Nov 20, 2019
Numerous Japanese crafts have been passed down throughout the generations, with some dating back as far as ancient times. Many have gained...
Nov 14, 2019
This festival celebrates the beautiful 1.2 km stretch of 260 Yanagisaka wax trees in the Toyoda area. The trees were planted by the Kurume...
Nov 12, 2019
Ishibashi Cultural Center is a multipurpose facility with an art museum, music hall, and library, donated by its founder, Shojiro Ishibashi, to Kurume City. It also has a vast Japa...
Nov 11, 2019
Enjoy two days of awesome live shows and street performances at venues all over Kurume City this November! All kinds of acts will appear at several different locations, such as the...
Oct 29, 2019
The town of Jojima is well-known for their sake (rice wine). Ride the free shuttle bus from Daizenji Sta. and then tour four breweries. Buy a Nomikurabe Ochoko (tasting cup) to sam...
Oct 24, 2019
Kurume Institute of Technology is developing an AI-based interactive wheelchair. The robotic wheelchair named Partner Mobility travels automatically while communicating with...
Oct 18, 2019
The Ishibashi Bunka Center has the largest rose garden in Fukuoka, with 2,600 roses of more than 400 varieties. The peak season...
Oct 16, 2019
Kimono producer Yoshimasa Takakura, visited Fukuoka Governor Hiroshi Ogawa on October 4 to show a Guam-themed kimono made of Kurume...
Sep 27, 2019
Browse and sample up to 100 kinds of sake from 19 companies in this two-day sake event in Kurume. Purchase a sake-tasting ticket (valid for one day only) to taste as many as you li...
Aug 26, 2019
Enjoy yakitori, Kurume-style! From chicken, beef, pork to veggies and more, 11 Kurume restaurants will serve up yakitori, proclaimed “soul food” of the city. Sample from each booth...