Art

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Terri Weifenbach: The May Sun

After studying painting at the University of Maryland, Terri Weifenbach chose to focus on photography. Creating works inspired by natural landscapes, she has published 15 acclaimed photo books since she began her artistic career in the 1970s. In 2005 Weifenbach published “The Politics of ...

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Belgian Beer Weekend 2017

Belgian Beer Weekend 2017

There are a barrel of events beloved by drinkers in Japan, one of the biggest is Belgian Beer Weekend, which has been added to UNESCO’s ...

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Kamo River Summer Terraces

Kamo River Summer Terraces

Over the centuries, Japanese people have thought up many ways to combat the muggy summer weather. Kyotoites in particular have always beat the heat with ...

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Gifu: Nagaragawa Ukai

Gifu: Nagaragawa Ukai

Cormorant fishing. It will be held every day during the period except on the night of the full moon (Oct. 4 this year) or when ...

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Aichi: Kisogawa Ukai

Cormorant fishing. The fee is ¥2,600 (weekdays on June 1-July 14, Sept. 1-Oct. 15, and June 10) or ¥2,900 (every Sat. and Sun., July 15-Aug. 31, ...