About 25 years ago a gay friend visited Fukuoka and we couldn’t find any gay, well, anything; no clubs, no events, no information, and no people. So I was really glad when I stumbled on the Kyushu Rainbow Pride event on Sunday, November 4th. I was also happy to discoverRead More →

Hakata is the name of the bay that probably brought people to this area ten thousand, or more, years ago. Hakata is the name of the dialect people in the region speak. Hakata is used for the name of the most famous crafts like Hakata weaving and Hakata dolls. HakataRead More →