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The Shimanean: Stories from our CIR's

Twice a year, spring/summer and autumn/winter, CIRs (Coordinators for International Relations) visit places th…

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Sakura from Kisuki

2020 Cherry Blossom Season and Popular S ...

According to the Cherry Blossom Forecast by Weather Map (3/2/2020), the 2020 cherry blossom season starts 3/20…

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Yuushien 2019 Illumination Front

Yuushien Garden's End of the Year Illumi ...

Yuushien Garden is known for its all-year-round blooming peonies, healthy Korean ginseng, and wonderful Japane…

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Umi Kagura Character

2019 UMI KAGURA (9/15)

The gorgeous costumes, the rhythmical sounds of Japanese instruments, and the dynamic movements all come toget…

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2019 Summer Festivals

Rows of food stalls, music performances and fireworks lighting up the night sky is how Japan celebrates summer…

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2019 Firework Festivals

  Japan celebrates spring with “hanami” and they celebrate summer with “hanabi*”.…

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2018 Summer Festivals in Shimane

2018 Summer Festivals in Shimane

Rows of food stalls, music performances and fireworks lighting up the night sky is how Japan celebrates summer…

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Spring Festivals in Shimane 2018

Matsue Castle Spring Festival Matsue Castle Festival 2018 Where:   Matsue Castle [map] When:   March 24th – Ap…

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