With the Tokyo dates sold out already, this is a great chance to see UK DJ Jonas Blue in Japan. Part pop, part dance, his debut single (a tropical house cover of Fast Car by Tracy Chapman) reached number two in the UK charts, remaining in the top 10 for 11 weeks. His debut album, Blue, was released in 2018 and includes guest artists Becky Hill, Joe Jonas and Liam Payne. The gig will be held at Namba Hatch, a short walk from Namba station.
Taking place in Nagahama, Shiga Prefecture, the Hikiyama Festival is named for the wheeled festival floats which are pulled along at many traditional festivals. However, the festival is known for ‘kodomo kabuki’ – children’s kabuki. In the case of the […]
Founded in 2009 by comedy giant Yoshimoto Kogyo, the festival has a packed schedule which includes comedy and drama, as well as documentaries, young-director showcases, and development workshops. Despite the name, the Okinawa International Film Festival is decidedly more domestic […]
A performance by Maiko and Geiko from different districts, also known as the dance of the capital. Begun to raise spirits after Tokyo was first declared Japan’s capital, it has been held in the Kaburenjo Theater since 1873 but due […]
The Nagasaki Tall Ship Festival takes place in April each year in the spectacular backdrop of Nagasaki Harbor. Typically the event features a number of square rigged tall ships with their billowing sails providing a romantic glimpse into the bygone […]