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Apr 30, 2012
A new website promoting tourism in the Momochi area- “Momochi Fun Site ~ Hundred Way” has opened. The site includes 100 ways to have fun in the Momochi area- its concept a play-on-...
Apr 10, 2012
In honor of the nationally popular comic “Sazae-san” a municipal road in Fukuoka has been named “Sazaesan-dori”. Ms. Machiko Hasegawa, author of the anime, was said to have conceiv...
Jan 18, 2012
If you’ve ever read an article about Fukuoka in a guidebook or magazine, you will be familiar with Fukuoka Tower, the Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk Hotel and the Yahoo! Dome. But have yo...
Aug 15, 2010
Fukuoka’s own 14th Annual Isla de Salsa went off with a bang the first weekend of August down at Seaside Momochi. Salsa means ‘sauce’ in Spanish and this festival certainly makes f...
Aug 14, 2009
Isla de Salsa was a smashing success this year. Fukuoka Now has supported and attended Isla de Salsa every year, but this was our first year to have a booth - the "Fukuoka Now Stud...
Aug 1, 2008
The annual two-day outdoor "Borderless music festival" celebrating world music moved to a new venue near Momochi Beach this year. Saturday was a smashing success as a crowd of 2,50...