Chinese New Year in Kobe

Celebrating New Years in Kobe’s Chinatown 2019

Jan 21, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Despite its proximity to China, there are only a few Chinatowns in the whole of Japan. One of the largest and most popular is the one in Kobe, called Nankin-machi....[ Click to read more ]

Chinese New year Festival Nagoya 2018

Dec 20, 2017 By Bert Wishart

Although Japan adopted the Gregorian calendar in 1873, celebration of the Chinese year is still an  important cultural event in the country. This year (2018) the Chinese New Year falls...[ Click to read more ]

So Why Isn’t It the Japanese Fortune Cookie?

Feb 21, 2017 By Justin Hanus

The Chinese fortune cookie is one odd little pastry. Start with the fact that it is not a thing in China; that the Chinese do not serve fortune cookies after meals....[ Click to read more ]

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