Monthly Archives: December 2010

Beauty of Paste Resist Indigo Dying @Fukuoka Art Museum, Jan.5th – Mar.27th

Japanese traditional Indigo Dying. The “Tsutsugaki” style of Indigo Dying is very unique.  Showpieces are from Edo and Meiji era from all over Japan. Admission 200yen Opening time 9:30am – 5:30pm Access : Click here
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Central Fish Market Service Day, Jan. 8th

The fish market is open for everyone on the second Saturday of the month. You can buy freshly caught fish and a variety of marine products. There is a restaurant there that you can have fresh seafood. Jan. 8th 9:00am – 12:00 noon No entrance fee Access : Take a subway from Hakata station to Akasaka station. 5min walk from the station.
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Shodo, Japanese calligraphy, and Karate trial, Jan. 22nd

WAHAHA Studio Japan presents shodo and karate trial with English guide. You maybe write your name in Kanji!? Don’t miss this opportunity to learn Japanese culture!! The trial will take place at WAHAHA Studio Japan. To make a reservation, please contact directly; WAHAHA studio Japan Tel :092-737-2288 E-mail : info@wahahastudiojapan.com 2-2-7, 4F, Maizuru, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka Jan. 22nd(Sat) Time : 2:00pm – 4:30pm Fee : 1500yen Enrollment : 10people. Access : Take a subway from Hakata station to Akasaka station, 10min 250yen. 2min walk from Akasaka subway station. View WAHAHA Studio Japan in a larger map
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Oyafuko Night Walker volume 5, Jan. 9th

A big New Year’s event in Oyafuko, Tenjin. Buy a ticket and you have choices of 26 bars and clubs for 1night!! You can try as many bars and clubs as you want with the ticket!! 1 drink order at each place is necessary. Some venues may ask for ID Jan. 9th (Sun) Ticket : 1000yen advance, 2000yen door. Access to Oyafuko area : 5min walk from Tenjin subway station.
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Super Flea Market 2012 @ Yahoo Dome, January 7th – 9th 2012

One of the biggest flea markets in Kyushu. 1500 shops stand and about 35,0000 people visit this annual event at Yahoo Dome. From children’ clothes to rare and unique items which wouldn’t be sold at shops any more, you can find lots of interesting stuff here!! Period: Jan. 7th – 9th Opening time: 10am – 5pm Admission: 700yen Access Take a bus No. 44 from Mizuho(the closest bus stop from the hostel) to Yahoo Dome-mae. (40min 220yen) On weekends, not so many buses run on this route. You can take a subway from Hakata station to Tojinmachi station. (15min 250yen) + 10min walk from the station.
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Ohori Park Christmas Illumination “Shining Park Ohori 2010″ ,until Dec. 26th

Fukuoka’s famous & popular Ohori park is decorated in LED lights for Christmas this year! Let’s go for a night walk! Light up from 5pm
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Happy Cock

One of the most famous party night clubs in Fukuoka! No cover charge on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday!! 2000yen with free drink for men, 1000yen with free drink for female on Friday and Saturday!! Closed on Monday and Tuesday. Access : 5min walk from Tenjin subway station. Located in Nishi-dori area. Wed, Thu 9pm – 3am Fri, Sat 7pm – 5am Sun 7pm – 1am
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Free Osechi Party on 1st Jan 2011 – for lunch

Celebrating New Year!! Osechi Ryori is very traditional dishes. We will have a new year party  for lunch on 1st Jan 2011. Let’s join us for free party!!!
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Kyushu Pro-Wrestling, Dec. 23rd

Based on Fukuoka, the pro-wrestling group, Kyushu Pro-Wrestling, is holding an event at Bayside Place Hakata. This group works to make Fukuoka active!! A charity auction and talk show take place as well. Place : Bayside Place Hakata Time : 3pm – 5pm Fee : 1000yen Access Take bus no.99 from Hakata station bus stop A to Hakata Futo(Bayside Place), about 15min 220yen.
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Cosplay Event, Dec. 26th @Bayside place Hakata

Cosplay??? ・・・・・Costume Play!!! Cosplay may have originated in Japan, but there are now devoted fans throughout Asia and the world. Over 100 cosplayers will be dressing up in their favorite characters! It’s free to go watch the cosplayers! Date : December 26th Sunday, 11a.m. to 4p.m. Place : Bayside place Hakata (Hakata wharf) Access : Take a bus #99 from “Hakata center bld. mae E” to “Hakata Futou”. 220yen, 17 minutes. :idea:There’s a really nice Hot spring right across the street from this event! Click here View Cosplay Event in a larger map
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