Dec 17, 2019
A New Year custom in which people visit the small Sarutahiko Shrine from early morning to line up and buy monkey masks handmade by Hakata ningyo doll makers. The masks are hung in ...
Aug 5, 2019
A new shopping mall, Praliva, opened in the Nishijin area of Fukuoka City on July 26. Located on the former El Mall Praliva site, the shopping center opened on the B2 to 4th floors...
Jul 11, 2019
EU Film Days, a unique film festival that brings the best of European cinema to audiences in Japan, comes to Fukuoka. Most of the selected films will be shown for the first time in...
Jul 4, 2019
This weekend, catch a screening of the digitally-restored version of Indonesian classic The Three Sisters (1956), a musical drama about three beautiful sisters and the family’s eff...
May 8, 2019
Join a unique cultural exchange event at Momiji Hachimangu Shrine this May. Enjoy biwa (Japanese lute) recitals as well as buyo (mixture of dance and pantomime) performances on the...
Apr 25, 2019
Food & Drinks
Now in its 43rd year, Fukuchan is one of the city’s most famous ramen joints. Ask a local and many will say Fukuchan is their favorite. Despite its location in a residential neighb...
Apr 24, 2019
Calling all film lovers! Fukuoka City Public Library’s movie hall Cine-la is set to host this year’s annual Pia Film Festival. The independent film festival, which has been running...
Feb 21, 2019
Meet some of Studio Ghibli's best-loved characters at this large scale exhibition. Totoro will be on hand to meet visitors at the entrance of the venue! This special event traces t...
Feb 5, 2019
At the end of February, Movie Hall Cine-la is scheduled to screen digitally restored Japanese avant-garde films from the 1960s and 1970s. The films include “Crazy Love” (1968), “A....
Jan 24, 2019
The Fukuoka City Museum collects a wide selection of donations, gifts, and presents from local citizens every year. This year the facility will hold a public exhibition of the item...