Nov 26, 2018
William Morris was a nineteenth-century British philosopher, poet, and textile designer. He was known for helping to revive handcrafted designs during the Industrial Revolution whe...
Nov 14, 2018
This festival celebrates the beautiful 1.1 km stretch of 250 Yanagisaka wax trees in the Toyoda area. The trees were planted by the Kurume Clan about 250 years ago in order to gath...
Nov 6, 2018
The entire area of the Ishibashi Cultural Center turns into one whole museum for this special art festival! Artworks by professionals as well as locals and young children will be d...
Oct 23, 2018
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...
Aug 23, 2018
Fans of yakitori, the “soul food” of Kurume, will find themselves in grilled, smoky heaven: this gathering of 12 yakitori booths draws 50,000 meat lovers from in and outside the pr...
Jul 11, 2018
Volunteers are wanted in Kurume for flood relief efforts. The team will help clean up homes of flood-affected families and institutions and are expected to work from 10 a.m. to 3 p...
Jul 4, 2018
This fair brings together approximately 100 stands selling a variety of handmade goods such as handicrafts, woodwork, ceramics, fabrics, rubber stamps, and illustrations. Visitors ...
Jun 8, 2018
A new multipurpose sports arena, one of the largest of its kind in Kyushu, has opened in Higashikushihara-machi, Kurume City. The Kurume Arena has a total floor space of approximat...
Jun 1, 2018
Kora Taisha Shrine's Hekokaki Matsuri is a famous festival held to ward off evil and protect people from misfortune. Participants who are turning 60 years old or facing the prospec...
Apr 6, 2018
The Ishibashi Bunka Center has the largest rose garden in Fukuoka. The peak season lasts for about a month starting in early May with 2,600 roses of over 400 varieties. Look forwar...