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Rice planting at Hida Folk Village

Partners Information: Rice planting in beautiful rounded rice field! Rice planting season is coming. In Japan, only two rounded rice fields remain and one can be found in Takayama. These special rice fields were historically significant to the Shinto religion.…...

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Kobe Marathon entries open

Partners Information: Entries are now open to overseas visitors for the 8th Kobe Marathon, held on Sunday, 18 November 2018. The theme of the event is “Thanks and Friendship”. Run this beautiful course against the backdrop of the Seto Inland Sea…...

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Cycling Shimanami Event Applications Open

Partners Information: Setouchi Shimanami Kaido International Cycling Event Cycling Shimanami 2018 Cycle across highway bridges with views of the beautiful islands of the Seto Inland Sea! Every course includes the unique chance to cycle directly on the highway bridges that connect…...

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Wisteria Festival at Ashikaga Flower Park

Partners Information: Wisteria Festival at Ashikaga Flower Park Enjoy wisteria flowers in full bloom with more than 350 wisteria trees, including a 150 year old large wisteria tree with its 600 tatami mat size wisteria trellis, and an 80 metre long…...

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Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2018

The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale will be held for 51 days, from 29 July to 17 September 2018. Held once every three years, this international art festival features exhibitions of contemporary artworks at locations in the Echigo Tsumari area of Niigata…...

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Yayoi Kusama “All About My Love” in Matsumoto

Partners Information: The avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama has been a leading light in the art scene worldwide for years now. Her messages of world peace and eternal love shine through her art works. Though she is perhaps most famous for her…...

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Yurihama International Ground Golf Open 2018

Partners Information: Come join the International Ground Golf Open in Yurihama, Tottori this May 19th and 20th 2018! One of the most popular tourist destinations in Tottori is Yurihama, home to Hawai and Togo Onsen (hot springs). With spots where…...

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Subzero Forest Illumination

Partners Information: Welcome to “Illumination of Subzero Forest”! About 1 hour ride on car from JR Takayama Station, the Subzero Forest is a special winter attraction which has been presented by the isolated mountain inn, ‘Akigami Onsen Ryokan’ since 1971.…...

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Takayama Sake Brewery Tour

Partners Information: As the Japanese proverb “a cold area produces good sake”, Takayama in Gifu Prefecture produces unique and good quality sake thanks to its weather, spring water and rice. Six local sake breweries in Takayama will open their doors to…...

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7th Hida Takayama Ultramarathon

Partners information: The 7th Hida Takayama Ultramarathon will be held on Sunday, 10 June 2018. Take part in an unforgettable run through Takayama city in Gifu prefecture, which boasts some of the best Japanese countryside views and preserved streets. Event…...

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Christmas and New Year Events at Hello Kitty Land

Partners information: Hello Kitty Land Tokyo will hold two special winter events this year. Experience the unique “Puro Christmas” event, followed by the New Year event, “Tribute to Wonderful”. It’s the only time of the year to see your favourite…...

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Rotable Popup Event in Owase, Mie

Rotable in Owase: Popup Restaurant Series Launches to Celebrate Local Cuisine and Culture, Revitalise Rural Japan Rotable kicks off its first in a series of events on aimed at celebrating and revitalising Japan’s rural communities, with an open-air popup restaurant…...

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Japanese Film Festival Australia

Yokoso! Welcome to the 21st Japanese Film Festival! The JFF, brought to you by the Japan Foundation, brings the best Japanese cinema of 2017 to audiences around Australia. This year’s program shares a spectrum of emotions and human experiences, and…...

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Rose Gardens of Shiga

Partners information: Visit the rose gardens of Shiga Prefecture on your trip to Japan this autumn! Biwako Otsukan Biwako Otsukan is the venue of the “Autumn Rose Festa,” an event which showcases 100 varieties and 2000 bulbs of autumn roses…...

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Summer events in Kinosaki Onsen

Partners Information: Summer is full of events and shows in Kinosaki Onsen (Hyogo Prefecture). This year, they will take place over a one month period from Saturday July 22nd to Tuesday August 22nd. We have listed the events below for…...

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