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【EVENT】2023 Hakata Dontaku Port Festival Report👘

Report on 『Hakata Dontaku Port Festival』 held normally for the first time in four years✨   Since the spread of the new coronavirus, the event was suspended until 2021『Dontaku』。 Last year, in 2022, the event was held for the first time in three years on a reduced scale.   And! This year, 2023, the festival was held in the style before the Corona Disaster, with no restrictions on the number of spectators and no restrictions on the number of visitors!👏…[MORE]

【EVENT】Held Normally for the first time in 4 years! Hakata Dontaku Port Festival

For the first time in four years, the “Hakata Dontaku Port Festival” will be held without restrictions!   Since the spread of the Covid-19, the 『Dontaku』 , as it is commonly known, had been canceled until 2021. Last year, in 2022, the event was held for the first time in three years on a reduced scale.   And this year, for the first time in four years, the festival will be held in the pre-Corona Disaster style, with no restrictions…[MORE]

Newsletter:Photogenic Places around Fukuoka City

“Itoshima” is a must-see destination for taking unforgettable photos in Fukuoka. We recommend “Sakurai Futamigaura Meoto Iwa” (“WeddedRocks”), which has a mysterious aura that many are drawn to. Plus, thee are many Instagram-worthy cafes in the area! 후쿠오카에서 멋진 사진을 찍기 위해서는 ‘이토시마’를 빼놓을 수 없다. 그 중에서도 ‘사쿠라이 후타미가우라 메 오토이와’은 신기한 파워를 느낄 수 있는 필수 명소. 주변에는 세련된 카페들도 많이 늘어서 있다. ▲By Google Map Photo Nanzoin Temple in Sasaguri is home to the world’s largest…[MORE]

Grand Setsubun Festival [Kushida Shrine]

The Japan’s biggest “Otafuku mask”   The Setsubun Festival at Kushida Shrine (a 5-minute walk from WeBase Hakata) attracts many worshippers every year. The Japan’s biggest (5 meters in height) “Otafuku (smiling woman) mask” is set up at the shrine’s three entrances of Romon, Hokujinmon, and Nanjinmon gate from January15 to February 11 (Tue/hol). This Otafuku mask can be seen only at this time of the year. It is also a power spot where it is said that passing through…[MORE]

Notice of Changes in Service Fees

■Early check-in/ Late check-out If you enter the room before check-in time or stay after check-out time, 1,000 yen per hour will be charged. Please ask at the front desk if you would like to use this service. ※Check-in time: 16:00 / Check-out time: 11:00 ※Subject to room availability.   ■ Rent-a-cycle 2hours 500JPY 5hours 1,000JPY 10hours 2,000JPY   Bicycles can be rented to hostel guests with a fee. Please ask at the front desk if you would like to…[MORE]

Happy New Year!🙇‍♀️🎍

Last year, many guests from all over the world came to WeBase Hakata. The lodging industry is in a difficult situation due to the covid-19 disaster, however, we are happy to see that everyone is enjoying their trip while taking measures to prevent infection. All of our staff received a lot of energy from the guests. Thank you so much! 🐰✨   (New Year’s Eve Countdown✨)   This year’s trips are likely to continue to be affected by infection control…[MORE]

【Event】Art Tea Ceremony Report🍵

held over a three-day period from 9/29 to 10/1. Report on the exhibition of works by two young artists + [Art Tea Ceremony] by Omotesenke Tea Ceremony master 🍵   ■About Omotesenke … One of the representative schools of tea ceremony called Sanzenke, created by the descendants of Sen no Rikyu. It was called “Omotesenke” because it was a tea house facing the front street. Omotesenke does not whisk the tea, which gives it a deep matcha flavor. They are…[MORE]

【Event】Art Tea ceremony, starting tomorrow!

It’s getting chilly today. It’s autumn, the season of the arts.🍁 Lots of artistic events this month♪   From tomorrow, the 29th, two young artists will exhibit their works + Omotesenke tea ceremony professor 【Art Tea ceremony】will be held!   ■ Schedule   2022 Thursday, September 29, 5-8 p.m. Friday, September 30, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, October 1, 2-5 p.m.   *500 yen per seat (tea and sweets) *Art Exhibit will be on display from September 22, 2022 (Thursday)…[MORE]

【Event】”Messages from Illness Between Light and Darkness Photo Exhibition” was held.

Tree days between September 17-19.『Messages from Illness Between Light and Darkness Photo Exhibition』was held!   Thank you very much to the Secretariat of the Message from the Illness for all your help!✨   ■ What is『Messages from Illness Between Light and Darkness Photo Exhibition』? Photos received from people with illnesses or pre-existing conditions or their family members. The exhibition is accompanied by messages of “thoughts and feelings that I realized through my illness, and feelings that I would like to…[MORE]

【Event】Botany Painting was held.❁

Botany Painting was held in our lounge on September 9 and 10!   Here is a report on the workshop ♪   ■ What is Botany Painting? This is an art course in which real lotus leaves are pasted on panels or acrylic boards and colored. In botany painting, lotus leaves are pasted and colored, so You can easily enjoy coloring without feeling uncomfortable with painting. The artwork will be the only one of its kind in the world to…[MORE]