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Community Dance Program “Dance 4 All 2012”
【2012.11.30】

Community Dance Program “Dance 4 All 2012”

Dance 4 All is a community dance program held at Kyoto Art Center that began in 2009. Many people especially local residents, kids or adults, have participated in this program regardless of their age ...
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Osaka Hikari-Renaissance 2012
【2012.11.30】

Osaka Hikari-Renaissance 2012

“Osaka Hikari-Renaissance”, a festival of lights that celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, will be held from Friday, December 14, 2012. To demonstrate the dynamism of Osaka, the festival will al...
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“New Year Family Concert” will be held on Sunday, January 13, 2013.  All ages are welcome!
【2012.11.30】

“New Year Family Concert” will be held on Sunday, January 13, 2013. All ages are welcome!

A great concert of wind instruments by the highly popular Osaka Municipal Symphonic Band, whose performances delight all, from infants to adults. All will be welcomed to both morning and afternoon per...
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Year-end gift items are now on sale at the Wakayama On-line Shopping Mall!
【2012.11.30】

Year-end gift items are now on sale at the Wakayama On-line Shopping Mall!

When it comes to year-end gifts, there’s nothing better than seasonal foods, directly shipped from the source in Wakayama Prefecture. Why not present delicious, fresh, safe and nourishing foods to you...
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Archaeology in Japan 2012: Recent Results of Excavations
【2012.11.05】

Archaeology in Japan 2012: Recent Results of Excavations

About 8,000 excavations a year are made throughout Japan. Archaeology in Japan 2012 at Sakai City Museum will show major artifact discoveries as soon as they are excavated and exhibited in an easy-to-...
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Osaka Marathon 2012
【2012.11.05】

Osaka Marathon 2012

This is the second year of the Osaka Marathon, which started last year as a new large-scale citizens’ marathon. On Sunday, November 25 this year runners will start from a point in front of Osaka Castl...
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Yokoo Tadanori Museum of Contemporary Art opened on November 3
【2012.11.05】

Yokoo Tadanori Museum of Contemporary Art opened on November 3

An exhibition of Yokoo Tadanori, who is from Hyogo Prefecture and one of the world’s top artists, Han Han Puku Puku Han Puku (repeat, repeat and repeat) was held to commemorate the opening of the Yoko...
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The nation’s first “Aji” week in Fukui
【2012.11.05】

The nation’s first “Aji” week in Fukui

Fukui Prefecture is, generally speaking, full of seasonal, fresh and local fish and vegetables. And November is the best month for delicious foodstuffs such as Echizen Crab (a snow crab), Satoimo (a t...
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Japan’s first LCC exclusive terminal is in service!
【2012.11.05】

Japan’s first LCC exclusive terminal is in service!

Completed on Sunday, October 28, 2012, is the Second Terminal (T2) of Kansai International Airport (KIX) corresponding to the business model of the new Low Cost Carriers (LCC). It is a steel-framed on...
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Classics Day events at Heiankyo Sosei-kan and Kyoto Lifetime Learning Center
【2012.11.05】

Classics Day events at Heiankyo Sosei-kan and Kyoto Lifetime Learning Center

(1) Heiankyo Sosei-kanAt Heiankyo Sosei-kan, you will be able to have a bird’s-eye view of Heian-kyo, ancient capital of Japan from 794 to 1869, due to the exhibit of a replica of Heian-kyo, carefully...
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