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Aiming to develop into a city oasis - Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto
【2011.12.21】

Aiming to develop into a city oasis - Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto

 The Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto, which was established with the intention of developing into a city oasis, is now in its seventh year of operation. The kaleidoscope was invented by a Scottish physic...
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Kyoto Marathon 2012 - Public transport use encouraged on the day of the event -
【2011.12.21】

Kyoto Marathon 2012 - Public transport use encouraged on the day of the event -

 In 1994, various projects and events were held in Kyoto to commemorate the 1200th anniversary of founding Heian-kyo (present Kyoto) as the national capital. These projects and events, being served as...
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Shiga Prefecture promotes Omi beef overseas
【2011.12.21】

Shiga Prefecture promotes Omi beef overseas

 Omi beef has the longest history as a beef cattle breed in Japan and is prized as one of the top three beef brands in Japan. (Left photo)  Beef consumption is increasing overseas, primarily in Asia, ...
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Stick with it, Wakayama!!
【2011.12.21】

Stick with it, Wakayama!!

 In September 2011 Wakayama Prefecture was severely damaged by torrential rains caused by Typhoon Talas (No. 12). In the wake of this disaster, major roads and train and bus services to tourist destin...
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The first aircraft of Japan’s first low-cost carrier Peach arrives at Kansai International Airport
【2011.12.21】

The first aircraft of Japan’s first low-cost carrier Peach arrives at Kansai International Airport

 An aircraft of Japan’s first dedicated low-cost carrier Peach Aviation, Ltd. arrived at Kansai International Airport at 9:00 am, Thursday, November 10 for the first time.   This aircraft, a new Airbu...
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“Osaka Hikari-Renaissance”
【2011.11.16】

“Osaka Hikari-Renaissance”

“Osaka Hikari-Renaissance,” a festival of lights that will celebrate its 9th anniversary this year, has come to stay as a true symbol of winter in Osaka, and was crowded with 2.86 million visitors las...
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To show appreciation to those who supported the recovery from the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake
【2011.11.16】

To show appreciation to those who supported the recovery from the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake

• The 1st Kobe Marathon Theme: “Thanks and Friendship”  On Sunday, November 20, the 1st Kobe Marathon will be held. The theme of the event is “Thanks and Friendship.” Kobe, in Hyogo Prefecture, whic...
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Advertising the attraction of Uji tea
【2011.11.16】

Advertising the attraction of Uji tea

 With the number of tourists from overseas on the decline and Japan’s continued sluggish exports both affected by the nuclear power plant accident due to the Great East Japan Earthquake, Governor Yama...
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【2011.10.19】

“B-1 Grand Prix in Himeji” will be held on November 12 (Sat) and 13 (Sun)

Community revitalization event through food  The taste is A class but the price is B class. The “B-1 Grand Prix” is Japan’s largest community revitalization event, where inexpensive, tasty and local...
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Invitation to Awa Odori for All People
【2011.10.19】

Invitation to Awa Odori for All People

 In Tokushima, the home of the “Awa Odori dance,” the “Awa Odori for All People Festival” will be held on Wednesday November 23, a public holiday, at ASTY Tokushima in Tokushima City. This will be a m...
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