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Last Update: September 7, 2012
A skillful blend of musical genre and drama come together next weekend at Okinawa’s first K-Pop Special World Music Festival in Okinawa.
The live event on Sunday, March 4th, centers on a live concert performance by well known Korean composer Oh Joon Sung, and the K-Pop sounds of a half-dozen top Korean musicians and groups. Read More! Editor’s Note: A professional jazz guitarist, Yugo Sato, visits Japan Update occasionally, introducing Okinawan Jazz clubs, live houses and owners to our audience. Yugo Sato became enamored with the guitar when a kid, and listened to all kind of music, particularly liking the Rock and Fusion genre. Read More!
Okinawa boasts many unique cultural events, activities, foods, dance and even musical instruments played to accompany those dances.
March 4th marks Sanshin-no Hi, or Sanshin Day in Okinawa (3/4; san = three, shi = four). Read More!
The prospects of a foreigner winning this year’s Daikin Orchid Ladies Golf Tournament are pretty good, with 25 international players heading in to Okinawa next week for the March 2nd ~ 4th event.
This year’s theme is “Ever onward with Okinawa” and carries a ¥80 million purse for this 25th anniversary tournament. Read More! The fishing yarns and tall tales begin being told Friday evening at the Okinawa Kariyushi Urban Resort on Friday evening, but the real excitement begins before dawn Saturday with the Naha Mayor Cup Okinawa International Fishing Tournament 2012.
A total of 400 fishermen will head out on three different courses to compete in the day-long tournament, with competition broken into both shore casting and light jigging. Read More!
The view of the East China Sea from the suites of the Moon Ocean Ginowan Hotel & Residence are breathtaking, and now with a special campaign being offered, it doesn’t get any better.
The condominium-style hotel has 111 luxurious suites among its 177 rooms, all of which feature full kitchens and the idyllic views of the sea, while not being far from the island’s capital city. Read More! Okinawa’s airport tarmac will be sporting yet another airline starting July 3rd, when Jetstar Japan begins competing with Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways.
Jetstar Japan, a budget airline owned partly by Australia’s Qantas Airlines, will serve Tokyo’s Narita International Airport, Osaka, Sapporo, Fukuoka and Okinawa with an initial fleet of three new A320 Airbuses. Read More!
March is a big month flowers and doll lovers as the Neo Park in Nago hosts events designed for everyone.
The 25th annual Nago Chrysanthemum Doll Exhibition kicks off March 1st for a full month run at the Nature Museum Information Hall in Neo Park. Read More! |