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I Survived a Japanese Mikoshi!

A traditional Japanese festival from a god’s perspective. Continue reading

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Event Update: Night Out, Yuki Matsuri & Sumo (2009)

FuJETS! There’s a lot of info in this update. If you don’t want to read it all, at least read the following three points about money being collected at the Mid-Year Conference:

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Towering Infernos

What: Taimatsu Akashi (AKA the Sukagawa fire festival) Where: Sukagawa city, starting at Taimatsu Doori When: Saturday 14th November. Parade starts 2pm. Torch lighting at 6:30pm Why: Because everyone likes fire

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Nihonmatsu Chouchin Matsuri

Starting this Sunday! October 4th!!! Come one, come all! Continue reading

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New music reviews: The FUJI ROCK edition.

This year’s edition of the Fuji Rock festival, held in Niigata, concluded on July 26th and I’m back with some music recommendations based on the bands and artists who performed at this grandiose festival.

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