Nov 12, 2019
The Anime Tourism Association will hold the Anime Tourism Leaders Summit in Kitakyushu on December 1. Representatives of municipalities that have demonstrated successful collaborat...
Nov 11, 2019
Enjoy the sight of over 25,000 candle lanterns lighting up the Kanmon Straits (Shimonoseki and Mojiko). Don’t miss the music events at each place, including an Irish harp performan...
Nov 5, 2019
Walk through the Mojiko area while sampling food and drink from 48 shops and restaurants around the Sakaemachi Shotengai (shopping district). Purchase a booklet of five tickets, th...
Oct 29, 2019
International manga and comic artists and fans gather at this event held inside the Kitakyushu Pop Culture Festival. Browse booths, join workshops, shop for goods and comics
Oct 25, 2019
Koyo refers to the changing autumn colors of deciduous trees in Japan. Leaves turn spectacular shades of red, yellow and brown - depending on species - before falling to the ground...
Oct 23, 2019
Yuki Nishimoto, a rising star in the world of sumi-e ink painting, drew in 45,000 visitors for his first solo exhibition in Fukuoka last year. This year as part of his nationwide e...
Oct 9, 2019
Kokura Castle, one of the most iconic landmarks of Kitakyushu City, will celebrate the 60th anniversary of its reconstructed main tower with a traditional performance of Takigi Noh...
Sep 27, 2019
An immensely popular event among young, fashion-loving Japanese women, Tokyo Girls Collection returns to Kitakyushu! Celebrating its 5th year with the aptly-themed “Celebration”, o...
Sep 18, 2019
A wide selection of award-winning curry-filled bread will be available at the first-ever Curry Bread Marche in Kyushu. Fried or baked dough stuffed with savory curry paste is calle...
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 ...