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Golden Week 2015 Event Guide – Fukuoka

No plans for spending Golden Week in Fukuoka? Well never fear, because the Fukuoka Now staff have selected the best events and activities for 2015 Golden Week for your delight. Stay tuned for more Golden Week articles this week, including a GW Bargain guide and a rundown on Fukuoka’s biggest festival of the year – [...]

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Bargain Guide – Fukuoka Golden Week 2015

Everybody knows that Golden Week is a great time to go shopping – but unless you read Japanese, you might be missing out on a lot of the deals. We’ve picked up and compiled a list of bargain promotions for over a dozen of Fukuoka’s large shopping facilities. We’ve done our best to be accurate, [...]

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Kapono’s – Hawaiian Restaurant in Fukuoka

Congratulations to Kapono, Okmi and Chinatsu on the opening of “Kapono’s” in Maizuru 1-chome, just off of Oyafuko-dori. Head Chef Kapono Boynton has worked in several kitchens here in Fukuoka since 2007, (and before that, at both Benihana and Tanaka of Tokyo in Hawaii.) And now, finally, he has a kitchen of his own! We [...]

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Maze Botanical Gardens

Home center “Gooday” will set up a huge maze made of plants at Fureai Hiroba, the open space in front of Fukuoka City Hall this weekend. The maze will be designed by Seijun Nishihata an internationally famous plant hunter. The 18m x 18m maze will include unique plants of his selection. All plants will be on sale at the Gooday booth. However, in order to purchase a plant, you must first take a photo of one that you can find inside the maze and show it at that counter. Everyone can enjoy being a plant hunter!

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Kyushu Rose Festival

500 kinds of bara (rose) will be on display outdoors at JR Hakata Station Ekimae Hiroba. You can select and buy roses by color or by their language. There will be flower and plant auctions and rose motif goods and sweets on sale too. • 4/15 (Wed.) ~ 29 (Wed. & Hol.) 8:00~21:00 • JR [...]

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European Food Fair at Hilton Fukuoka Seahawk – 2015

The “European Food Fair” began yesterday, Apr. 6 inside Brasserie & Lounge Seala on the 4th floor of the Fukuoka Hilton, and runs until Apr. 23. The expansive buffet offers a variety of European (Italian, French, Spanish, Greek and Belgian) dishes made with mostly with local ingredients. The Hilton’s Executive Chef, Gerald Vaux who’s worked at Michelin awarded restaurant in France, and elsewhere, added many new dishes since last year’s festival – so even if you are one of the 30,000 people who attended last year, you’ll want to go again! And like last year, everyone who dines there can enter a lucky draw for a return flight on KLM between Fukuoka and Amsterdam!

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Fukuhaku Flower Road & Gardening Show

50,000 tulips will liven up the streets between Hakata Station and Kego Park. This tulip road began in 2011 to celebrate opening of Kyushu Shinkansen, and so this is the fifth year. The peak viewing time lasts until mid-April along the 2.5km flower road along Hakata-ekimae Avenue, Seiryu Park and Tenjin Central Park. A Gardening [...]

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Uminonakamichi Flower Picnic Free Admittance Days

Head to Uminonakamichi to see approximately three million blooming spring flowers! The annual ‘Flower Picnic’ takes place between March 28 ~ May 6. SPECIAL! This year geoglyphs made of flowers can be seen from the 60m high Ferris Wheel. Visit during Golden Week on April 26 or May 4, 5 for free entry (regular entry [...]

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Asia Dance Works Competition

In this choreography contest groups of ten or more will perform for less than five minutes and be judged for artistic merit and audience appeal. The winners from here go onto the next stage in Yokohama Arena, and if they win there they receive ¥500,000. • 4/5 (Sun.) • Open: 14:00 / Start: 15:00 • [...]

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds “Japan Tour 2015” Fukuoka

Since Noel Gallagher left Oasis in August 2009, he’s been building a solo career. Noel and band are coming back to Fukuoka on their first Japan tour in three years. The tour follows the release of the band’s second new album “Chasing Yesterday” which released in last February.

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