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Yakiniku Party – 12th May 2011 – party report

We had a Yakiniku party on 12th May 2011.

It was supposed to be BBQ party on the roof top, but changed to Yakinuku, because of rain.

Thanks everyone for join us.

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Kawawatari Jinkou Sai –the River Crossing Festival- @ Tagawa city, May 21st and 22nd

This festival is one of five major Fukuoka prefecture festivals.
Decorated floats and mikoshi(a portable shrine) which contained a different god for each area are taken through the River to purify them.
On May 21st, the main event stars from 3pm though the festival starts from 8am.
Om May 22nd, the main event starts from 2pm and the festival ends at around 6:30pm.

Let’s enjoy this historical dynamic festival and feel the Japanese festival atmosphere in Tagawa!!

colorful floats in the river!

colorful floats in the river!

looks very heavy!

looks very heavy!

Beautiful even at night:)

Beautiful even at night:)

Access
Take JR Fukuhoku Yutaka line train (most of them depart from the platform #8) from “Hakata” station and get off at “Nogata” station (about 1 hour, 910yen). Then, change to JR Ita line train and get off at “Tagawa Ita” station (about 30min, 440yen) About 5min walk from the station to the main venue.

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Fukuoka Museum Week, May 14th – 29th

4 Museums in Fukuoka work together to hold Fukuoka Museum Week for 16days!!

Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka city museum, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum and Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art offer you FREE admission for permanent exhibitions!!

Several fun events are held at each museum!

Fukuoka Art Museum

Fukuoka Art Museum

Fukuoka City Museum

Fukuoka City Museum

Event period: May 14 – May 29th

Opening hours:

Fukuoka city museum  9:30am – 5:30pm
Fukuoka Art Museum  9:30am – 5:30pm
Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art  10:00am – 6:00pm
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum 10:00am – 8:00pm

Closed:

Monday: Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka city museum and Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
Wednesday: Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
May 17th – 20th: Fukuoka Art Museum

 

Access

<Fukuoka City Museum>
Take a bus No. 44 from Mizuho, the closest bus stop from the hostel, to Yahoo Dome-mae ,about 40min 220yen.
On weekends, not so many buses run on this route.
You can take a subway from Hakata station to Nishijin station, 15min 250yen and 10min walk from the station.

<Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art>
Take a bus No. 44 from Mizuho, the closest bus stop from the hostel, to Tenjin-Kita ,about 30min 220yen.
On weekends, not so many buses run on this route.
You can also take a subway from Hakata station to Tenjin, 5min 200yen and 10min walk from the station.

<Fukuoka Art Museum>
Take a subway from Hakata station to Ohori-Koen, 250yen 10min

<Fukuoka Asian Art Museum>
Take a subway from Hakata station to Nakasu-Kawabata staion, 3min 200yen. The musem is on 7th and 8th floor of Hakata Riverain Center Building.

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BBQ Party @ Khaosan Fukuoka – 12th May 2011

It is already very warm here in Fukuoka.

So We are having “FREE BBQ PARTY” on 12th May 2011.

Free of charge for join, just bring your own drink.

BBQ Party

BBQ Party

 

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Sum41 Live concert, May. 23rd

The very famous Canadian punk band comes to Fukuoka with their latest album!!
They have alraedy succeeded at Summersonic, Japan’s big outdoor festival!!
Don’t miss this chance to see their energetic performance!!
May 23rd
At Zepp Fukuoka
Start : 7pm
Ticket : 6500yen

Access
Take a bus from Mizuho(closest bus stop to the hostel) to Yahoo Dome, 220yen 40min

Sum 41

Sum 41

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Cosplay Event, May. 29th @ 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 : May 29th (Sun)
Place : Bayside place Hakata (Hakata wharf)
Access : Take a bus #99 from “Hakata center bld. mae E” to “Hakata Futou”. 220yen, 17 minutes.
There’s a really nice Hot spring right across the street from this event!

Cosplay

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MJ46 JAPAN TOUR 2011 “Keep on Loving” @ Mitsukoshi, May3rd – 15th

Fukuoka Mitsukoshi Department store held the exhibition of the pop superstar Michael Jackson!!
The exhibition attracts you with his precious goods such as the Crystal Glove, iPhone case, the autograph written the day before his death, and more!!

Don’t miss this chance to see his goods!!

The King of Pop!

The King of Pop!

 the Crystal Glove!

the Crystal Glove!

