The Faces Behind Happy Healthy Genki Day 2018

Despite snow still on the mountain tops, Winter is finally gone here in Fukushima! At times, it felt that the winter doldrums would never end here in the Lucky Island… However, Spring is here and Summer is right around the corner! To celebrate the changing seasons and get our bodies moving, our FuJET Minister of Fun, Kame, has organised the first ever Happy Healthy Genki Day event this Saturday, May 26th in Koriyama City. Continue reading

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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 Continue reading

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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

Website: https://tinyurl.com/y7med2bu Continue reading

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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

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1067571810052568/ Continue reading

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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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