Sep 13, 2019
A special light-up event began at Kokura Castle to welcome the Welsh Rugby Union Team. The team, with its nickname "Red Dragons," is one of the top squads in the sport. A ceremony ...
Sep 12, 2019
Saibu Gas announced on September 5 that it has begun discussions with JSC Novatek to launch a new joint venture to export Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to Asian countries. The Russia...
Aug 28, 2019
China Eastern Airlines have established a new route between Kitakyushu and Dalian. The airline began operating it on August 17 and will run three round flights a week. Approximatel...
Aug 19, 2019
Browse stalls selling a wide range of items from delicious snacks to items such as accessories, leather craft and wood work at this special market in Mojiko. Cat lovers should look...
Aug 8, 2019
The beautiful scenery of Hiraodai Countryside Park will turn sinister once the sun goes down - zombies hungry for ‘fresh’ meat will appear! Team up with friends and run around a 2 ...
Aug 2, 2019
JR Kyushu Retail Inc. started serving fresh from the tap "nama-beer" at a convenience store inside Kokura Station on July 29. Family Mart JR Kokura Station Shop began selling...
Jul 30, 2019
A tour featuring the dynamic waves of the Kanmon Strait will begin in August. The tidal waves of the straits are one of the three strongest tidal waves in Japan. The dynamism of th...
Jul 26, 2019
It’s Kitakyushu’s largest festival with fireworks, dance performances, food, drink and game stalls, parade with a marching band and more! On Aug. 2 (Fri.) the festival opens to 10,...
Jul 19, 2019
A group of experts approved the introduction of an accommodation tax by Kitakyushu City at a meeting on July 11. Results of a survey answered by 69 persons working for local hotels...
Jul 18, 2019
A traditional festival with over 210 years of history. Huge floats 10 m tall and 2.5 t are carried through the town at day, changing to “Pyramids of Light” at night. These pyramids...