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(English) Halloween Guide 2014


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(English) Horror Island On Nokonoshima

(English) Ocean’s Kitchen in Nokonoshima will be hosting a special Halloween event this year! The dress theme is “horror”, so put on your scariest costume for the occasion! The theme isn’t compulsory, however, and you can still join the event without a costume, but wouldn’t that be a shame? Afternoon activities include a Trick- or-Treat tour, face painting, a kids’ costume contest, and plenty of Halloween games! As it gets dark, DJs will take over, so expect dancing and costume contests into the night! There are only 200 tickets available so book now to avoid disappointment.

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(English) Flamenco Performance “Amaranta”

(English) The group Kaminos is back with a new dance performance called Amaranta, where Flamenco and Malambo come together to in this beautiful dance performance on Oct. 18 (Sat.) and Oct. 19 (Sun.) in Canal City Gekijo (theater). Interested in dancing with the members of Kaminos? Then do not miss the Folklore dance workshop on Sunday. To participate, show your ticket of Sunday’s performance at the entrance of the theater and you might be selected.

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(English) Peraboat Fukuoka – Boat Race in Comfort


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(English) Nucon: Nulab 10th Anniversary Event

(English) Thanks to the support and cooperation it received, the Fukuoka-based software tools developer Nulab is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. For this occasion, they decided to hold an event: Nucon. It will feature seminars with Nulab staff who now work in several cities around the world, the “Nulab Night” party with food and drinks, as well as a live band performance by Nulab staff. Nulab will also make a “special” announcement.

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(English) CNN Report on Fukuoka


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(English) Contemporary Dance Performance in Hakata: “A Carrot Thrust into Bobbed Hair”

(English) Tending towards the avant-garde, Masakichi is a contemporary dancer and choreographer based in Fukuoka. A lover of carrots and bob haircuts, she pursues a jarring aesthetic of the sweet and striking – defining her distinctive dance as “petite-traumatic-cute.”

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(English) Japanese Flute & Biwa Performance

(English) From times immemorial, Shinobue (Japanese transverse bamboo flute), Noh flute and Biwa. The superb tonal color of their sound will resonate in your heart and take you to the world of Wa (Ancient Japan). These talented artists have been performing around the world, and have been involved in many projects, including the movie “Ran” from acclaimed director Akira Kurosawa, in which Hiroyuki Koinuma performed flute.

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(English) Creative Community 2014

(English) Everyone already knows Fukuoka is a fun place to live, and one reason is because of all the creative people who live here. It’s time to introduce some of those people and to have a party! On Saturday, Nov. 8, Fukuoka Now and JR Hakata City proudly present “Creative Community 2014 – and you and your friends are invited! Tickets are just ¥1,500 and if you buy in advance, 1 free drink is included!

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(English) Free Planetarium At Canal City

(English) A 9m diameter dome planetarium will be erected on the Sun Plaza stage inside Canal City Hakata. Inside the latest projector technology from Konica Minolta will reproduce a breathtaking starry sky, along with a stereophonic sound.

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