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26th Annual Chubu Walkathon and International Charity Festival

April 15, 2017 by Ray Proper

The Chubu Walkathon is back!  This exciting event raises money for charity, and offers a great family friendly day in the park for adults and children alike. The Walkathon is not just a walking course.  This fun and memorable family event offers great food, live music and stage shows, a children’s activity zone, and a raffle […]

Setsubun in Nagoya

January 22, 2017 by Ray Proper

“That Bean-Throwing Festival” Setsubun, or “That Bean-Throwing Festival” celebrates the beginning of spring in Japan. Celebrated yearly on February 3 as part of the Spring Festival, its association with the Lunar New Year makes this festival a sort of New Year’s Eve. This association is accompanied by a special ritual to cleanse away the evil […]

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