Oita, along with Jinan and Wenzhou in China, Gyeongju in South Korea, is a Culture City of East Asia 2022.

Oita Prefecture Art Museum (OPAM ) show cases The Collection of The National Museum of Art, Osaka: 100 Years of Contemporary Art.

The Covid-delayed 22nd Music Festival Argerich’s Meeting Point in Beppu has finally opened in a much expanded format for 2022.

An exhibition of Junko Koshino, the renowned doyen of Japanese fashion.

Oita Prefecture has teamed up with Virgin Orbit, the California-based small satellite launch company, to use Oita Airport as Asia’s first horizontal launch site.

An exhibition in Usuki town centre celebrating the 420th anniversary of William Adams arrival in Japan and the 400th anniversary of his death.

An exhibition celebrating the opening of Kengo Kuma’s Taketa History & Culture Museum, the latest creation of one of Japan’s greatest living architects. 20 April – 21 June 2020.

A comprehensive exhibition on the work of one of Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban.

The 22nd Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu music festival welcomes guest artists Mischa Maisky, Kyung-Wha Chung and Masaya Kamei. From Saturday, 9th May through to Thursday, 28th May 2020.

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