(English) Uminonakamichi Flower Picnic Free Admittance Days


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(English) Asia Dance Works Competition


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

(English) 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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(English) Daby Touré – Concert

(English) Come and enjoy world music with the Senegalese singer and guitar player Daby Touré! Enjoy a live concert of this new genre of pop music and soak up some African folklore and cultural diversity.

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(English) Ramen Stadium Spring 2015 Renewal!


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(English) Salvatore Cuomo

(English) On Feb. 11 Salvatore Cuomo, the man who brought the Neopolitan pizza to Japan, opened his new restaurant in Hakata: Salvatore Cuomo Market. This restaurant is Salvatore’s first venture away from his well known franchise and marks his return to the kitchen as the restaurant’s head chef. Of Italian and Japanese descent…

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(English) Watanabe-dori is the north-south thoroughfare that runs through Tenjin in downtown Fukuoka. It is lined with commercial buildings and offices and is always bustling with people and vehicles. But do you know why it’s called Watanabe-dori? The name comes from Yohachiro Watanabe, a third-generation kimono merchant active in Hakata in the late Meiji era.

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Fukuoka City Bulletin April 2015

(English) Selected news topics by Fukuoka Now from Fukuoka’s Shisei Dayori.

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(English) Hanayama: A Unique Yatai

(English) Among the city’s 150 year-old yatai, Hanayama is truly unique. Unlike the bustling rows of food stalls in other parts of town, Hanayama sits alone on the approach to Hakozaki Shrine in Higashi Ward. It’s also massive. While a typical yatai can hold eight to 10 people, Hanayama seats 42…

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(English) Global Village 2015

(English) The goal is to unite people from around the world. Fill up on world food from stalls run by international Fukuoka residents and overseas students, shop at the bazaar, and enjoy folk songs and dances. Representatives from Peru, Egypt, Sri Lanka and more!

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