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1 Koma

2 Event Calendar
3 Sake (Japanese Rice Wine)
4 Japanese Cooking
5 Cha- no- yu
6 expecting a baby
7 O-hanami
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Event Calendar of Funabashi 2013 (April~June)

 
 

[Admission Free Concert]

Chotto-yorimichi (a small Detour) Live Concert

At Kirara Hall (6th floor of Face Bldg)

From 18:30 to 19:15

Planned to be held on following Thursdays of Apr. 18 / May 16 /
Jun. 20 respectively, but the contents of programs will be decided
in the middle of March, therefore, please get further information
by calling at
047-423-7261 Kirara Hall

( Citizens Culture Creation Center), or by checking the website of Kirara Hall;

http://www.city.funabashi.chiba.jp/shisetsu/bunka/
0001/0002/0002/p000340.html

City Hall Lobby Concert

At the Ground Floor of the City Hall, Special Stage

From 12:20 to 12:50

Planned to be held on following 3rd Wednesdays of Apr.17 / May15 /
Jun.19 respectively, but the contents of programs will be decided
in the middle of March, therefore, please get further information by calling at
047-436-2894 Cultural Education Section,
or by checking the Funabashi City Home Page;

http://www.city.funabashi.chiba.jp/kurashi/study/0002/lobbyconcert.html

Funabashi Arena Lobby Concert

At the 1st Floor Lobby in Arena 2nd Build. Special Stage

From 11:15 to 11:45

Planned to be held on following 2nd Tuesdays of Apr. 9 / May 14 /
Jun.11 respectively, but the contents of programs will be decided
in the middle of March, therefore, please get further information by calling at
047-461-5611 Funabashi Arena/ General Information Office,
or by checking the website of Funabashi Arena;

http://www.f-bunspo.or.jp/arena/event

[Shopping]

Funabashi Rakuichi (Lucky Market)

Jun.1 (Sat) 9:00~11:30 at Funabashi Chuo Oroshiuri Ichiba
(Central Wholesale Market) Fresh vegetables,
fruits, fish and processed foods will be directly sold to consumers.

047-424-1151 Funabashi Central Wholesale Market

You may get more information by checking the Funabashi City Home Page;

http://www.city.funabashi.chiba.e.ce.hp.transfer.com/shisetsu/
shiminkatsudo/0003/0001/ 0002/p009893.html

Funabashi Asaichi (Morning Market)

Jun.8 (Sat) 9:00~11:00 at Fuabashi Daijingu Parking Lot

Direct Sales of Funabashi Local Products (vegetables, fish etc.)

Food & Drink Stalls, and Kids Corner, etc.

047-436-2472  Funabashi Asaichi Committee

You may get more information by checking the Funabashi City Home Page;

http://www.city.funabashi.chiba.jp/shisei/shoukai/tokusan/p016745.html

[Leisure]

H.C.Andersen Park (not free of charge)

Surrounded by beautiful trees and plants, and provided with many facilities,
the park will be a wonderful place for children.

047-457-6627  Funabashi H.C.Andersen Park

You may get more information by checking the website of
Funabashi H.C.Andersen Park;

http://www.park-funabashi.or.jp/and/index.htm

Shellfish pickup

Apr.9(Tue)-Jul.13(Sat) at Funabashi Sanbanze Kaihin Park
(Seaside Park)
  (not free of charge)

Shellfish pickup needs low tide. Therefore, check the tidal table
by calling the park office or by yourself.

047-435-0828  Funabashi Sanbanze Kaihin Park

You may get more information by checking the website of
Funabashi Sanbanze Kaihin Park;

http://www.park-funabashi.or.jp/bay/bshio.htm

Viewing the glimmer of fireflies

From the end of May till early June, you will be able to enjoy
beautiful glimmer at Fireflies Spot in Funabashi Undo Koen (Sports Park).

It will be canceled on a rainy day. Therefore, call
047-438-4461 Funabashi Undo Koen for confirmation.

You may get more information by checking the Newsletter Funabashi of May 15, 2013 issue;

http://www.city.funabashi.chiba.jp/shisei/kouhou/0001/index.html

[Culture & Tradition]

Yokagura (Sacred Shinto music and dances)

May 1(Wed)18:00~ at Shinmeijinja Shrine (600 Takane-cho)

Fantastic Japanese Shinto music and dances will be performed in the evening through midnight. Yokagura has been succeeded by people of Takane-cho for 130 years.

047-436-2898 Cultural Education Section

You may get more information by checking the Funabashi City Home Page;

  http://www.city.funabashi.chiba.jp/kurashi/study/0005/p008865.html

Suijinsai (Festival for the Sea God)

Apr. 3(Wed) 10:00~ at Funabashi fishing port (3 Minato-cho)

This heritage event has been handed down since Edo Era (1603~1868), having very important meaning for the fishermen, as the day commemorate that the winter fishing season is over and the spring season has come.

Praying for safe-fishing operations, big catches and bumper crops, Shinto ceremony is performed on the ship, followed by the dedication of Kagura (Sacred Shinto musics and dances) and Mochi-Maki (Scattering rice cakes ceremony).

Finally, the ships with big-catch flags leave for offshore to scatter 5 major eating grains (rice, wheat, Awa, Hie, beans) which were dedicated to the Sea God in advance.

  Being such proceeded, it is also called as Funa-Matsuri (Ship festival), too.

047-436-2472  Funabashi Tourist Association

You may get more information by checking the Funabashi City Home Page;

http://www.city.funabashi.chiba.jp/kurashi/study/0005/p000526.html

[Environment]

Clean Funabashi (Funabashi Cleanup Day)

May 26(Sun)

In order to keep Funabashi clean, citywide cleanup campaign is implemented twice a year involving as many citizens as possible.The participants in this campaign start from their living area to their terminal points (nearby elementary schools) to clean roadsides gutters and to pick up cans, bottles and other trash.

They get together in groups of each Choukai (neighborhood association) members.

It is recommendable for non-Japanese participants to join in, as it would give a good chance to get acquainted with their neighbors, too.

 047-436-2434 Clean Promotion Section

You may get more information by checking the Newsletter Funabashi of May 1, 2013 issue;

http://www.city.funabashi.chiba.jp/shisei/kouhou/0001/index.html

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