Autumn festivals and foliage November 2018 in Shiga Prefecture

Recommended festivals (matsuri), events, exhibitions, and fall leaves in Shiga Prefecture in November–December 2018. (Most official Web sites are in Japanese only.) Compiled…
Unveiling a new song monument at Kyoto University.

Kyoto University’s Biwako Shuko no Uta 100th anniversary celebration

京都大学「琵琶湖周航の歌」誕生百周年記念事業の報告 After the epic 100th anniversary celebration of Biwako Shuko no Uta in Shiga with a Lake Biwa rowing trip and concert in…

Autumn festivals and foliage November 2017 in Shiga Prefecture

Recommended festivals (matsuri), events, exhibitions, and fall leaves in Shiga Prefecture in November–December 2017. (Most official Web sites are in Japanese only.) Compiled…

Koto Sanzan Temple Trio autumn foliage

Updated: This page has been updated here for November 2017. Koto Sanzan (湖東三山) is a trio of large Tendai Buddhist temples famous for autumn leaves…

10th anniversary of shiga-ken.com

We are marking the 10th anniversary of shiga-ken.com in 2015. It was 10 years ago in February 2005 when I first registered the…

Introducing Shiga Headlines on Twitter

Happy to announce that I’ve finally opened a Twitter account for shiga-ken.com. It’s called Shiga Headlines and anybody can read my tweets (Twitter…

Google Map of Kusatsu now online

I’ve finally created an annotated Google Map of Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture in English. The major places of interest have been marked on the…

Happy New Year 2013!

© 2022 Shiga Blog - by Philbert Ono - WordPress Theme by WPEnjoy