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Oct. thru Dec.

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Admission-Free Concerts

Lo Concert

City Hall 1F lobby

 10/17(Wed)

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Flute quartet
by Y. Takeshita, C. Kafuku, F. Watanabe & M. Okada

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 11/21(Wed)

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Guitar solo by R. Takemori
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 12/19(Wed)

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Flute performance by M. Toyama and A. Misonou
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The Small Detour, a live concert

Kirara Hall (FACE bldg. 6F)

 10/18(Thu)

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19:30`

Yokin performance by Wei Wei
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 11/15Thu)

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Saxophone performance by K. Nakamura
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 12/20(Thu)

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Vocal solo(Fad) by M. Matsuda

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Street concert (by citizensf orchestra/wind orchestra)

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13:30`

In front of lC(Rune Raira) Tower (4-44-25 Honcho)
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 10/14(Sun) 13:30` Takanedai West Shopping Center (Takanedai)
 10/28(Sun) 13:30`

Gyoda Shopping Street Square (Gyoda)
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Kagura (Sacred music and dance)

Kagura@musics/dances at the under-mentioned shrines, have been succeeded by a number of dedicated local people and are now designated as the cityfs Intangible Folk Cultural Property.

Especially Yo-Kagura performed at night will convey you its mysterious and fantastic atmosphere. Why donft you visit one of them?
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10/15(Mon) 18:00` Takanecho Shimmeisha (600 Takanecho)
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0/16(Tues) 113:00`15:30

Ninomiya-Jinja(5-20-1 Miyama)
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10/20(Sat) 11:30`

Funabashi Daijingu(5-2-1 Miyamoto)
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10/23(Tues) 16:00`17:00

 Hasamacho Omiya-jinja (2-843 Hasamacho)
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International Urban Greenery Funabashi Fair

@ As to cultural exchange events held in commemoration of 70th anniversary of Funabashi City, please refer to the separate article.
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Other Events at the@H.C.Andersen Park
concert: Free tickets will be given on the day on first-come-first served basis.

10/8(Holiday)14:00`16:00

Concert by A. Nakagawa
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10/13(Sat)10:00`15:00

Jazz Festival by the citizensf jazz bands
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10/14(Sun)10:00`12:00

Wind-instrumental music by the cityfs primary and junior high school students
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10/20(Sat)13:00`16:00

International Interchange Festival
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10/21(Sun)14:00`16:00

Concert by Da Carpo
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10/28(Sun)10:00`16:00

Concert by t[(Furoru), K.Yokosu and Confeito
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11/3(Holiday)11:00`12:00

Workshops and performances of Noh play
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mid-November through end-December Many kinds of events will be held in the Kid Art Museum

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12/2(Sun)9:30`16:00

Christmas Market
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12/1(Sat)`12/25(Tues)
9:30`16:00

Christmas tree

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Festivals

10/7(Sun)

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8:30`

Sports Festival

1. Citizensf Letfs Walk Day
Citizensf Walking Rallies start at 8:30 from 25 Kominkans and 4 railway stations in the city bound for Undo Koen. (6-4-1 Natsumidai)
Tel 047-438-4461
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10:00`15:00

2. Wai Wai Festival; Undo Koen
You can enjoy various sports, games, flea market and attractions.
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11/3(Holiday)10:00`15:00

Bay Park Festival
Funabashi Sanbanze Kaihin Park (40 Shiomicho) Tel
047-435-0828

Flea market and game corner, etc
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11/23(Holiday)10:00`15:00

Bay Park Festival
Funabashi Sanbanze Kaihin Park
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Sports

10/20(Sat)9:00`

Sumo-wrestling tournament (for adults)
Funabashi Daijingu Shrine (5-2-1 Miyamoto)
  Tel 047-424-2333

Traditional Sumo-related ceremonies and songs will also be staged.
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10/21(Sun)8:30`

Childrenfs Sumo-wrestling tournament
Funabashi Daijingu Shrine
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Early Dec`Early Mar.

f08 Citizensf Skating Rink is to be open at Undokoen (6-4-1 Natsumi-dai).

Details not yet finalized.

Call Funabashi Skating Association Tel 047-438-4360 for details after early December.
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Culture   

10/2(Tues)`10/7(Sun)
10:00`18:30

Display of Japanese flower arrangement
Funabashi-Citizensf Gallery (Square 21 Bldg. 2-1-1 Honcho)

Admission fee \100.
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10/7(Sun)10:30` Grand show of traditional Japanese folksongs/dances
Funabashi Citizensf Culture Hall (2-2-5 Honcho) Tel 047-434-5555 

Admission-free.
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10/13(Sat)&14(Sun)

Handicraft/calligraphy exhibition and chorus/flamenco performances by the
respective group/circle members.
Kinro-Shimin Center (4-19-6 Honcho) Tel 047-425-2551 Admission-free.

You can also experience hand-knitting, Japanese- Kimekomi doll making and calligraphy writing.
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Every Sat and Sun from 10/13 (Sat) till 12/29 (Sat), except 12/1 (Sat), 14:00`, 15:30`; Planetarium House (834 Azumacho) Tel 047-422-7732

You will enjoy a cluster of stars. Admission free for primary school and junior high school students living in Funabashi City. \420 for adults. However 2nd graders & under should be accompanied by their parent or guardian.

11/3(Holiday)

Culture Day

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Mid-October through mid-November

Kominkanfs Festival season. Paintings, calligraphies, flower arrangements,
Karaokes, concerts, bazaars, food stands, etc. by group/circle members are on
display or held in Kominkans in the city.

Why donft you visit your nearby Kominkan?
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11/17(Sat)18:00`

gWatching autumn stars by telescopesh
Planetarium House (834 Azumacho) Tel 047-422-7732

Admission free. Eligible primary school students and older.
Reservation required starting on October 15 (100 people only).
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12/2(Sun)10:00`

Funabashi Chorus Festival;

Funabashi Citizensf Culture Hall Tel 047-434-5555  Admission-free.
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12/22(Sat)18:00`

gStars and Music Eveningh;

Planetarium House(834 Azumacho) Tel 047-422-7732

Orchestral ensemble will be performed.  Admission free. Eligible 4th graders and up. Reservation required starting on November 15 (150 people only).
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Shopping

12/8(Sat)9:00`11:30

Funabashi Rakuichi;

Funabashi Central Wholesale Market (1-8 Ichiba) Tel 047-424-1151@

Central wholesale Market is open to the citizens for purchasing fresh marine products and vegetables.
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Others

11/18 (Sun)

Cleanup-Funabashi-Day

This will be detailed in the separate article.
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12/31 (Mon)

Omisoka (New Yearfs Eve)

Many offices/factories are closed. Houses are thoroughly cleaned and Osechi Ryori(New Yearfs dishes) are prepared. In the evening we eat gSoba noodlesh to end the year. Then we hear the Watch-

Night Bell of the temples, welcoming the New Year.
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