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Jan 1, 2007Now Reports
Pray for Prosperity!
The tenth is the day of the Seidai Festival for Ebisu, god of prosperity, and of fishermen, at the Toka-ebisu Shrine
Dec 1, 2006Now Reports
Tenjin Street Names Get a Makeover
00Fukuoka City used to be divided into two districts along the Nakagawa (river); the eastern merchant district of Hakata and the western town, Fukuoka.
Nov 1, 2006Now Reports
50 Years of Sumo in Fukuoka!
The Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament, which opens in November, is one of those events that defines the season for locals. This year, the tournament celebrates its 50th anniversary, so ...
Oct 1, 2006Now Reports
Udon: A Hakata Original!
Udon is one of the most ubiquitous of all Japanese foods, and it’s usually very affordable too. But, did you know the birthplace of those lovely plump noodles was Hakata?