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Techno Udon

Techo, meet udon. Udon, meet techno. On the dance floor. The offbeat fun, which takes place at Tokyo Tower Studio, involves participants kneading udon dough — with their feet, of course — while DJs blast — you guessed it — techno music. As all ...

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Bokutei Sakura Matsuri

Bokutei Sakura Matsuri

Bokutei Sakura Matsuri is a Cherry Blossom Festival at Sumida Koen Park in Sumida-ku. Some events are scheduled on Sakurabashi Bridge over the Sumida River on Saturdays and Sundays. The festival period could vary depending on the cherry blossoms, but is tentatively planned from ...

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Kan-ou-no-Yube

Kan-ou-no-Yube, a Cherry Blossom-viewing Festival at night, takes place at Sankei-en Garden in Yokohama. This Japanese-style landscape garden has about 300 cherry trees. Visitors can enjoy cherry blossom-viewing even in the evening, since the garden is lit up until 9 p.m. during the period. ...

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Nihonbashi Sakura Bar 2015

More than 50 Nihonbashi-area eateries, including establishments dating back to the 1800s, will be part of a special week-long culinary event that highlights the area’s traditional and modern approaches to food, from izakaya and sushiya to pizzerias and bistros. Before embarking on their gastronomical ...

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Interpets Fair 2015

Interpets Fair 2015

Become your dog’s best friend at the 5th Interpets Fair this April. The event, which will take place at Tokyo Big Sight, aims to help dog-lovers better understand the needs of their lovable canine pets; or those interested in bringing home one. There will ...

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The Kids’ Motor Show

The Kids’ Motor Show

Parents who are hoping to get their kids to help out with their cars in the future should get them revved for the Kids’ Motor Show, where a number of attractions aim to spark their interest in all manner of vehicles and related trades ...

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Kitano Odori, Japanese traditional dance by geiko

Kitano Odori, Japanese traditional dance by geiko (professional entertainers) at Kamishichiken Kaburenjo Theater, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto. A performance is held twice at 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily. Admission is ¥4,300. Access: By municipal bus No. 50 or 101 from Kyoto Station to Kitano Tenmangu-mae ...

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Holi Yokohama 2015

Holi Yokohama 2015

This is Yokohama’s third time to host its version of Holi, a traditional Hindu festival of India that has been becoming increasingly popular throughout the world. The event, which is also known as the festival of colors, traditionally involves participants celebrating the arrival of ...

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Bubble Run

Get ready to lather, run and repeat with Bubble Run, a 5-km run where participants are doused in foam along the way and a bubble-filled dance party waiting at the finish line. While most races focus on placing first, Bubble Run is more wishy-washy. ...

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Ueno Sakura Matsuri

Ueno Sakura Matsuri is a Cherry Blossom Festival at Ueno Park in Taito-ku. Visitors can view around 800 cherry trees in bloom and, with the aid of thousands of bonbori (paper lanterns), can even see them illumined during the evening. The bonbori will be ...

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Nihonbashi Sakura Street

Nihonbashi Sakura Street

Tokyo’s Nihonbashi area boasts beautiful hanami (cherry blossom viewing) spots along the Edo Sakura Street and Nihonbashi Sakura Street. This year, visitors will be able to experience the blossoms in a different light as Nakadori, near Tokyo Station, will be decorated with LED illuminations ...

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Coffee Fest World Latte Art Championship Open

Baristas from around the world will have a chance to show off their skills at Coffee Fest World Latte Art Championship Open. The championship, held internationally held since 2002, features more than 60 competitors hailing from small coffee shops to corporate chains alike. Baristas ...

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FABEX 2015: World Food and Beverage Great Expo

The 18th World Food and Beverage Great Expo is expecting more than 70,000 visitors and 600 companies to take part in the nation’s biggest food industry event, held at Tokyo Big Sight. For businesses, it is a great opportunity to network and share new ...

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Tokyo Art & Antiques 2015

Tokyo Art & Antiques 2015

Home to around 150 galleries, the Nihombashi/Kyobashi has high reputation for art. Many of them, along with department stores and bookstores in the area, will be participating in Tokyo Art & Antiques 2015 and offer special exhibitions for visitors to enjoy. There will also ...

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Japan Hobby Show 2015

Japan Hobby Show 2015

Hundreds of passionate hobbyists will show off their seasoned skills at this three-day event, which boasts some 700 booths and 13 sponsors. The show has something for everyone, from homely pastimes like knitting and scrapbooking to decorative pursuits such as embroidery and calligraphy, as ...

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