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Onogi Temple Tour

Onogi Temple Tour


Awaken your imagination and ignite your sense of history. Take a self-guided walking (or pedaling) tour through Nishi Ward, north of Nagoya center. Explore a richly woven tapestry of historic and spiritual threads hiding beyond... more

Senshuji: Nagoya Betsuin temple


Never mind the glitzy proliferation of high-rise buildings in the Nagoya Station area (Meieki), I hear you say, is there any history left in this dynamic segment of central Nagoya? In a word, for those... more

Free tickets to the dance

Free tickets to the dance


The dance opera "Divine Comedy" and the modern ballet "IERUMA" will be performed at the Aichi prefectural art theater, (1-13-2 Higashisakura, Higashi-ku, Nagoya), on Saturday, August 2 at 7pm (Advanced S seat 8000yen, A seat... more

The Daikyozan Stupa (and environs)

The Daikyozan Stupa (and environs)


Anyone traveling south from Kanayama station, aboard either the Meitetsu train bound for Toyota or the Tokaido line cannot possibly miss the impressive Daikyozan stupa,  a few hundred meters south, on the right hand side... more

REFUGEE FILM FESTIVAL 2008 NAGOYA

REFUGEE FILM FESTIVAL 2008 NAGOYA


The first ever refugee festival in Nagoya will take place on September 20th, 21st and 23rd in the Art Space A of Aichi Arts Center. The Refugee Film Festival in Nagoya (RFFN) is the brainchild... more

In praise of <i>furin</i>

In praise of furin


Just in case there are people out there that think they are going to read about those cute little wind bells people hang outside their houses in summer, sorry to disappoint you. This is going... more

Heavy petting, Aichi style

Heavy petting, Aichi style


The basic concept is simple. For many living in Japan, owning a dog, or even a cat, is simply impossible. Tiny apartments, long working hours and the appalling combination of claws and tatami mats makes... more

World Cosplay Summit

World Cosplay Summit


When Aichi was chosen to hold the 2005 World Exposition in Monaco on June 12th 1997, the then governor for Aichi Prefecture, Reiji Suzuki, announced that “It will be the culmination of efforts we make... more