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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]

【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]

【Event】2022 Hakata Dontaku Harbor Festival Report

2022 Hakata Matsubayashi and the first Hakata Dontaku Harbor Festival in three years!   The day of the festival was a beautiful sunny day for a festival ☀   And here is the Hakata Matsubayashi. The one in the center wearing a kimono is the general manager, and to his right is our staff who participate in the Daikoku Nagare team every year!   A quick snap with a staff member who is observing the Matsubayashi after working the night…[MORE]