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The Big Bang, Gifu style

The Big Bang, Gifu style


In Gifu, there are two big firework displays within a week of each other. The first occurs on the last Saturday of July, and the second occurs on the first Saturday of August. Not only are... more

Fireworks displays around Chubu

Fireworks displays around Chubu


In Chubu, summer means hot and humid weather, eating unagi (eel) and massive hanabi (fireworks) festivals. There are a huge number of these events throughout the region, from small neighbourhood gatherings through to massive events... more

Bicycle for Everyone’s Earth

Bicycle for Everyone’s Earth


An international group of volunteers will get on their bikes at Japan’s northern most point this August, and peddle the 3,500 kilometer length of the country to promote sustainability and environmental awareness. The BEE (Bicycle... more

Tenno Festival

Tenno Festival


The city of Tsushima has a population of 66,000. To the west flows one of Japan’s three big rivers, and to the east sits the major city of Nagoya, so the city is blessed with... more

Auditions for Nagoya Players

Auditions for Nagoya Players


AUDITION NOTICE: ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN The Nagoya Players is proud to present its first musical in 25 years! DIRECTOR: ANTHONY GILMORE MUSICAL DIRECTOR: PRISCA MOLOTSI ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DAVID OLAF STAGE MANAGER: JOHN LENIHAN PROPOSED... more

Free Guided Tour of Nagoya Castle


Free Guided Tours in 2009 by the Japan Guide Association PLEASE JOIN US! Working together with “Yokoso Japan Weeks”(Jan.20〜Feb.28,2009), the Japan Guide Association provides free guided tours by the national licensed tour guides. The tours are only for foreign... more

Special Movie Screening

Special Movie Screening


Kyoto based Swiss filmmaker Roger Walch (44) will present two of his films at Nagoya’s Cinema Skhole on July 23. His new narrative TENGU (63 min) stars legendary actor/singer Mikami Kan (Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence,... more