Feb 21, 2014
From the Heian Period, this elegant annual festival sees Waka poets in traditional kimono sit along the stream amongst 6,000 plum blossoms composing poems, as a cup of sake is set ...
Aug 20, 2013
Dazaifu Tenmangu is brilliantly illuminated with lanterns for Sentomyo – the ceremony of 1,000 candles. The illumination is part of annual event Jinkoshiki, an Intangible Folk Cult...
Jul 25, 2013
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Japan and China’s diplomatic relations, this groundbreaking exhibition showcases artefacts depicting 3,000 years of Chinese history. The exhibit...
Jul 18, 2013
The Dazaifu Brand Creation Council (Dazaifu Brand Sozo Kyogikai太宰府ブランド創造協議会) will hold its third annual “Yukata de Dazaifu” event, promoting Dazaifu as a traditional Japanese city ...
Apr 23, 2013
"The Great Story of Vietnam", Japan's first major exhibit on Vietnamese culture, is showing at the Kyushu National Museum in Dazaifu. This special exhibit, which commemorates 40 ye...
Feb 26, 2013
The plum tree is not only the symbol of Dazaifu Tenmangu but, more importantly, the flower of Fukuoka Prefecture. From the middle of February to the middle of March is the perfect ...
Feb 19, 2013
This annual purification ceremony has origins in the Heian Period. Participants in ceremonial court robes sit along the stream composing waka poems, as cups of sake are set afloat....
Nov 8, 2012
The start of November marks the 59th Autamu Kikka Ten (Chrysanthemum show) at Dazaifu Tenmangū Shrine. This annual festival has over 1,500 pots on display, with many different type...
Sep 21, 2012
Lanterns will light up Dazaifu Sep. 23 and Sep. 25 during the Old City Lights Festival. The event is linked to the Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine Festival on Sep 25. Lanterns can be purch...