Opening hours: 10am – 8pm (close at 5pm on last day)

Admission fee: 1200yen

Held at “Mitsukoshi Gallery” on 9th Floor in Fukuoka Mitsukoshi
Access
By subway: Take subway from Hakata station and get off at Tenjin station. Fukuoka Mitsukoshi is directly connected with Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) station which is just few min walk from Tenjin subway station..

By bus:
Take # 144 bus from Mizuho bus stop(the nearest bus stop from our hostel) and get off at “Tenjin Kego Jinjya . Mitsukoshi mae” or “Tenjin 1 chome ” bus stop (220yen, 22 min). Fukuoka Mitsukoshi is directly connected with Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) station
Or…
Take # 44 bus from Mizuho bus stop and get off at “Tenjin Bus center mae” bus stop.(220yen 22min) Fukuoka Mitsukoshi is directly connected with Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) station.
View Fukuoka Mitsukoshi Department store in a larger map

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Okinohata Suitensu Festival @ Yanagawa, May 3rd – 5th

Very interesting festival is held in Yanagawa Southern city in Fukuoka Prefecture.
Yanagawa is famous for a city of water ways.
Music and ceremonies are showed on a floating stage made from canal boats tied together at this festival.
Enjoy looking around the stalls on the streets by the canal!

a floating stage!

a floating stage!

Access
50min by Nishitetsu train to Yanagawa station from Nishitetsu Fukuoka station(830yen).
Take hourly bus from Yanagawa station and get off at “Ohana mae”(御花前) bus stop(10min 200yen,). About 5min walk from the bus stop.
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ONE PIECE Booth in Huis Ten Bosch, till September 30th

ONE PIECE is very popular Japanese animation and manga series about the adventures of pirates.
There are new restaurant, shop and amusement attraction represent the world of ONE PIECE!!

You can enjoy cruising on “Thousand Sunny” which is the pirate ship of the ONE PIECE main characters!!
Boarding ticket: 1000yen

Let’s have a great adventure in Huis Ten Bosch!!

Admission tickets to Hus Ten Bosch: 2500yen ~
*You need to pay at each attraction

Thousand Sunny!!

Thousand Sunny!!

Yummy!!

Yummy!!

Access
By train – Take JR limited train from Hakata station to Huis Ten Bosch station (3770yen for one way , 1:40)

By bus – * prior booking essential* Take bus from Hakata bus terminal 3F at 9:21am and get off at HUis Ten Bosch(2200yen for one way, 4000yen for round trip, about 2 hours) When you come back, take bus at 5:30pm from Huis Ten Bosch.

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Let’s Join DONTAKU PARADE!! @ Fukuoka, May 4th

Hakata Dontaku Festival is famous for a lot of parade show.
Hakata Machiya Folk Museum offers you the chance to join Dontaku parade!!
Let’s experience Japanese festival dance and feel a part of Japanese Cultures!!

 

Prior booking is essential, and you have to contact the museum again if you cancel it.

Ask our staff for booking and cancellation.

The acceptance is up to the first 100 people.

If there are less than 100 people till May 4th, you can just go to the reception desk and resister for the plan by   3pm on May 4th!

Please pay by CASH on the parade day (May 4th) at the special reception desk at the museum

There are 2plans for joining the parade.

< 1500yen plan >

You can have Tenugui(Japanese Bandana), Shamoji(2 Wooden Spoons)and a lunch ticket(you can use it at the restaurants around the museum). Happi(a Japanese coat for a festival) is just for rent.

< 3500yen plan >

You can have Tenugui(Japanese Bandana), Shamoji(2 Wooden Spoons), a lunch ticket(you can use it at the restaurants around the museum) and Happi(a Japanese coat for a festival)!! You can take Happi if you choose and pay for this plan!!
Schedule:
10:00am – Reception Start at Hakata Machiya Folk Museum
3:00pm – Gather at “Hakata Machiya Folk Museum”
3:10pm – Kushida Shrine Safety Prayer
3:30pm – Explanation of the Parade
3:40pm – Practice of Dance!! (30min.)
5:10pm – Move to Departure Place of the Parade
6:10pm – End of the Parade
6:20pm – Dissolution at Fukuoka City Office

Let's join Dontaku!

Let's join Dontaku!

 

Access:

On foot….About 25-30min walk from Khaosan Fukuoka

By bus…..Take #114 bus from “Mizuho” bus stop which is the nearest bus stop from Khaosan Fukuoka. Get off at “Canal-City-Hakata mae” bus stop(15min, 180yen) and few min walk to the museum!
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