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Awaodori Practice For Nakameguro Summer Festival has started!

Awaodori Practice For Nakameguro Summer Festival has started!

Hello everyone, Well, it is really hot these days (and the humidity!!) and I am really having hard time to walk outside. As you might already know, Sakura House’s annual event, “Let’s Dance Awaodori at Nakameguro Summer Festival” is going to be held on August 6th, 2016. And today was the first practice day for [...]

Let’s Join Awaodori (Awa-Dance) at 51th Nakameguro Summer Festival

Good evening everyone! Summer is around the corner! And this year, Sakura House will join the AWAODORI at NAKAMEGURO SUMMER FESTIVAL!! Sakura House has been participating this annual summer event at Nakameguro for a quit long time:) And I think this event represents what Sakura House events differ from other ordinary events that we actually [...]

Samurai Sword Dance Workshop @ Sakura Hostel Asakusa

Samurai Sword Dance Workshop @ Sakura Hostel Asakusa

Konnichiwa Minna-san! Sakura House has new event for you! A special free event for Sakura House residents and Hotel guests. Ryuou ARAI, 荒井龍凰, a Japanese traditional sword dancer will show you a “Japanesque” performance accompanied by poetry and beautiful moves of a Japanese sword and fans. [Time & Date] From 7:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. [...]

Ueno Park walking Tour!

Ueno Park walking Tour!

Konnichiwa Minna-san! I bet you all know the Ueno park right? How about visiting with Experienced guides, and know about the real japanese history about Ueno? You would be able to enjoy this free tour thanks to the Members of PEACE (People’s Educational And Cultural Exchange), which would be very glad to make you the [...]

Have you ever been to Nikko?

Have you ever been to Nikko?

Konnichiwa minna-san! Have you ever been to Nikko? Famous for its natural scenery, and japanese shrines ! Before going to the shrines, you will see the Shinkyou bridge (Sacred bridge at the entrance to Nikko’s shrines.) It is just about few hours from Tokyo in the Tochigi Prefecture with the Tohoku Shinkansen which would cost [...]

Have you ever been to the Ghibli Museum?

Have you ever been to the Ghibli Museum?

Konnichiwa Minna-san! Have you ever been to the famous Ghibli Museum?   For the Miyazaki anime lovers and japan animation lovers, this place is made for you! Known for his famous animations, such as My neighbour Totoro or Laputa and even more, this place is getting a lot of tourists .   How to buy [...]

Japan’s first hedgehog-themed cafe opens in Tokyo

Japan’s first hedgehog-themed cafe opens in Tokyo

Konnichiwa minna-san! Have you ever heard about these cute cafe where you pay for a drink to play with animals? They’re most known as Cat cafe or Dog Cafe, we can sometimes find Owl cafe or Snake Cafe. You can other kind of cafe with lots of animals . Have you ever tried? It is [...]

Have you ever been to an Earthquake simulator?

Konnichiwa Minna-san! Today i will talk about how to get prepared to a disaster! Have you ever been to a Earthquake simulator? In the Ikebukuro Life Saftey Learning Center “Bosaikan” , they instruct how to survive and escape safely from Disasters. In a country where earthquakes are happening often, it is very important to know [...]

Play GO at the Coolest Bar in the Ginza!

Play GO at the Coolest Bar in the Ginza!

[March 27th (Sun.)] Play GO at the Coolest Bar in the Ginza! Learn to play GO, the Japanese board game, at IGO Holdings’ “StandupIGO” party, the only GO/IGO party anywhere in which participants face each other standing up! The “StandupIGO” party will be held at 300BAR NEXT, the coolest bar in the Ginza, a bar [...]