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【2014.12.01】

Festival of the light in OSAKA 2014

   Featuring the “Midosuji Illumination,” a symbolic road of light along which Midosuji’s ginkgo trees are adorned with thousands of LED lights, and “Osaka Hikari Ren...
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【2014.11.17】

Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro marks its 10th anniversary in 2014

   Aiming to become Kyoto’s new signature night event starting from the 21st century, Kyoto Hanatouro began in 2003 in the Higashiyama area. Adorned by “illuminations” from...
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【2014.10.15】

The 8th Tanabe-Benkei Film Festival

   The Tanabe-Benkei Film Festival is a full-scale film festival targeting works of new directors. During the festival, to which movie experts will be welcomed as a special jury as well as s...
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【2014.10.15】

Sakai City Museum’s special exhibition “Japanese traditional techniques and beauty”―Important cultural properties and people who support these properties

   Sakai City Museum will hold an exhibition intended to show the techniques and beauty of individual and group holders of Important Intangible Cultural Properties, who are called “liv...
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【2014.10.15】

“Siege of Sanada-maru,” the core event of the Tennoji Sanada Yukimura Exhibition for the 400th anniversary of the Winter Siege of Osaka

 The “Tennoji Sanada Yukimura Exhibition,” an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Siege of Osaka, will be held in Tennoji Ward, Osaka City, a place related to the Sanada barb...
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【2014.10.15】

Fukui Prefectural Museum of Cultural History’s Special Exhibition “Hakusan Mandala―Illustrated Gods and the faith for Kannon”

   In Echizen, a place surrounded by mountains, mountain worship was actively practiced, in which mountains of beautiful appearance and remarkable height were objects of worship.  &nbs...
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International Symposium: Free admission to the Opening Ceremony & Keynote Speeches at “Interpraevent 2014”
【2014.10.15】

International Symposium: Free admission to the Opening Ceremony & Keynote Speeches at “Interpraevent 2014”

Title: International Symposium: Free admission to the Opening Ceremony & Keynote Speeches at “Interpraevent 2014” Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 13:00 to 17:20 Venue: Noh Theatre,...
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Disaster Prevention Seminar: “Preparing for Large-Scale Disasters” Three Years after the Kii Peninsula Flood―Transmitting Information from Nara to the World
【2014.10.15】

Disaster Prevention Seminar: “Preparing for Large-Scale Disasters” Three Years after the Kii Peninsula Flood―Transmitting Information from Nara to the World

Title: Disaster Prevention Seminar “Preparing for Large-Scale Disasters” Three Years after the Kii Peninsula Flood―Transmitting Information from Nara to the World Date: Monday, November 2...
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【2014.10.15】

Nara Food Festival 2014 C’festa

 This year marks the 6th anniversary of the Nara Food Festival. This event will be held at two venues―Umami-Kyūryō Park and Nara Park―under the name “C’festa,” as a festival of ...
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【2014.10.15】

The 3rd Joto Ward Sarugaku Festival―Gather 'round everyone!

   From the Nanboku-cho Period to Muromachi Period, Enami Sarugaku, a troupe of sarugaku (a type of Japanese traditional performing art), was formed at Enamino-sho located in what is today t...
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