Updated: 2017-11-14 11:56
It has been 18th years since Taketa Bamboo Lantern Festival, known as Chikuraku, started at the turn of the century with just 3,000 lanterns. The festival has grown into one of the biggest attractions...
Updated: 2017-10-11 18:22
Hakata Light Up Walk 2017 Buildings and gardens at historical temples and shrines in Fukuoka city are lit up in a dazzling array of colors. Temples and Shrines that are usually closed to visit...
Updated: 2017-09-07 10:20
  Although the official name of Hakozakigu Shrine’s enormous festival is “Chushusai”, Hojoya (as it is more popularly known) is one of Hakata’s Three Major Festivals! The path leading from the...
Updated: 2017-09-01 17:25
A story of Ukiwa in autumn. It is a festival that you can enjoy the contrast of bright red bean flowers and golden rice paddy in the mountains while talking with local people. There ar...
Updated: 2017-06-27 14:25
  1. 博多祇園山笠
A resplendent and gallant summer festival with men racing through the streets while bearing 1-ton floats on their shoulders Men carrying yamakasa, which are large 1-ton floats elaborately decorated...
Updated: 2017-06-20 10:03
    "Itoshima Taketori Monogatari - Akari Bamboo full of smiles Episode~" is a light up festivel from a bamboo lantern performed at Maruta Ike Park during Tanabata Festival in Jap...
Updated: 2017-02-15 09:13
  1. Yanagawa Sagemon Festival
  The famous “Yanagawa Sagemon Matsuri” (Yanagawa Sagemon Festival) is held in the beautiful riverside town of Yanagawa every year from mid-February up to early April. Yanagawa celebrates the...
Updated: 2016-10-31 15:04
  Held every November 22-23, the Yatsushiro Myoken Festival is a grand religious festival featuring mikoshi (portable shrine carried by citizens) made in 1636 and more. It is one of Kyushu’s 3...
Updated: 2016-10-27 15:22
  Renowned Japanese poet Kitahara Hakushu was born in Yanagawa, and the city holds this festival for three days in his memory from November 1 to 3, including the date of his death which was No...
Updated: 2016-07-01 15:19
  The Hakata Gion Yamakasa is held every year from July 1 to 15. During that period, elaborate Yamakasa decorations which are 10 meters tall are placed all over 10 different points within the...

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