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...
Apr 2, 2018
Now in its 61st year, the Kurume Tsutsuji (azalea) Festival is one of the biggest plant festivals in Japan. Aside from over 2,000 azalea on show, there will also be flower, plant a...
Mar 29, 2018
On March 17 & 18, the largest Kurume Kasuri event of the year in which 26 manufacturers and wholesalers came together under one roof to offer a wide collection of Kurume kasuri pro...
Mar 27, 2018
On March 22, Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co., Ltd., (Nishitetsu) announced plans to build a residential-style retirement home in Kurume City. The new Suncarna Kurume will be located two ...
Feb 23, 2018
This upcoming festival celebrates Kurume kasuri, one of Japan's premier textiles. The event will see manufacturers and wholesalers set up 26 stores offering visitors the chance to....
Feb 15, 2018
A long, decorative piece of textile is hanging from a bamboo rail. Stepping closer, you see that the patterns against the blue background are, in fact, blurred and hologram-like. Y...
Feb 8, 2018
Located in Chikugo, Jojima is one of the nation's best-known sake producing areas in Kyushu. The annual opening to the public of the local sake breweries is one of the biggest...