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Makko Market 2018

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 ...more2018.01.01 update

Yuki no Furusato Snow Festival 2018

Yuki no Furusato is a snow festival where a number of snowmen are lit by candlelight. Visitors can try riding on snowmobile and see the spectacular winter fireworks. ...more2018.01.01 update

New Year Kokeshi Crafting 2018

This event highlights the making of the first kokeshi for the new years at the Tsugaru Kokeshi Doll Museum. A craftsman dressed in a special white clothing will demonstrate making of the very first ko ...more2017.11.30 update

27nd Kuroishi Apple Festival

The Kuroishi Apple Festival is a promotional event for apples produced in Kuroishi through competition and sales at the festival. One of the highlights is the direct product sale from the city of Miya ...more2017.09.15 update

Nakano Momiji Mountain Autumn Foliage and Night Illumination 2017

Nakano Momiji Mountain is also known as the Northeastern Arashiyama (a well-known spot of autumn foliage in Kyoto). The ambiance created from the brightly colored maple leaves and the moving night ill ...more2017.08.25 update

National Traditional Kokeshi Craftsman Festival 2017

Craftsmen of Kokeshi (a folkcraft wooden doll) gather from all of Japan for this festival held in Kuroishi city of Aomori prefecture. There are demonstrations of doll making as well as exhibition and ...more2017.08.20 update

32nd Kuroishi Komise Festival

Kuroishi Komise Festival is held on Nakamachi Komise Street. Many come to see the live performances of Tsugaru shamisen, Tsugaru taiko drum, and yosakoi soran dance and enjoy the popular local special ...more2017.07.31 update

Kuroishi Yosare Festival 2017

The Kuroishi Yosare is known as one of the three Japanese Nagashi odori, a style of festival dance. Held on August 15th and 16th, over 2000 dancers fill the streets of Kuroishi. The Kuroishi Yosare ...more2017.07.15 update

Okawara Hinagashi Fire Ceremony 2017

This fire ceremony is a traditional event where boats made of reed are set on fire in the river, pushed and pulled as participants of the ceremony get drenched through. The effect of the shouts and th ...more2017.07.10 update

Nijinoko Rock Festival 2017

Nijinoko Rock Festival began in 2013, with the hope to energize the city of Kuroishi through music. The event takes place in Nijinoko Park, where food stalls and a section for BBQ are set up for visit ...more2017.07.05 update

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