Aug 22, 2017
Reflected on the water by the gently flickering light of about 1,000 lanterns, shrine maidens dance and perform musical acts on a specially constructed...
Jun 27, 2017
Celebrate the birth of Tenjin-sama, Shinto god of literature. Children march with mikoshi (portable shrines) and walk through woven hoops...
Feb 23, 2017
Buddhist tradition is followed by approximately 95% of people in Thailand. Buddhism has a long history in Thailand and its practices have permeated all aspects of daily life.
Feb 22, 2017
The special exhibition “Sacred Island of Okinoshima in Munakata Region and the Yamato Imperial Court” is running at the Kyushu National Museum in Dazaifu until Sunday, March 5.
Feb 15, 2017
Eighty Kyushu-based brands and creatives will exhibit and sell clothing, food and lifestyle goods at this unique and off-the-beaten-track event based around the theme “thought”.
Feb 13, 2017
Started in the Heian period, this elegant annual festival sees Waka poets in traditional kimono sit along a stream composing poems amongst 6,000 blossoming plum trees.
Jan 20, 2017
Kyushu-based creatives will exhibit and sell clothing, foods and lifestyle goods at this unique and off-the-beaten-track event. “thought” is the theme of the event, and the organiz...
Jan 13, 2017
Discover a world of umeshu! Over 150 varieties of umeshu (plum wine) from across Japan are available to taste and buy...
Nov 18, 2016
The autumn leaves at Kamado Jinja Shrine in Dazaifu will be lit up from Nov. 17. Shouji Uchihara, the Tokyo-based...
Nov 1, 2016
Dazaifu’s autumnal flower festival showcases thousands of pots of chrysanthemums. There are free classes on...