I went to the 2019 Azalea Festival at Nishiyama Park in Sabae.


Nishiyama Park is a historic park, which is designated as one of Japan’s top 100 historical parks. I wrote about the history of this park in a previous post(2018 Autumn Leaves Festival at Nishiyama Park in Fukui Prefecture), so please read it.

Nishiyama Park is a good place to visit all year round. In April, you can see cherry blossoms, in May, you can see azaleas, and in November, you’ll see autumn leaves. Also, you can see a snowy landscape in January and February. read more

Fukui United FC set sail for the J League today


“We’d like to build a soccer team that embodies the hopes of Fukui.” The president of the company who manages Fukui United FC said this to the supporters before today’s opening match at the stadium.

Saurcos Fukui has disappeared, and a new soccer team, Fukui United FC, was born this January. Most of the players who played for Saurcos Fukui play for Fukui United FC. read more