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January 31st, 2016
The Fukuoka Asian Colletion (FACo) to be held on March 20th!
January 31st, 2016
We held a commemorative event for the launch of the Indonesian language version of asianbeat.
January 30th, 2016
Introduction of farm produce from Fukuoka in Malaysia
 

The Fukuoka Asian Colletion (FACo) to be held on March 20th!

On March 20th, 2016, the Fukuoka Asian Collection (FACo), a fashion event, will be held in Fukuoka city. Designers based in Fukuoka and popular brands in Japan reveal their new creations. The models share the runway with the winners of the "Kawaii Contest" held in China, Thailand, Vietnam, and Taiwan. In addition, the Fukuoka Fashion Week will be held from March 19th to March 27th, offering a wide variety of entertaining events. We hope to see you there.


Every year, a lot of popular models take the stage, making for a lively event.

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A commemorative event for the launch of the Indonesian language version of asianbeat was held in Indonesia.

Governor Ogawa visited Indonesia and participated in an event celebrating the launch of the Indonesian language version of "asianbeat", a pop culture site run by Fukuoka Prefecture, and introduced some of the charms of Fukuoka, like tourism, fashion and anime. A lot of people participating made for a lively event, with many young people cosplaying as characters from popular Japanese animes.
asianbeat posts information about manga and fashion.



There were many young people at the event, including some cosplayers.

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Introduction of farm produce from Fukuoka in Malaysia

Governor Ogawa and chairman Inoue of the prefectural assembly visited Southeast Asia. In Malaysia, they gave out samples of the top-brand "Amaou" strawberries from Fukuoka, as well as tangerines and kiwi fruits.The famous fruits of Fukuoka were a big hit, and brought quite a crowd to the event.


The governor offering farm produce from Fukuoka to Malaysian people.


"Amaou" strawberries.


Kiwi fruits.

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