“Karatsu Kunchi” is a major autumn festival, held November 2nd through 4th every year at Karatsu Shrine. The festival celebrates harvests.“Karatsu Kunchi” has been designated as an Important Intangible Folk Culture Asset of Japan, and in 2016 it was registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage as well.
Introducing an Art Exhibit at Mifuneyama Rakuen Park in Saga: TeamLab's Kami-Sama ga Sumao MoriRead Later
Every summer, Mifuneyama Rakuen Park in Saga Prefecture holds an art exhibit, Kami-Sama ga Sumao Mori. This can be translated as "The Forest Where the Gods Live", designed by TeamLab.
Yoshinogari Historical ParkRead Later
Yoshinogari Historical Park is a specially designated historical site of Japan.
Spanning a total area of 117 hectares, Yoshinogari Historical Park is Japan’s largest historic ruins from the Yayoi Era (3c. B.C. - 3c. A.D.).
The ruins were discovered during an excavation in 1986.
Heart Light Festa 2016Read Later
The “Heart Light Festa,” the winter festival of Saga Prefecture’s Tosu City, is being held once again in 2016!
Over 100,000 people on average visit the Heart Light Festa every year. This illumination’s displays are handmade by local volunteers, and over 200,000 light bulbs illuminate and spread warmth throughout the area. A variety of event ideas are used in the festival to be enjoyed alongside the lights, such as local object displays and items made by local elementary school students.