Jan 18, 2021
On January 16, Nagasaki Prefecture issued its own state of emergency for Nagasaki City. The prefectural governor, Hodo Nakamura, held a press conference in which he requested the r...
Nov 6, 2020
On November 4, an opening ceremony for the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group’s new aircraft engine factory took place in Nagasaki City. The MHIAEL Nagasaki Factory is located insid...
Apr 28, 2020
More than a week has passed since the first COVID-19 infection was confirmed on the Costa Atlantica, a cruise ship docked in Nagasaki Port without a scheduled departure date. Two o...
Apr 16, 2020
The traditional festival of Nagasaki Kunchi will cancel its dedication dance. The performance during Kunchi shinto festival is one of Japan's Intangible Folk Cultural Properties. R...
Feb 5, 2020
Nagasaki Prefecture and Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd. have established a partnership to promote local...
Dec 18, 2019
Nagasaki celebrates its historical ties with China with 15,000 lanterns arranged in displays across the city, including lanterns in the shape of Chinese historical...
Sep 19, 2019
A three-day festival which dates back to the Edo period, held to give thanks to Nagasaki’s deity at Suwa Shrine for the autumn harvest. Dedication dances are...
Apr 24, 2019
Nagasaki University announced a new policy to hire non-smokers in the future. University President Shigeru Kono said at a press conference on Apr. 19 that the new policy is stated ...
Mar 25, 2019
This festival was first held in 2000 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Japan-Netherlands relations. Top tall ships from Japan and abroad gather in Nagasaki for this five-...
Dec 19, 2018
Plans to open Nagasaki Airport for 24 hours a day by 2020 were presented to the prefectural assembly. The aim is to increase the number of people using the facility and tourists vi...