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【2017.04.17】

Kyoto Native Flower Exhibition 2017 Spring

We used to be able to see Kyoto’s native flowers in our neighborhood. The Kyoto Native Flower Exhibition 2017 is an exhibition that features rare spring flowers in one place for all to enjoy. Th...
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【2017.04.17】

OSAKA MARATHON 2017 ~Join us to run a marathon!!

 OSAKA MARATHON is one of the largest marathon meets, with the participation of 32,000 runners racing through famous places in Osaka. OSAKA MARATHON 2017 will be held under the slogan of “Making...
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【2017.04.03】

Trip to experience Japan Heritage, “Culture of Water,” around Lake Biwa in Shiga Prefecture

 Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan, is a habitat for many endemic species. In particular, Biwa trout, koayu, nigoro-buna, three-lips, willow gudgeon, isaza goby, urori, and lake prawn, are precious...
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【2017.03.15】

Cherry Blossom Festival to be held at Kimiidera Temple—A place to enjoy early blooming cherry flowers

 Kimmiidera Temple is known as a place for early blooming cherry flowers in the Kansai region, and one of the top 100 cherry blossom spots. Since the Temple has about 500 cherry trees and a regular tr...
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【2017.03.15】

Kids Plaza Osaka Spring Exhibition 2017 Playground of Picture Books ~ Let’s play with picture books! Let’s play with shapes! ~

 Kids Plaza Osaka hosts the spring exhibition “Playground of Picture Books ~ Let’s play with picture books! Let’s play with shapes! ~” starting on Friday, March 24, 2017.  The...
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Queen Elizabeth coming to Kobe Port
【2017.03.08】

Queen Elizabeth coming to Kobe Port

 In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the opening of Kobe Port, the Queen Elizabeth will arrive into port (Kobe Port Terminal) twice in March 2017 to operate the first cruise travel arriving at ...
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【2017.03.08】

Yuasa Andon Art Exhibition

 Yuasa Town, where old streetscapes and traditional buildings are preserved, will be the venue for the Yuasa Andon Art Exhibition (andon: traditional Japanese paper lamp).  Yuasa district in Yuasa To...
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Osaka International Peace Center: Peace memorial project in commemoration of the Great Osaka Air Raids ― Lecture to foster those who pass down the memory ―
【2017.03.01】

Osaka International Peace Center: Peace memorial project in commemoration of the Great Osaka Air Raids ― Lecture to foster those who pass down the memory ―

 In 1945, in the final stage of the Pacific War, Osaka suffered catastrophic damage from over 50 air raids. As a peace museum established to pass down the memories of Osaka Air Raids to the next gener...
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【2017.03.01】

Sightseeing ship Naomasa, inspired by the famous samurai lord, starts operation ~Lake Biwa, Shiga~

 A sightseeing ship with its theme inspired by Ii Naomasa, the samurai lord from the Warring States period, will start full-scale operation on March 1, 2017. It will be used for cruises including thos...
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【2017.03.01】

16th Kyoto Sakura Parade

 Each year the Kyoto Sakura Parade is held, heralding the coming of spring.  We hope you enjoy the colorful and rhythmic performances of elementary, middle, and high school brass bands from Kyoto and...
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