Art & Culture
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Feb 15, 2019
Last night we were lucky to attend a full dress rehearsal of the latest Cirque du Soleil production, “Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities”. And wow - it lives up to the hype! This show...
Jan 24, 2019
Attended by 14,000 people last year, this is one of Fukuoka’s foremost track-and-field competitions. Watch and cheer on Japan’s top runners, some of whom may be stars of the Tokyo ...
Jan 24, 2019
Fukuoka City announced on Jan. 22 that a scorpion-like creature was found in the container yard on the Island City in Higashi-ku. The creature was reportedly alive when a worker of...
Jan 23, 2019
Local pro-basketball team Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka’s home games this month have them them going toe to toe with Alvark Tokyo and Yokohama B-Corsairs. They won their last game of 2018 ...
Jan 20, 2019
A photo exhibition to introduce traditional wooden machiya townhouses of Japan started at a Registered Tangible Cultural Properties in Higashi Ward, Hakoshima Residence. To the pre...
Jan 8, 2019
Enjoy the fuyu-botan (winter peonies) at the Shin-en Flower Garden of Hakozaki Shrine. Approximately 200 beautiful and colorful flowers are currently in bloom! You can also enjoy h...
Dec 21, 2018
What if you could alter reality at will? Delve into Kurios, a world where seeing is disbelieving. In an alternate yet familiar past, in a place where wonders abound for those who t...
Dec 19, 2018
Feel the warmth of “Christmas at Sea” with the gently flickering lights of 10,000 candles, arranged into a special design which was voted on by the public, by approximately 400 vol...
Dec 14, 2018
Join Hakozaki Shrine’s New Year tradition, the mochitsuki. Mochitsuki is when rice is pounded to make mochi (rice cakes). The mochi at this festival are in the shape of namako (sea...
For over 500 years, two teams of loincloth-clad men have braved the winter cold to scramble for possession of an 8 kg wooden ball in this unique New Year’s ritual. Victory for the ...