May Events

Circle Time
  • When: May 22, 12:00 to 13:00 (please try to come 30 minutes early to help set up!)
  • Where: Saga Shoko Building, first floor
Arita Toukiichi Porcelain Fair
  • When: April 29 to May 5
  • Where: Arita Town
  • Link
Carp Streamers on the River
  • When: Until May 15
  • Where: Kanjin Bridge (官人橋), Yamato, Saga City
  • Cost: Boat rides under the streamers are 300 yen
Kanzaki Soumen
  • When: May 3 to 5, 11:00 to 14:00
  • Where: Yoshinogari Historical Park open area
  • Cost: 300 yen
Shida-yaki Pottery Factory Museum Spring Festival
  • Details: You can try painting and throwing porcelain, make an original pizza and more
  • When: May 3 to 5, 9:00 to 16:00
  • Where: The Shida-yaki Pottery Factory Museum, Ureshino
Public Opening of Kunenan
  • Details: This famous scenic spot in Saga is only open to the public a few days a year!
  • When: May 3 to 5, 8:30 to 16:00
  • Where: The Saga Prefectural Museum
  • Cost: 300 yen
Imari City Azalea Festival
  • Details: Barbeque, udon, azalea (tsutsuji) mochi, vegetables, tea, beer, etc.; Taiko performance, bingo, karaoke competition, etc.
  • When: May 5, 10:00 to 15:00
  • Where: Takeo no Furuba Park, Imari City
The World of Leiji Matsumoto and Autograph Signing
  • When: May 3 to 9; On May 8: Talk show at 15:00, signing and pictures at 15:40 (limited to the first 25 to purchase pieces of this art)
  • Where: Romanza (浪漫座) in Saga City
  • Cost: 2000 yen, max 150
Flute Recital by Eriko Fukui
  • When: May 14, first performance from 16:00, second performance from 19:45 (different songs will be performed)
  • Where: Ureshino Kouryuu Center
  • Cost: 1600 yen in advance, 2100 at the door
Fossil Exhibition
  • Details: Around 350 fossils will be on display
  • When: March 18 to May 15, closed Mondays or the day following a Monday holiday, open May 2
  • Where: The Saga Prefectural Museum
Taku Art Fest 2016
  • Details: Work from over 30 artists will be on display
  • When: May 15 to 21, 10:00 to 17:00
  • Where: Aiparetto in Taku City
Dutch Jazz in Saga 2016: Performance by Bruut
  • When: May 20, doors open at 18:30, start at 19:00
  • Where: Romanza (浪漫座) in Saga City
  • Cost: 2000 yen, max 150
Dutch Jazz in Saga 2016: Performance by Wouter Hamel
  • When: May 21, doors open at 18:30, start at 19:00
  • Where: Saga Prefectural Castle History Museum
  • Cost: 2000 yen, max 150
(In Fukuoka) Art Aquarium
  • When: March 18 to May 22, 10:00 to 21:00 Sunday to Thursday, 10:00 to 22:00 Fridays, Saturdays and the days before holidays
  • Where: JR Hakata City 9th Floor
  • Cost: 900 yen in advance, 1000 yen at the door
  • Link

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