Kansai Information

【2017.01.19】
Nara Otateyama Festival to start
Tateyama is the custom of using artificial objects to dispel bad luck, which started in Nara Prefecture in around the Edo period. Based on this custom, the Otateyama Festival began in 2016 as a new seasonal tradition of ...
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SIGHTSEEING

Sightseeing News
The attached are fantastic illumination now underway in city center Osaka; “Grand Wish Christmas" (Dec.25) at Knowledge Capital Plaza of Grand Front Osaka, “Twilight Fantasy” (~Feb.14)at Tokino-hiroba Plaza, 5th floor of JR Osaka Sta., and fancy decorations at/in fro...
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recommended routes: On this course, you can discover the fascination of the port city of Kobe.
You can enjoy attractions of the port city in lively Nankin Machi(China Town) and Meriken Park which is filled with the sweet smell of the sea breeze. You can feel the energy of the reconstruction aft

Kansai Window TV

Non- Japanese  residents  introduce  the charms of Kansai. ~Transmit a tradition to the future~  【Chapter 3】
Walking about 10 minutes to the East from station, we are now pretty close to station on the Nank...[More...]
Non- Japanese  residents  introduce  the charms of Kansai. ~Transmit a tradition to the future~  【Chapter 4】
At this place you can learn more about the traditional craft of Sakai city. And also you can buy a...[More...]
Non- Japanese  residents  introduce  the charms of Kansai. ~Transmit a tradition to the future~  【Chapter 5】
Kelp, or Kombu as it is called in Japanese, is mainly harvested in Hokkaido, the northern part of ...[More...]

Event Calendar

Third Sunday in January
Underwater Tug of War
February 3rd
Setsubun-e at Daikakuji
February 6th
Oto (torch) Matsuri
February 15th
Dengaku Noh in Mizumi
Early January to mid Fe...
Narcissus Festival
February 25th
Hiwatari Shinji
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