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Mar. thru Jun.

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The lobby Concert

City Hall 1F lobby
admission free

4/18 (Wed.)

12:15`@

For further information, call Bunka-ka (the Cultural Education Section) at 047-436-2894.

5/16 (Wed.)

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The Small Detour, a live concert

Kirara Hall (FACE bldg. 6F)
admission free

4/19 (Thurs.)

18:30`A

19:30`

For further information, call Creative Culture Hall at 047-423-7261.

5/17 (Thurs.)

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The sacred music and dance

5/1 (Tues)@@@@@@18:30`

Yo-Kagura; Shinmeisha Shrine (600 Takane-cho)

Fantastic Japanese Shinto music/dances will be performed from evening till mid night. Yo-Kagura has been succeeded by people of Takane-cho for 130 years and is now designated as one of the Cityfs Intangible Folk Cultural Assets.

To get there, take a bus for Funabashi Green Heights at North Exit Bus Terminal of JR Funabashi Sta. and get off at Akiba-Jinja.@
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4/3 (Tues)@@@@@@10:00`

Suijinsai (The Festival for the Sea God); Funabashi Fishing Port (3 Minatocho)

This event has been handed down from the Edo Era (1603~1868) in which the Kagura (sacred music and dance) was performed on a ship at sea praying for  safe-fishing operations and big catches.
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6/3 (Sun)              @10:00`15:30

The Citizensf Festival of the Ebigawa river Shinsui; along the Ebi river (Sakura bridge ~ Taka bridge)

You can enjoy Ebigawa River March, canoe riding, and ladder truck riding performances.
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Culture

Funabashi is one of the best known cities for music. There are many orchestras and bands; by elementary schools, junior high schools, high schools and other amateur groups.  Their performance schedules can be found in gKoho Funabashih, the Cityfs official gazette.

4/15 (Sun) 11:00`

Performances of traditional Japanese folk songs/dances by Funabashi citizen groups; Funabashi Citizensf Culture Hall
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5/20 (Sun) 14:00`15:00 ‚v‚‰‚Ž‚„@‚‚•‚“‚‰‚ƒ@‚‚‚™@‚e‚•‚Ž‚‚‚‚‚“‚ˆ‚‰@‚v‚‰‚Ž‚„@‚n‚’‚ƒ‚ˆ‚…‚“‚”‚’‚; Festival Square (the north exit of JR Funabashi Sta.)
3/18 (Sun.) 13:00`

 Dream fostering Rainbow Concert; Citizensf Culture hall

This is performed by the primary, junior high and senior high schools of the City which took part in various contests as the representative of the Prefecture.

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Events of H.C.Andersen Park

4/1 (Sun)

gH.C.Andersen Birthday Eventsh

047-457-6627

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In commemoration of H.C.Andersenfs Birthday and National Greenery Fair to be held in Funabashi in coming October, many events will be held as under:

* Street Performances by Mr. David Ramsay

* Performances of marching band by Hoden Junior High School

*Performance of gThumb-size Princessh by gPlaneth, a theatrical group

*Ikebana (arranged flower) displays

*Flower beds imaging A.C. Andersenfs fairy tales

*Hot-air balloon riding

*Musical performance by gWorld-peaceh, childrenfs dancing group

 

4/15 (Sun), 5/3`5/5 (Holiday), 5/20, 6/17, 6/24 (sun) 13:00, 15:00 ‚o‚•‚‚‚…‚”@‚“‚ˆ‚‚—
4/28 (Sat)`5/6 (Sun) 11:00, 13:00, 15:00 Exhibition of carp streamers
4/29, 4/30, 5/3`5/5 (Holiday) @ Street-Performances
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4/13 (Fri)`4/15 (Sun) 9F30

A jumbo market of the greenery and flowers; Amanuma Benten Ike Park (near the North Exit of JR Funabashi Sta.)

The garden plants, flowers, foliage plants, seeds, seedlings and the manure will be sold there.
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6/9 (Sat) 9:00`11:30

Open House of Central Wholesale Market to the citizens (1-8 Ichiba)

047-424-1151 

The fresh/processed foods will be sold at bargain prices.
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‹L† Leisure
The beginning of April @

Viewing the cherry blossoms

This is detailed in a separate article.
4/17 (Tues)`6/18 (Fri) @

Seashell gathering; Sanbanze Kaihin Park (40 Shiomi-cho)

047-435-0828.

Shellfish gathering needs low tide. Therefore, please confirm the tidal schedule by calling the Park Office or the schedule chart.

Fee: \420 for junior high school students or older, \210 for 4 year old children or older (up to primary school students). To take shellfish home, an additional fee of \ 60 per 100 gram is required.
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5/29 (Tues)` 6/3 (Fri) 19:30`21:00

Viewing the glimmer of fireflies; Firefliesf spot in Undo Koen(6-4-1 Natsumidai) 047-438-4461

You will view there the fantastic and beautiful glimmer of fireflies. It will be canceled on a rainy day.
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The beginning of April Entrance @ceremonies @@of schools
April is the month for Anti-Polio Vaccination. Funabashi City extends a free anti-polio vaccination service to kids 3 months to 7-1/2 years, who are citizens of the city or who have foreigner-registration in the city. There are 25 locations to choose from. For further details, call Kenko Zoshin-ka (the Health Promotion Section) at 047-436-2415.
4/28 (Sat) ` 5/6 (Sun)

Golden Week

This year, many salaried workers have chances of 9 successive holidays by taking May 1(Tues) and May 2(Wed) as paid leaves. (They can enjoy themselves with their families on a trip or picnic.)
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5/13 (Sun) 9:30`14:00

Friendly gathering of boys and girls; Undo Koen (6-4-1 Natsumidai)

047-438-4461

Hat air balloon riding, playing with animals, games and food stands, baseball school, etc. are available for admission@free. Why donft you join them?
5/27 (Sun) 10:00`

May 27, Funabashi Cleanup Day

This is detailed in a separate article.

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