Mar 30, 2020
Now spring is here, it’s time to get outdoors. Karatsu is nearby and makes for a refreshing day trip. Here’s a few spots we think are well worth checking out. And remember, K...
Oct 29, 2019
Held since the 1500s, and recently designated a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. The highlight is the parade of 14 ornately...
Sep 19, 2019
Watch a traditional Japanese performance of Takigi Noh (a torchlight performance of Noh) at the historical grounds of Hizen Nagoya Castle in Karatsu City. Popular kyogen performer ...
May 24, 2019
This 420-year-old event is a tug of war between teams of Yobuko citizens using a 200 m long rope. A land team win means a good harvest, while a beach team win means a good catch. E...
May 22, 2019
Three companies in the prefectures of Fukuoka and Saga conducted tests to scare off crows with a special drone. The drone has been developed to protect 3,200 solar panels owned by ...
Apr 3, 2019
The eighth incarnation of this ceramic fair, which celebrates Karatsuyaki (a local style of ceramics which is over 400 years old), is centered around the theme ochoko (small sake c...
Oct 23, 2018
Held since the 1500s, and recently designated a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. The highlight is the parade of 14 ornately decorated, 5 m high floats built in the shape of aus...
Oct 19, 2017
This festival has been held since the 1500s. The highlight is the parade of 14 ornately decorated, five-meter-high floats built in the shape of...
Sep 1, 2017
The Anime Tourism Association, which aims to use places from famous anime as a means of promoting tourism, revealed a new pilgrimage that includes 88 must-see locations around Japa...