Edo River giant kite festival needs volunteers

Feb 26, 2014

Edo River giant kite festival needs volunteers

The annual festival for “odako,” or giant kites, flown will be held on May 3 and 5 along the banks of the Edo River in the city of Kasukabe, Saitama Prefecture. The Odako-age Matsuri festival committee said the organizers are inviting participants to “embrace ...

May 6, 2013

Abe asks kids to text him questions

Kyodo To celebrate the Children’s Day national holiday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday invited kids to ask him questions using LINE, a popular smartphone application that provides free calls and messaging. “Working as prime minister, I usually have few chances to talk with ...