From YouTube

Fukuoka’s Delicious Foods!

From Fukuoka to the table
Source: oliverlicuisine
Culinary Postcard from Fukuoka: Discover the true taste of Fukuoka with jet-fresh seasonal ingredients such as award-winning Ebisu oysters, plump Shikanoshima Island clams, and fragrant Amaou strawberries showcased in a time-limited degustation menu.

Fukuoka’s ingredients fly to the world!
Source: Fukuoka Internet TV
This promotion video was created by Fukuoka Prefecture to promote the food produced in Fukuoka to the world. Check out the many delicious ingredients of Fukuoka that are exported all over the world.

This video is distributed in Japanese, but you can set your native language in Youtube’s caption settings.

From YouTube

Rugby World Cup – Promotional Videos

Rugby Legends in Japan “Matt Giteau” – visit Fukuoka
Source: visitjapan
In 2017, Australia rugby legend Matt Giteau joined the Suntory Sungoliath rugby team in Japan’s Top League. After a year and a half in Japan, Matt and his family are delighted with Japanese hospitality and kindness and with the safety of the society at large.

Fukuoka, Japan | Rugby World Cup 2019 host city
Source: World Rugby
Situated at the top of Japan’s Kyushu island, Fukoaka is preparing to play host to three games during Rugby World Cup 2019. Find out what makes the prefecture so unique, from its stunning scenery to a growing rugby scene.

Promotion Video of Host Cities in Kyushu
Source: Fukuoka Internet TV
Rugby World Cup 2019 will be held at 12 stadiums in Japan and It is with a great pleasure we can announce that three stadiums; Fukuoka, Kumamoto and Oita on our wonderful island of Kyushu will be in use in upcoming RWC2019. With beautiful abundant nature, and unique attractions, Kyushu is the perfect place to experience both rugby and Japan!

The Rugby World Cup 2019 will be held in 12 cities across Japan in 2019. In Kyushu, located west of Japan, Fukuoka, Kumamoto and Oita prefectures are selected the venues.

For more details

From YouTube: Source by Fukuoka Internet TV

Food EXPO Kyushu 2019 will be held in Fukuoka on October, 2019!

The Food EXPO Kyushu Committee is composed of six organizations; Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Societies of Commerce and Industry, JETRO Fukuoka, Fukuoka Directive Council, and Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

The aim of the Food EXPO Kyushu is to gain more international and domestic recognition of local produce and processed foods, which have high added-value and quality. It also aims to promote the economy of the area and expand the market.
For more details, please visit to the Official Website.

Official Website

Japanese Traditional Craft in Fukuoka

Present Day Breath-taking Craftsmanship

Hakataori cloth has a history of more than 770 years. It is said that its roots are from the Hakata merchants who brought the technique back with them from Song Dynasty China. The characteristic thick, tightly woven cloth is made by driving strong weft threads into many warp threads and has continued to be loved as the cloth used in obi sashes for kimono and yukata (cotton summer kimono) since long ago. In 1600, this special fabric was chosen by the first lord of the Chikuzen Fukuoka clan as an offering to the shogun. Because of this history, even now, the traditional pattern of Hakataori cloth is called “Kenjo-gara,” meaning “offering pattern,” and, as a symbolic pattern of the Hakata area, you can see it used in various places around town.

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From YouTube

Business and Invest in Fukuoka

Fukuoka has a surprisingly high GDP comparable to both Ireland and Czech Republic, with well-established firm ties to the rapidly expanding markets in East Asia.

Snapshot Fukuoka

Beautiful Town, Ocean, Mountain and Best Feast.

From YouTube

Fukuoka’s Events: Hakata Gion Yamakasa

Source: Matsuri in Kyushu
Hakata Gion Yamakasa is a dedicatory Shinto ritual of Kushida Shrine, which has been held for over 770 years and takes place between July 1st and 15th every year.

The official registration of Yamakasa on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List on December 1st 2016 has seen more people than ever take an interest in Hakata Gion Yamakasa.

From 福岡県Ruby・コンテンツビジネス振興会議

Rubyコンテンツフォーラム FUKUOKA2019 開催

開催日: 2019/7/17~2019/7/17
開催場: 所西鉄グランドホテル
申込期限: 2019/7/16
定員: 200人

福岡県Ruby・コンテンツビジネス振興会議では、来たる7月17日(水)に「令和元年度総会」と、「RubyコンテンツフォーラムFUKUOKA2019」を開催します。

Official Website

フォーラムでは、Ruby開発者 まつもと ゆきひろ氏による講演をはじめ、ファクトリエ 代表 ライフスタイルアクセント株式会社 代表取締役 山田 敏夫氏、メドメイン株式会社 代表取締役 飯塚 統氏、株式会社セブンセンス/株式会社nommoc 代表取締役 吉田 拓巳氏、勝屋久事務所体表 勝屋 久氏 をゲストスピーカーに招きセッションを行うほか、「フクオカRuby大賞」および「福岡ビジネス・デジタル・コンテンツ賞」の表彰式を行います。

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