘Sister Act’ is coming to Kyushu for the first time ever. The musical is based on the hit film starring…

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The People by Kishin

This exhibition celebrates the work of one of Japan’s most famous photographers, Kishin Shinoyama. Kishin is famous for…

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Hakata Odori

The 26th Hakata Odori is the perfect opportunity to experience Hakata culture at its finest. Eighteen geisha perform on Hakataza’s huge stage – dancing, singing and playing…

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Hakataza November Hanagata Kabuki: Ishikawa Goemon

In this take on a classic love story, the legendary bandit Ishikawa Goemon (Ichikawa Ebizo) falls in love with Chacha (Kataoka Takataro), the beloved courtesan of the taiko Toyotomi Hideyoshi (Ichikawa Ukon). Together, they have a child and, when it is revealed that…

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World Masterpiece Theater Exhibition

World Masterpiece Theater is an anime show that recounted animated versions of different Japanese every Sunday at 19:30. It originally aired from 1969 to 1997 then resumed in 2007. From Oct. 15, the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum will be celebrating…

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Art Fair Asia Fukuoka 2016

Galleries from across Asia send in their premier works for this art fair. At this innovative event, the works will be showcased in a set of guest rooms, better enabling visitors to envisage the work in their own homes. This year, the number of participating galleries has…

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Takeshi Art Exhibition

Takeshi Kitano (Beat Takeshi), the internationally famous Japanese comedian, television personality, director, actor, author and screenwriter, has put together an…

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Fukuoka Independent Film Festival 2016

Fans of independent and alternative cinema will enjoy this festival. This event aims to encourage and nurture Kyushu cinematographers, and to create…

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