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2024.02.16

100,000 Candles “Corridor of Lights” will be held on February 17 (Sat) and 24 (Sat)! (Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture)

Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, will hold its winter event, “Corridor of Light,” on February 17 (Saturday) and 24 (Saturday), with…

activity
2024.02.14

The “Kanayasan Ski Resort,” the birthplace of Japanese skiing, will close for the season on Thursday, March 15 due to lack of snow (Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture).

Bronze statue of Major Lerch, who introduced skiing to Japan Known as the birthplace of skiing in Japan, the Kanayasan…

HISTORY
2024.02.08

Takada Goze” Reproduction of a scene from a gateway performance (Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture)

On Saturday, March 3, an event to recreate the “Kadozuke” of Takada goze, female traveling entertainers who are blind, took…

GIFT
2024.02.07

Blessing of sweet sap The Blessing of Sweet Sap: Making Maple Syrup in Maki Ward, Joetsu City (Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture)

Did you know that maple syrup is produced in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture? We interviewed Mr. Masaaki Nashimoto, who is…

EVENT
2024.02.06

Recreation of a snowy satoyama scene for the first time in 16 years “Daimochihiki” to be held on February 12 (Monday, national holiday) (Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture)

On February 12 (Mon., holiday), an event to recreate “Daimochihiki,” in which large trees are cut by hand and carried…

EVENT
2024.02.06

Feel the Spring Takada Honcho Hina Meguri (Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture)

The annual event to visit the hina dolls displayed in show windows and other locations in the Takada Honcho shopping…

GOURMET
2024.02.06

Inn and Sake Brewery Tag Team! Myoko lodging facilities offer original sake “Yume” (Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture)

Yume Bouken , an accommodation facility adjacent to Myoko Suginohara Ski Resort in Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture, has begun offering…

EVENT
2024.02.05

New products from 17 stores! Lerch Winter SWEETS Fair” to be held on February 10 (Sat)

The “Lerch Winter SWEETS Fair,” an event where pastry stores and bakeries in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, gather to taste…

EVENT
2024.02.01

Korean beauty, food, and entertainment gather in Joetsu! KOREA MARKET” will be held on Saturday, February 10.

The first Korean culture event in the Joetsu area of Niigata Prefecture, “KOREA MARKET,” will be held on Saturday, February…

activity
2024.02.01

Joetsu Bicycle Festival” to be held for the first time in July this year Entries are now being accepted.

The 1st Joetsu Bicycle Festival, an event in which cyclists ride up the Hikarigahara Plateau in Itakura-ku, Joetsu City, Niigata…

EVENT
2024.01.31

Umigatari: Discounted admission for students (Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture)

Umigatari”, the municipal aquatic museum in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, will start a “student discount” for students on February 1….

EVENT
2024.01.31

Austrian beer & food this year! Lerch Festival” to be held on February 3 (Sat.) and 4 (Sun.)

The Lerch Festival, a major winter event in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, will be held again this year on February…