(English) Itoshima is home to many festivals and here’s a brand new one to celebrate Autumn with Art & Music. There will be food and drink booths, and beers from all around the world on sale too. Many workshops are planned. Special guests include street artist Dragon76, Tominaga Bond, annolab, KAMA and more. Live performances with artists such as rapper/beatboxer Funkymic and Flex Life and DJs also there to keep the event lively.

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(English) Enjoy a display of the wonders of outdoor lifestyle. Many outdoor goods, apparel as well as the latests RVs (about 120!) will be on display.

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(English) ART AFTER TEN vol. 4 2014

(English) This year “ART AFTER TEN vol. 4 2014” a hybrid art festival with art, music, food, performances and design returns to Tiempo Hall, the site of its inaugural event in 2011. Many artists and creators form and around Fukuoka gather to display, perform and interact under this year’s theme of “a dream within a dream.” Enjoy an eclectic mix of arts.

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2.Nicolai Bergmann Flowers & Design

ニコライ・バーグマン 『伝統開花』


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3.Asia Pacific Festival Fukuoka 2014



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(English) Robert Capa – A Photographer’s Life in Love & War

(English) Renowned Hungarian photojournalist Robert Capa was active in the first half of 20th Century, primarily known for his battlefield photography across five wars. In this exhibition, which marks the 101st anniversary of his birth, 148 works of his works including his masterpiece “The Falling Soldier” are on display for public viewing, along with a selection of documents that tell the story behind the photographer. The exhibition runs Aug. 2~Sep. 15 at the Kyushu Geibun-kan.

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(English) Picture Book Museum 2014

(English) Attracting around 4,000 visitors each year, the Ehon (Picture Book) Museum has been a popular summer for all ages since its launch in 2007. Children love exploring the collection of 1,000 picture books and various activity booths. This year’s theme is “Wonderful Adventure,” and refers to real and imagined journeys made in the past and present. Special contents provided by famous picture book author Taro Miura too! Open everyday between 7/25 ~ 8/17, it’s the perfect opportunity to get immersed in the world of picture books with a little one – or alone (you’re never too old!).

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Treasure of the Walt Disney Archives

(English) Treasure of the Walt Disney Archives

(English) Opening Aug. 6 at Fukuoka Mitsukoshi, this exhibition celebrates the magic of the Walt Disney Company – now almost 90 years old! Learn about the history of Disney from 1923 to 2013 through the display of art, publicity art, costumes, props, and figures from famous movies including “Toy Story,” “Mary Poppins,” “Beauty and the Beast” and more! Limited edition toys and reprinted picture books are on sale too.

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(English) Doraemon at Hakata Station

(English) A Doraemon installation is open to the public at JR Hakataekimae Hiroba until Aug. 11 in commemoration of the new movie “Stand By Me Doraemon” which opens today (8/8). Outside the station you’ll find a collection of giant 3D Doraemon figures, each with a different “secret gadget” (including his “N-S Patch,” “Clean-up Spray,” “Kamisama (God) Robot,” and many more), along with various promotional materials for the new film. Pose with your favorite Doraemon and snap a photo!

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