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Last Update: September 7, 2012
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University is officially inaugurating its new auditorium this month with a free concert.
British violinists Jack Liebeck and Victoria Sayles will be joined by students in the Instrumental Music Major, the Department of Music of the Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts, for the Saturday, May 26th, concert. Read More! May 8th in Okinawa is celebrated as a day honoring goya (go - five, ya - eight), a well-known and essential ingredient in the Okinawan diet, especially during summer time.
Goya, long a part of Okinawan culture, is a bitter melon, a vegetable that has been attributed to human health and longevity. Read More!
The excitement-filled Naha Haarii kicks off a three-day run today at Shinko Wharf, winding up Saturday with a series of dragon boat races.
The three-day festival, the 38th Naha Haarii, invokes the dragon boat races to pay homage to farmers seeking good harvests and fishermen wanting safety on the waters. Read More! It's a mystery! Dinosaurs popping out from pictures and looking like you have been eaten by them.
That’s the essence of a trick art exhibition now under way at the Ryubo Department Store in downtown Naha City. Read More!
Okinawa’s early summer flower is the orchid, and the 19th Nago Orchid Festival is touting the colorful flower through Sunday.
Besides the Nago Orchid, the Iriomote Orchid, Vanda Lamellate Lindl and more are on display at the First Floor Exhibition Hall at Neo Park Okinawa’s main building. Read More!
Singer-songwriter Donavon Frankenreiter is bringing his new album on a Japan Tour, stopping in Okinawa to perform a FEEL concert with local artists.
The May 14th concert at Music Town Sound Market in Okinawa City brings the California surfer and his fifth album to Okinawa under the FEEL concert title, which he says is an invitation to “meet with everyone who loves the ocean, and do something special. Read More!
A landmark restaurant, Gajumaru at Onoyama Park in Naha, has started a new Shabu-Shabu All-You-Can-Eat course.
Gajumaru, which has long specialized in Shabu-Shabu dishes, is built on top of a man-made Malayan banyan tree next to Okinawa Budokan Hall and Cellular Baseball Field, easily visible when heading towards Naha from the airport. Read More!
Beverage maker Kirin is venturing into new territory, announcing the release of its first ever healthy cola.
Kirin Mets Cola comes bottled in a catchy plastic bottle sporting an eye-catching red logo on a black field, a logo that bears resemblance to a major league baseball team. Read More! |