Kansai Information

【2017.02.01】
Oto Matsuri—Flambeau Festival
 Oto matsuri is a traditional fire festival held annually at Kamikura Shrine on the night of February 6. It was designated as a National Intangible Folk Cultural Property in January 2016. Festival participants called noboriko...
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SIGHTSEEING

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Do you know one of the Japan’s State Guest House is in Kyoto? The State Guest House is a national reception facility to welcome foreign dignitaries with Japan’s finest OMOTENASHI. There are two State Guest Houses in Japan. One is in Tokyo and the other is located on the pre...
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recommended routes: This course will show you where Osaka traders' power comes from.
You can visit museums which can unlock the secrets of the Osaka economy and the citizens' oases which demonstrate the variety of the seasons. You can experience Osaka's liveliness on the this course.

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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...]
Non- Japanese  residents  introduce  the charms of Kansai. ~Transmit a tradition to the future~  【Chapter 6】
Now we are going to visit Spotted Horse Craft. It's a unique atelier making handcraft jeans. I...[More...]

Event Calendar

February 25th
Hiwatari Shinji
Last Saturday and Sunda...
Katsuyama Sagicho Matsuri
February 1st to 5th
Yaya Festival
Mid February to mid Mar...
Yuki Jinja Ume Matsuri
Late February to early ...
Big Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival)
January 10th (to March ...
Nagahama Dwarf Plum Tree Exhibition
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