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Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu reaches its 21st anniversary in 2019 and this year is alternately titled 'Eternal Truth - Beethoven'.

Arata Isozaki, a native son of Oita City, has been awarded the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

The 1,300 year anniversary of Rokugo-Manzan, the esoteric religious group combining Buddhist, Shinto and folk beliefs, is celebrated in autumn 2018 with son et lumière shows at Usa Jingu and...

In 2017, Japan laid claim to having the most Michelin 3-star restaurants in the world with 28.

Perhaps because modern life has been led at a much less breakneck pace than in many other regions of Japan, Oita Prefecture’s lush green landscape of traditional farming and fishing...

The Rugby World Cup comes to Japan in 2019, the first time in the history of the sport that the event has been held in Asia.

The sculptures of Anish Kapoor have been described as cool, conceptual, minimal with added lyricism, metaphor, and the heat of the primordial.

If, as tourism pioneer Thomas Cook wrote, " …the Seto Inland Sea is more fabulous than any [other sea].

Onsen hot springs are enjoyed for their therapeutic, relaxing qualities and are one of Japan’s great attractions; a perennial favourite among both the Japanese and overseas visitors.