May 5th is Children’s Day, a national holiday eagerly awaited each year by kids of all ages, and this year the Kids Festival Adventure World is a part of the festivities Friday, May 3rd, through Monday, May 6th.
The Children’s Day holiday is one of four national holidays wrapped into Golden Week. The Kids Festival Adventure
World will be held at the Chatan Dome in Mihama, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The festival is full of exciting events and attractions for both kids and their families: an exhibition of live insects such as beetles and butterflies; an exhibition of specimens and information panels on the world’s biggest beetles known as the Hercules beetles, the Giraffe stag beetle and rare species of butterflies.
Also scheduled are battle matches of giant insects, with the insect battles at 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. each day; sales and auctions of insects; a