Nov 27, 2019
Yuki Nishimoto, a rising star in the world of sumi-e ink painting, drew in 45,000 visitors for his first solo exhibition in Fukuoka last year. This year, as part of his nationwide ...
Nov 26, 2019
Just 25 km west of Fukuoka City, Itoshima has beautiful beaches, lush green mountains and is famous for flavorful vegetables and fresh seafood. Learn more about Itoshima now!
Nov 25, 2019
These market-style events originated in Germany and are usually held in the weeks leading up to Christmas. The first Fukuoka Christmas Market was held in 2013, and it has continued...
Nov 24, 2019
If you’re a foreigner living in Japan, trying to navigate and understand Japanese laws can be quite difficult, even if you speak the language. This series will touch on topics of i...
Nov 22, 2019
Every year from November, Fukuoka City transforms into a glimmering night-time spectacle as shops and public spaces display elaborate Christmas lights. Check out Fukuoka Now’s Illu...
Nov 1, 2019
The coastline of Itoshima is dotted with small fishing ports. At some of these, you might see 50-meter-long structures similar to those used to grow vegetables and flowers on farml...
Oct 30, 2019
There were 940 cases of HIV infection and 377 cases of AIDS reported in 2018 - a combined total of 1,317 cases. For the past 15 years, the number of cases of HIV and AIDS has been ...
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With autumn comes the changing leaves, and one of the best places in the city to stroll through the beautiful fall foliage is Yusentei. Yusentei Park features a Japanese garden sit...
Oct 29, 2019
You know we are in the middle of autumn when you hear calls of ishi yaki-imo (sweet potatoes baked on hot stones) ringing through the streets. That’s the sound of vendors driving ...