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The Lucky Island Events November 2018

It isn’t hard to imagine the crisp frosts and early snows that are right around the corner. With Halloween done and dusted, it is time to knuckle down for the midyear conference. Even if you’re ready to get comfy under … Continue reading

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Aizu Wakamatsu’s Other Onsen- Ashinomaki Onsen

  Autumn has officially arrived, and with it, onsen season is fully in swing. Aizu Wakamatsu, the samurai city, is home to the famous onsen district of Higashiyama. However, did you know Aizu Wakamatsu is home to another lovely onsen … Continue reading

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The Lucky Island Events September 2018

School is back in session, new FuJETs are getting used to their new homes, and the weather is finally (finally!) starting to cool down. Just when you thought the festival season was over, we now enter autumn and harvest festival … Continue reading

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This is Fukushima Calendar Project

A message from our friends over at the ‘This is Fukushima’ calendar project: We are currently accepting photo submissions for the 2019 edition of the  ‘This is Fukushima’ calendar. Last year, with the generous support of many current and former … Continue reading

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Aizu Wakamatsu International Festival September 30th- Now Recruiting!

Help bring the world closer to Aizu on Sunday, September 30th! Did you know Aizu Wakamatsu has 740 foreign residents from over 40 countries? Come celebrate the diverse cultures of our city’s residents with our international festival, held once every … Continue reading

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