2016 Yokohama Nanohana Marathon よこはまマラソン大会 Website (Japanese):http://www.lap.co.jp/nanohana2016/
The 26th annual "marathon" (10km, 5km, 3km, and 2km courses only) is part of the Canola Festival in Yokohama Town. Date: Sunday May 15, 2016 Time: 10:15～ (Registration: 8:20-9:20) Location: Mameda Special Event Site (大豆田特設会場) (map) Registration Deadline: Friday March 25, 2016 Divisions: 10km; 5km; 3km; 2km Entry Fees:
2500yen High School Aged Students & Older
1000yen Junior High School Aged Students & Younger
Misawa Surf Clam Festival 2016
第16回三沢ほっきまつり (Misawa Hokki Matsuri)
A festival celebrating Misawa's favourite winter seafood, hokki (Japanese surf clam, a.k.a. hokkigai). Events include free samples of hokki cuisine, hokki and other local product sales, a clam shucking competition, and children's taiko drumming performance.
Towada City will be featured in this week's episode of "Shiawase Bombi Garu" (Happy Poor Girls 幸せ!ボンビーガール) airing tonight, Tuesday February 16, 2016, at 10pm on Nippon TV (NTV or RAB in Aomori).
The show will feature Tokio singer & bassist Tatsuya Yamaguchi, and announcer Kyoko Uchida taking a trip to Yamayo, a local "super cheap" supermarket with 2000yen to spend on ingredients for a meal for 10 people. Local mascots Towada Families will also make a special appearance.
Disaster recovery fundraiser and memorial event for the March 11th, 2011 Great East Japan Disaster. Date: Sunday, March 13, 2016 Time: 10:00-16:00 Location: Towada Civic Center Plaza 十和田市民交流プラザ (map)
*free parking for event* Admission: Free (fees may be required for workshops)
*Donations towards the March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Disaster recovery effort greatly appreciated*
Fukuura Kabuki Spring 2016 Performance 福浦の歌舞伎 平成２８年 春の特別上演
Fukuura Kabuki is a northern style kabuki passed down by fisher people in Fukuura (Sai Village) for over a hundred years and is an Aomori Prefecture designated Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property.