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Hakozaki Shrine Tamaseseri (Ball-Catching Festival) 2019
Where: Fukuoka, Japan
When:  Thursday, January 3, 2019 - Thursday, January 3, 2019
Once a year, on Jan 3rd, Hakozaki Shrine Tamaseseri (Ball-Catching Festival) is held in Fukuoka. This is a traditional event that exists for more than five hundred years. Group of men wearing loincloth only are struggle on catching a ball. This is a special ball 30 cm (0.98 foot) diameter and eight kg (17.64 Pound) weight. The competitor has to catch the ball and lift it high above his head. According to tradition it brings a good luck and success. The competitors are divided into two groups, one represents the farmers and the soil and...(read more)
Le Salon du Chocolat - Chocolate Festival in Fukuoka 2019
Where: Fukuoka, Japan
When:  February 2019
Chocolate lovers who visit Fukuoka can enjoy a special experience that is offers by the annual chocolate festival which started in 1993.   On the large fair's areas, dozens of chocolate manufacturers demonstrate their renewals and the production's chain of the chocolate and its products from the picking of the cocoa beans and it's processing to the different needs.   Manufacturers from Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Japan, Canada and other states present their products on more than 400...(read more)