From late November until the beginning of January, you will start seeing two-layered mochi varieties in different sizes for sale in supermarkets, convenience stores and food stalls everywhere. Let’s take a look into the tradition of the “kagami mochi!”
December 29, 2016
How many fireworks go off in one hour? An AMAZING amount, that's how much!
December 24, 2016
Once a year since 2006, around the second weekend of October, a hard rock and heavy metal festival takes place: the Loud Park Festival.
October 8, 2016
I knew Japanese were very interested in Europe but I wasn’t sure if I could fill a whole evening with things to talk about Germany- in Japanese! But I agreed. The weeks flew by and I started preparing for the event. I was confronted with questions like: What is typically German? What is your culture like?
August 31, 2016
Interested in art? Nature? or Both? There is a perfect trip for you: Setouchi Triennale. An outdoor contemporary art exhibition, Setouchi Triennale, which was launched in 2010, is held for its third time, this year, on the islands of Setouchi in south-western part of Japan. More information just a click away!
August 20, 2016
Azabu Juban hosts a different kind of summer festival. A few years ago this ritzy neighborhood near Roppongi limited entry to local merchants only, and since the area is a foodie’s paradise, the one thing you won’t find here is ordinary festival fare.
August 17, 2016
This summer, Tokyo Disneyland has three full events to keep any Disney fan busy! Disneyland and Disneysea are having their usual summer festivals, but this year Disneysea will also be celebrating its 15th anniversary! The summer festivals start July 9th and will run until August 31st whereas the Disneysea anniversary will last until March 17th 2017!
August 2, 2016