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...
Sep 25, 2018
The history of Nagasaki Kunchi stems back to the Edo period. Held every Autumn, the three-day festival began when two performers dedicated a new dance to Suwa Shrine in 1634. The i...
Sep 21, 2018
Approximately 1,000 lanterns will light up Nagasaki's Chinatown area to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, one of China's biggest annual events. This is also the time when the otsu...