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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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The Lucky Island July 2018 Event Roundup

Summer is officially here. Despite the heat and humidity, summer in Japan can be a magical time. From the star festival of Tanabata to delicious Fukushima peaches coming into season to festivals every weekend, this is Japan at its best. … Continue reading

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The Faces Behind Fuku-ing Fabulous Drag Ball: The Sequel (Part 2)

Now on to part 2 of the Faces Behind the Fuku-ing Fabulous Drag Ball: The Sequel! This time I spoke with our second-time master of ceremonies(MC), my very own crazy talented and lovely co-editor, Mercedez! As the final preparations for … Continue reading

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