Touch the Kyushu Fair (Taipei・Bangkok・Shanghai・Hong Kong)

Taipei

Meet the real “Kumamon” in Taipei!
Hosted by METI, “Touch the KYUSHU Kyushu Products Fair” will be held from September 1 (Thu.) to Wednesday 14 (Wed.) on the 9th floor of Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Taipei Xinyi Place A9. On September 1 (Thu.), the super popular mascot of Kyushu, the bear Kumamon will come and tell you all about the revitalization of tourism in this beautiful land. The first 50 customers will receive a secret gift bag of luck from Kumamon!
At the event, you can experience the charm of all the seven prefectures through VR and freely taste matcha green tea. There are also Kyushu gourmet foods, delicious Japanese sake, and beautiful traditional handicrafts. Furthermore, if you complete a questionnaire, you can have a chance to win a round-trip flight to Kyushu. We hope that through these 14 days everyone in Taipei will be able to feel the charm and local culture of Kyushu with all their five senses.

Bangkok

Date: September 12 to 25, 2016 (Opening Ceremony held on September 15, 2016)
Venue: GATEWAY EKAMAI
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm

We will provide various events to help you experience many different cultural things of Kyushu. You can enjoy a foot bath through VR and cooking demonstrations of the local recipes in Kyushu. There are also several types of talk shows and live concerts featuring various celebrities. You can have a chance to get a nice giveaway.

Don’t miss out this great opportunity!

Shanghai

TOUCH THE KYUSHU – Introduction of Exhibition Event

Hosted by METI, “TOUCH THE KYUSHU FAIR” will be held from September 14 to 27 at CITIC SQUARE in Shanghai. Visitors can experience the local cuisine and specialties of the Kyushu region, including Fukuoka and Kumamoto. During the event, there are special performances featuring Kyushu, Japanese handmade confectionery and traditional games available. They can also experience the charm of Kyushu through VR.
We will have a Q & A service regarding tourism, and a guest appearance from the hugely popular Pokemon Pikachu. Everyone in Shanghai will be able to feel the charm and local culture of Kyushu.

Hong Kong

TOUCH THE KYUSHU – Introduction of Exhibition Event

Hosted by METI, “TOUCH THE KYUSHU Kyushu Products Fair” will be held from September 22 to October 2 at TSUEN WAN PLAZA. Many shows and events will come to give Hong Kong the chance to experience the cuisine, local products and specialties of all the seven prefectures of Kyushu, such as Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Fukuoka, Oita, Saga, and Kagoshima.
At the event, you can enjoy various food stalls and experience a trip to Kyushu and its fall colors through VR. You can truly feel the unique charm and culture of each prefecture in Kyushu.

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Kyushu Tourism Promotion Organization [English]