Jul 11, 2012
Now in its 14th year the crazy CM Festival consistently entertains and surprises its audiences with the best and most bizarre television commercials from all over the world. It’s o...
Oct 28, 2010
The 24th Chikugo River Festival was held over two days in Kokonoe-machi, Oita Prefecture, with the primary theme the need to preserve forests at river headwaters. There was a panel...
Sep 24, 2009
The 26th Furuyu Japan-Korea Film Festival was held from the 19th to the 22nd in Fuji-cho, Saga City. This year’s theme was The Japan-Korea Strait Region, and eight local government...
Students of the Chinese and Korean languages at Fukuoka University subtitled several Chinese and Japanese films from the 1950s for a film festival held in Fukuoka City on the 22nd....
Jun 11, 2009
Anna Rikitake, a 16-year-old high school student in Imari, Saga Prefecture, took the Grand Prize in the 22nd Japan Minwa (Folk Music) Festival 2009 held at NHK Hall in Tokyo and sp...
Jan 9, 2009
The highlight of the Imari Tontenton Festival, held every year in October, was the clash of groups trying to overturn each other’s 600-kilogram mikoshi, or portable floats. In 2006...