Feb 28, 2020
Yame is an area located south of Fukuoka City that is rich in beautiful nature. Over the years it has developed a reputation as a leading tea producing region. The gyokuro green te...
Jan 24, 2020
The plum blossom is Fukuoka’s prefectural flower and signals the arrival of spring. From February to March visitors can admire 20,000 blooming...
Oct 31, 2019
Join this local festival, and experience ancient traditional Japanese culture. Enjoy local Yame dishes, watch taiko drum and traditional dance performances, and browse booths for a...
Oct 8, 2019
A special Halloween-themed olle trek will take place in Yame City this October. Over the last couple of years, long distance olle trials have become increasingly popular in Kyushu,...
Sep 27, 2019
A group of creators based in Yame City created a golden tea room on the occasion of a local festival in the city. The room was built inside a container, measuring 2.5 m x 6 m. An e...
Aug 28, 2019
Ten Hirokawa workshops and studios will come together to show the beauty and appeal of Kurume kasuri, made with traditional techniques handed down from Edo to the present Reiwa era...
Apr 9, 2019
Kurogi in Yame is known for its thousands of beautiful wisteria, which create gorgeous purple curtains of flowers. Susano Shrine, where the festival will be held, boasts of wisteri...
Feb 22, 2019
The plum blossom is Fukuoka’s prefectural flower and signals the arrival of spring. From February to March visitors can admire tens of thousands of plum trees spanning 80 hectares....
Sep 27, 2018
Three terrific experiences this autumn in Yame! Sample award-winning Traditional Authentic Yame Gyokuro (tea) in a sophisticated setting with a variety of handmade Japanese confect...
Sep 7, 2018
On August 27, it was officially announced that Thailand has agreed to receive fruit from Yame City (Fukuoka Prefecture) from November this year, after the quality of the produce wa...