...and the fourth leg of our Japan tour
. Your hotel for these two days will be the JR Tower, a few dozen stories above the railway station.
Classic Japlish on the front of a box of chocolates on sale in Niigata Airport.
Display by Sado Performing Arts group on the final day of Earth Celebration. Photos by The BBG.
A traditional feature of Sado Island. Pictures 1-2 by me, pictures 3-4 by The BBG.
A visit to the place where the Kodo drummers live and work. Pictures 1-3 by me, 4-5 by The BBG.
If you wanted to know what was going on in the world around you, would you trust a show called BS News?
Late night boogying after a Shiroyama concert. First photo by me, rest by The BBG.
The fringe concerts at Earth Celebration are free public affairs, which is why we've got lots of pictures and video of them. The main events of the festival, however, are the three big concerts at Shiroyama Park, which are paid ticketed gigs where you're not allowed to take pictures. But here's a sneaky snap of some of the audience.