Apr 19, 2021
Azalea is a shrub with red, pink, and white flowers that bloom from April to June. It is commonly used as a garden and roadside shrub in many parts of Japan since ancient times and...
Apr 9, 2021
The cherry blossom season began and ended at least two weeks earlier than usual. Now another tree comes into bloom in Fukuoka and across Kyushu. Wisteria have been adored...
Apr 6, 2021
Fukuoka City has announced that it is starting its vaccination program for a portion of elderly residents from April 12. It is expected that all elderly residents will receive...
Mar 30, 2021
Many people know Fukutsu for its Hikari no Michi (“path of light”). The mysterious Hikari no Michi is truly spectacular. It happens when the setting sun lines up directly...
Mar 29, 2021
Spring has arrived, and a refreshing breeze is blowing in Seaside Momochi. The “Momochi Now” series is back with monthly interviews with people who live, work, or are otherwise inv...
Mar 26, 2021
The island of Kyushu is blessed with abundant nature and beautiful scenery. There are Shinkansen and highway connections to wherever people live on the island, and the numerous sma...
Mar 23, 2021
Fukuoka was home to the first public library in Japan. Called the Kushida Bunko, it was opened in 1818 on the premises of Kushida Shrine, the grand tutelary shrine of Hakata. Altho...
Mar 21, 2021
Kurume Kasuri is a traditional textile from the Chikugo region that has been handed down over the generations. It is currently produced in Kurume City, Hirokawa Town (in Yame Distr...
Mar 19, 2021
Although we think nothing of buying clothes nowadays, there was a time in the past when people in each household made their own clothing from...
Mar 9, 2021
In my previous article, I explained that a contract (or fixed-term) worker has the right of conversion from a fixed-term contract to a non-fixed term contract if their contract has...