Sep 7, 2020
Western Japan’s largest entertainment district, Nakasu, is the stage for this annual urban music festival. This year, to liven up the area of Nakasu, which has been hit hard by the...
Nov 14, 2019
Enjoy a unique instrumental duo of accordion and guitar by Masaki Shiramizu and Katagiriaya. Through their arrangements of Spanish guitar and accordion, they...
Sep 27, 2019
Take a stroll through a 400 m stretch inside the Kawabata Shotengai arcade after dark. Enjoy the nostalgic atmosphere while browsing open air stalls selling food and more in a baza...
Sep 19, 2019
Nakasu becomes a pedestrian paradise in this colorful festival, with wagons lining the streets to sell food and stages hosting amateur wrestling, taiko drum performances and ...
Aug 26, 2019
One of Kyushu’s largest contemporary art festivals, now in its 5th year. See a variety of works including paintings, sculptures, photographs and more from 62 galleries in Japan and...
Aug 14, 2019
If you haven’t heard of Japanese real-estate developer Global Agents, well, that won’t be the case for long! On July 26 they threw a pre-open party to launch their first hotel in F...
Aug 9, 2019
Nine Hours, a capsule hotel offering quality stays in its cozy sleeping pods, opens its first hotel in Kyushu. The hotel provides 66 rooms for women and 61 rooms for men on the bas...
Aug 7, 2019
Over the last year, the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (FAAM) has undergone renovations, making it an even greater asset to the city’s museum and art scenes. FAAM is a pioneering and in...
Aug 2, 2019
Nakasu Chinya closed on July 27. The restaurant was a long-time favorite spot in Fukuoka, serving quality sukiyaki dishes made of locally-sourced wagyu beef. On the closing day, lo...
Jun 26, 2019
Food & Drinks
This February, a stylish new standing bar put out its shingle in the chic Nishi-nakasu neighborhood. The bar, Okuto, takes its name from the Latin word for ‘eight’, and its symbol ...