May The Lucky Island Events

May The Lucky Island Events

Name: Koshidai Sakura Festival

Date: Thursday, May 3rd – Saturday, May 5th

Time: Starts at 10:00 am

Address: 963 – 8303 Fukushima Prefecture, Ishikawa District, Otsuka Machi Okuda

Details: Enjoy spring to the beat of the taiko drums, the trees swaying to the rhythm of the hula dancers and and the birds chirping to the tune of the singers. Among these, many other performances will be held as well as typical stall festival food.

Price: Free

Website: http://www.town.furudono.fukushima.jp/file/13129/20180405185916.pdf Read more

April The Lucky Island Events

April The Lucky Island Events

April The Lucky Island Events

Name: ハルフェスinえきまえ2018 (Ekimae Street Spring Festival[?])

Date: Sunday April 8th

Area: Fukushima City

Time: 10:00 – 16:00

Address: Ekimaedori (East Side Fukushima Station)

Machinaka hirobamae street (街なか広場前道路)

Paseo Street (パセオ通りパセナカミッセ)

Details: Welcome spring with a street festival. Over 30 different shop in three locations, selling handcrafted items as well as food, there something for everyone.

Price: Free

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March The Lucky Island Events

March The Lucky Island Events

Name: Odaka Volunteer Day

Date: Saturday March 3rd

Area: Soso

Time: 8:30 am~ 4 pm

Address: Odaka Station

Details: After the 2011 disaster Odaka town in the Minami soma region was one of the most heavily affected areas, now six years later, efforts are still being made to recover and helping to allow people to return to their home. The day’s work can range from anything from cutting grass and raking, to chopping down trees. Rain or shine, volunteers from all over the prefecture and even as far as Tokyo come together once a month. If you have a free day, come join, you can even enjoy the discounted onsen after.

Price: Free

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February 2018 The Lucky Island Events

February 2018 The Lucky Island Events

Name: Odaka Volunteer Day

Date: Saturday February 3rd

Area: Odaka, Minami Soma

Time: 8:30 am~ 4 pm

Address: Odaka Station

Details: After the 2011 disaster Odaka town in the Minami soma region was one of the most heavily affected areas, now six years later, efforts are still being made to recover and helping to allow people to return to their home. The day’s work can range from anything from cutting grass and raking to chopping down trees. Rain or shine, volunteers from all over the prefecture and even as far as Tokyo come together once a month. If you have a free day, come join, you can even enjoy the discounted onsen after.

Price: Free

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/2037989616438695/


Name: Koriyama Sake Festival

Date: Wednesday February 7th

Area: Koriyama

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Address: Nakamachi, Koriyama-shi, Fukushima-ken 10-10

郡山ビューホテルアネックス

Details: Enjoy the sake produced by six different local breweries and food prepared on the spot.

Price: 4000 per advanced ticket, 4500 at the door.

Website: https://www.ko-cci.or.jp/event/maturi/winter.html

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December and January The Lucky Island Events

December and January The Lucky Island Events

December 2017/ January 2018 The Lucky Island Events 

Name: Emi Flamenco Academia Recital

Date: Sunday December 10th

Area: Koriyama

Time: 15:30 start time

Address: Koriyama Culture Center, Middle Hall

1-2 Tsutsumishitamachi, Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture 963-8878

Details: Enjoy the sounds of the guitars, singing and dancing performed.

Price: 2500 in advance, 2800 at the door.

Website: http://www.redstory.jp/event/flamencofes2017.html


Name: Pipe Organ Christmas Concert

Date: Sunday December 17th

Area: Fukushima

Time: 14:00

Address: Fukushima City Concert Hall

1-1 Iriecho, Fukushima, Fukushima Prefecture 960-8117

Details: If you enjoy Christmas carols and Christmas altogether, come and join this beautiful concert featuring the Fukushima Third Elementary school music department.

Price: 500

Website: http://www.f-shinkoukousha.or.jp/ongakudou/?page_id=3#p-15591


Name: Yanaizu Naked Man Festival

Date: Saturday January 7th

Area: Yanaizu

Time: 20:00

Address: Enzoji Shrine

Jikemachiko-176, Yanaizu, Kawanuma District, Fukushima Prefecture 969-7201

Details: Every year, the men of Yanaizu brave the snowy, Aizu weather wearing nothing but fundoshi and compete to climb a rope and reach a bell hanging at the top. Whether you participate or just watch, it’s sure to be an interesting event you won’t want to miss!

Website: https://aizumonogatari.com/event/102.html


Name: Miharu Daruma Festival

Area: Miharu

Date: Sunday January 21st

Address: Matsuri Street

Details: On January 21st (Every year, the 3rd Sunday in January) daruma will line the streets of Miharu to bring luck for the coming year. Visitors to the festival can buy their own daruma, or just observe the different shapes and sizes of the daruma displayed along the street.

Website: http://miharukoma.com/event/104


Name: Tawara Festival

Date: Sunday January 14th

Area: Aizusaka

Time: 12:50

Address: 〒969-6543 Fukushima Kenuma-gun Aizusaka-machi character Shiji Nijiru 3650

Details: Would you like to participate in the pulling of a bale of rice and pray for future good harvest and fortune? Well you can in this festival. You can also pray to be disease free and no suffering for one year. Application deadline for participation is December 22nd. Of course, you can just go and observe.

Website: http://aizubange-kanbutsu.jp/