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Ikebana × Hyakudankaidan 2017

Ikebana × Hyakudankaidan 2017

What sets the Hotel Gajoen Tokyo (formerly known as Meguro Gajoen) apart from other buildings is its wooden Hyakudan Kaidan, which translates as "staircase of 100 steps" and leads visitors to seven gorgeous banquet rooms. The space is packed with old paintings, but this autumn ...

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Ibaraki: Kasama-no Kiku Matsuri

Chrysanthemum Exhibition. Potted chrysanthemums and dolls made of chrysanthemum are exhibited in the shrine precincts. Japanese traditional performing arts, such as Bugaku (Ancient court dance with music) and Yabusame are also performed during the festival period. Admission to the exhibition of chrysanthemum dolls is ...

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Saga: Aki-no Arita Tojiki Matsuri

Autumn Ceramic Fair. The entire city is full of stalls selling Arita ceramics. "Haru Chawan Kokan," the event of exchanging a broken rice bowl for a brand-new one with the autumn design for free of charge, is held at the site called "Arita Toji-no ...

SUN

Kagoshima: Kusajishi-shiki

Japanese archery ritual, held in the Sengan-en garden which was built more than 350 years ago by the feudal lord of that time. The archers dressed in ceremonial robes shoot arrows at the targets (figures of deer) according to traditional Ogasawara-ryu (school) rites. Admission ...

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Art Fair Sapporo 2017

Art Fair Sapporo 2017

Hotel owners often pay close attention to the kind of art that adorns their facilities, but when entire rooms turn into mini exhibition halls, we've definitely entered new territory. This weekend the Cross Hotel Sapporo in the city's Chuo Ward will embrace its artistic side ...

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Hiroshima International Film Festival 2017

Hiroshima International Film Festival 2017

Among the movies screening at this year's Hiroshima International Film Festival is an animated film titled "In This Corner of the World." It screens as part of the Hiroshima Eye section of the event, a look into the western city's own corner of the ...

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Kyoto: Aki-no Ningyo-ten

Dolls Exhibition. Old Japanese dolls are exhibited at the temple noted for its collection of dolls. Please enter by 3:30 p.m.. Admission is 600JPY. Schedule & Key events: ● daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Hokyo-ji Temple, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Access: From JR Kyoto Sta., take municipal bus No. ...

MON

Tokyo: Tori-no-Ichi

Good Luck Rake Fair, held on each "Day of Cock" in November every year. Kumade are sold at dozens of stalls. Daidai-kagura (Shinto dance with music) and Kumade-no-mai (bamboo-rakes' dance) are performed during the fair. Schedule & Key events: ● Nov. 6 & 18 & 30 ...

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