Tag Archives: 2012

Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival 2012

Summer is a time for festivals in Japan, and as July approaches people throughout Fukuoka and other parts of Kyushu begin to prepare for one of Fukuoka City’s most spectacular events, the Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival. This festival began about … Continue reading

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Hakata Hanami 2012: Cherry Blossoms in Fukuoka City

Despite the recent snowfall and frigid temperatures, the season for cherry blossom viewing is drawing near. The best time for viewing cherry blossoms in Fukuoka in 2012 will be April 4 to 13 (subject to change depending on the weather). Here … Continue reading

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