Dick Bruna’s Design In Fukuoka

Best known for his creation “Miffy,” picture book author and graphic designer Dick Bruna is also known for his simple but warm and humorous work. This exhibition, “The Secret of Simplicity, Dick Bruna’s Design,” will feature…

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51st Fukuoka City Flower Arrangement Exhibition

Bringing together groups and styles prominent in Fukuoka’s flower arranging scene, this ikebana festival is well-known to local residents and has been taking place for more than…

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Custard Cream Apple Pie Store “Ringo” Opens In Tenjin

Bake Inc. the Hokkaido-based company behind the wildly successful brand “Bake” cheese tarts, will open a new shop, also in Fukuoka’s Tenjin Chikagai (underground shopping center) for their new brand, Ringo on May 22. Like Bake, the new shop will sell only one product, custard cream apple pies. You can expect long lines as the […]

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Japan Sake Festa Fukuoka 2017

From Tohoku to Kyushu, 23 selected sake breweries will gather in Fukuoka. With the IWC (International Wine Challenge) award under their belts, choose from over…

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Matsuri With The Kyushu – UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Commemoration Event

To commemorate the inclusion of five major Kyushu festivals such as the Hakata Gion Yamakasa in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list, a 2-hour showcase of these five festivals will be held from…

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Fukuoka Tenjin Takigi-noh 2017

Foreign guests are invited to watch Takigi-noh, the most ancient form of musical theater in Japan, for free at ACROS Fukuoka on Tuesday, May 30. Witness spectacular plays “Tsuchigumo” (Asian spider) and…

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Ice Cream Fiesta 2017

Today, May 9 is National Ice Cream Day! And on May 13 major ice cream makers Glico, Lotte, Morinaga, Meiji, Häagen-Dazs and more will give away free ice cream at Mitsukoshi Lion Hiroba! Also, get the chance to…

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Boat Race Fukuoka Event – May 13, 2017

Boat Race Fukuoka – Special event for tourists and international residents! 2017 May 13 (Sat.) 13:00~16:30 at Boat Race Fukuoka (15 minute walk from Tenjin Sta.) This is a rare opportunity to learn about and experience Boat Race. It’s a highly competitive sport in which small but high-powered speed boats race around a water track. […]

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Fukutsu Tai Chazuke Fair at Acros

Featuring red sea bream naturally raised in the nearby Genkai Sea, restaurants offer their special “tai chazuke” (red sea bream sashimi on rice in a green tea broth) in this popular annual fair. There will also be a panel photo exhibition of…

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Hokkaido Fair in Fukuoka

One of the biggest Hokkaido fairs in Kyushu takes place in the park behind ACROS Fukuoka. Approximately 50 booths offer delicious Hokkaido food including rice with crab and salmon roe, other seafoods, meats, ramen, fruit and…

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