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
This summer, however, Fuji Television offers visitors another reason to come to Odaiba: The Odaiba Minna no YUME-TAIRIKU. Literally “Everyone’s Dream Continent”, this amusement park running from July 16 to August 31 was built around the idea of providing “refreshing coolness” for all its visitors.
July 27, 2016
If you are looking for an unforgettable fireworks experience this summer and you’re in Osaka, check out the PL Art of Fireworks festival!
July 17, 2016
The world-famous PIXAR Exhibition is in town and there's a little over one week left to go see it. Originating at the New York Museum of Modern Art in 2005 (to celebrate the 20th anniversary), this exhibit has toured the world since to rapturous reviews. Here in Tokyo it will mark PIXAR's 30th year and therefore features some never-before-seen pieces. Currently being held at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOT) in Kita-ku, the legendary exhibit is in its final days here in Tokyo so go now before it's too late.
May 23, 2016
Raise your hand if you've never said "Tokyo is expensive!" Now, where were we? Right, Tokyo is expensive. As a rule entertainment is usually the first victim of budget cuts and if your free options are limited that can mean no cultural activities until your financial situation improves. But who wants to do that? Here is a list of stuff you can do either for free or for a nominal fee.
May 7, 2016