Dec 1, 2009Now Reports
Nov 1, 2009Now Reports
The shichi-go-san festival takes place on November 15th and honors the Japanese custom of celebrating a child’s growth at the ages of three, five, and seven.
Oct 1, 2009Now Reports
Fukuoka City was established on April 1, 1889, which means it is celebrating its 120th anniversary as a municipality this year. The Fukuoka City Museum is now holding an exhibit th...
Sep 1, 2009Now Reports
Opened in 1999, the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum is one of only a few museums in the world to systematically collect and exhibit modern and contemporary Asian art.
Aug 1, 2009Now Reports
All of us enjoy sea bathing with friends and family during Summer vacations. The best beaches for swimming in Fukuoka that come to mind are Nokonoshima, Ikinomatsubara, and Obaru i...
Jul 1, 2009Now Reports
It’s no wonder that everyone who sees the Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival thinks it’s terrific. Older men clad in business suits who seem so tired of life, and young people too, seem...
Jun 1, 2009Now Reports
Hakata-za is a big favorite not only of Fukuoka City residents, but its popularity has spread throughout Kyushu and extends to the rest of the country. Located in Shimokawabata-cho...
May 1, 2009Now Reports
Did you know that a new municipal directory is published every year to coincide with the start of the business year on April 1? It presents an overview of the most up-to-date stati...
Apr 1, 2009Now Reports
On March 6, 1999, the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum opened in the Hakata Riverain Center Building, next to the Hakata-za playhouse. It is the first art museum in the world to systematic...
Dec 1, 2007Now Reports
It's been weeks of panic and anxiety after the crash of eikaiwa-giant Nova, the ekimae ryugyaku, my former employer. Like me, thousands of ex-Nova teachers are now scrambling for j...