The greatest feature of Kuroishi Neputa Festival is the parade – over 50 massive lantern floats, both fan-shaped and warrior-figure ones, march through the quaint town of Kuroishi.
The parade with a ...more2019.07.01 update
The "Kodenten," held in Kuroishi City (Aomori Prefecture), is an event for handwork artists from all around Japan to display and sell their art.
This attractive crafting event connects people and t ...more2019.06.07 update
Ushiyu Festival is a traditional event held in Nuruyu Hot Springs with over 400 years of history. It is believed that you will be healed if you touch the ailing body part after patting the divine stat ...more2019.06.05 update
Tsugaru folk songs are heavily influenced by Tsugaru’s nature and climate. It is in Kuroishi, the birthplace of Tsugaru Jongara Bushi shamisen style, where competitors show off their talents of singin ...more2019.03.20 update
An expansive growth of fawn lilies (katakuri), one of a few in Japan, can be found in a secluded area in the mountains of Kuroishi. The lilies blossom beautifully after many months of growing, enchant ...more2019.03.15 update
Kuroishi Sakura Festival is held at Azuma Park, which overlooks the city of Kuroishi. The park promenade is surrounded by beautiful cherry blossoms, where visitors can also enjoy various events. ...more2019.03.05 update
A traditional event held on the Lunar New Year, visitors who come out to shop around 5AM at the shops of Kuroishi will receive makko (otoshidama; New Year money gift). Traditional comfort food such as ...more2019.01.01 update