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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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Supporting the Earthquake Disaster through Fun and Laughter! Shinshu Pro Wrestling at New Mass Diner on Sunday, January 28

Shinshu Pro Wrestling, an amateur wrestling organization active in Nagano Prefecture, will hold a “Noto Peninsula Earthquake Support Match for…

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January 21 is the birthday of Kenshin Uesugi. Special edition stamps for the 494th anniversary of his birth are on sale (Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture).

January 21 (Sunday) is the birth day of the warlord “Uesugi Kenshin”. In conjunction with this event, special edition stamps…

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Natural brilliance created by the earth! Minerals of the World Exhibition” at Joetsu Science Museum (Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture)

The “World Mineral Exhibition” featuring gemstones such as amethyst, ruby, and diamonds known as precious stones is being held at…