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Higashikawa Kori Matsuri (Ice Festival)

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Higashikawa Kori Matsuri (Ice Festival)

Hi,

Just found out that there is a ice festival - Higashikawa Kori Matsuri (Ice Festival) during my visit to Hokkaido. Very keen to visit the place but cant find much information on it. The official site is in japanese which i cant read. (16-18 Jan)

Can anyone help me out on how to get to the festive fro Asahikawa by public transport.

asahikawa-tourism.com/asahikawa/asahikawa_si…

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1. Re: Higashikawa Kori Matsuri (Ice Festival)

At JR Asahikawa station

Bus No 67 or 76 to Michikusakan (Higashikawa Town Tourist information office and square)

walk 8 minutes

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Thank you.

What can i expect to see at the ice festival?

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3. Re: Higashikawa Kori Matsuri (Ice Festival)

illumination and fireworks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uK346u9CtA

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what time should i arrive to see the firework and how long should i allow to stay at the festival?

Thank in advance for your help.

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5. Re: Higashikawa Kori Matsuri (Ice Festival)

I think the ice festival starts only from 6 Feb 2016 onwards, not in January

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e6894.html

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6. Re: Higashikawa Kori Matsuri (Ice Festival)

Hi Caroyln195,

I think we are referring to 2 different festival.

Higashikawa is a town near to Asahikawa.

asahikawa-tourism.com/asahikawa/asahikawa_wi…

Higashikawa Kori Matsuri

(Ice festival)

Jan 16 ~18 (Higashikawa)

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7. Re: Higashikawa Kori Matsuri (Ice Festival)

Details for the festival is now available on the official site. ( in japanese).

www.welcome-higashikawa.jp/info/?c=1&s=7992

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