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Osaka Great Santa Run 2019

Osaka Great Santa Run 2019

The Osaka Great Santa Run is returning to spread some Christmas cheer on Sunday, Dec. 8, where people can don Santa costumes and get moving for a good cause. The 4 km fundraising event begins at Osaka Castle Park at 9 a.m., where participants ...

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Be merry with yuletide joy at Christmas markets

Be merry with yuletide joy at Christmas markets

If you see a wreathed entrance arch announcing "Willkommen zum Weihnachtsmarkt" ("Welcome to the Christmas Market"), you may second-guess yourself and wonder if you have somehow been teleported to Germany. However, it is more likely that you've come across the square by Umeda Sky Building ...

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Win a pair of tickets to a kabuki performance

Win a pair of tickets to a kabuki performance

Kyoto's Minamiza Theater is home to kabuki just as Broadway is to musicals, and from Nov. 30 to Dec. 26 the theater will hold its annual kaomise (which literally translates to "face-showing") performances to highlight its roster of actors for the upcoming season. This year's ...

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The 39th Sapporo White Illumination

The 39th Sapporo White Illumination

The Sapporo Snow Festival, which attracted almost 3 million people to the capital of Hokkaido last year, is still over a month away. That won't stop the north from indulging in a little winter-themed fun, though. If you're looking to get into a merry mood ...

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Fuyu no Nara Yamato-ji Campaign

Fuyu no Nara Yamato-ji Campaign

Travelers can get a glimpse of ancient Japan when they visit the historic temples and museums of western Nara, especially now using a discounted price. Despite being a residential area, the western part of Nara has a wide selection of World Heritage sites, museums, ...

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