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Koto City Tokyo Traditional Crafts Exhibition

Partners Information: Get up-close and personal with Japanese traditional crafts that have been passed down from the Edo period (1603-1868)! The Koto City Traditional Crafts Exhibition will soon be held in Tokyo. The event allows visitors to see how traditional crafts are created,…...

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Green, gold and autumnal shades of Japan at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

The beautiful spectrum of red, orange and yellow autumn leaves known as koyo will be complemented by the green and gold of the visiting Wallabies when Australia plays in the Rugby World Cup hosted by Japan in 2019. Kicking off…...

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Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2018

Partners Information: Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (KYOMAF) is an annual event held in September in the ancient capital of Kyoto. This year it will be held in Miyako Messe and Kyoto International Manga Museum over 2 days, on September…...

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Summer 2018 in Kinosaki Onsen: Calendar of Events

Partners Information: Summer 2018 in Kinosaki Onsen: Calendar of Events Summer is full of events and shows in Kinosaki Onsen, Hyogo Prefecture. This year, they will happen over a one month period from Friday, 27th July to Sunday, 26th August.…...

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Satoyama Run in Hida Takayama 2018

Partners Information: SATOYAMA RUN in HIDA TAKAYAMA 2018 Sato means ‘homeland’ and yama means ‘mountain’. In the mountain villages of Takayama, locals live in harmony with nature. In the Satoyama Run in Hida Takayama, you can run through the beautiful countryside surrounded by…...

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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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