As of July 2011, Fukuoka is Japan's sixth largest city, having passed the population of Kyoto. Since the founding of Kyoto in 794, this marks the first time that a city west of the Kinki region has a larger population than Kyoto. In ancient times, however, the area near Fukuoka, the Chikushi region, was thought by some historians to have possibly been even more influential than the Yamato region.
Exchanges from the continent and the Northern Kyushu area date as far back as Old Stone Age. It has been thought that waves of immigrants arrived in Northern Kyushu from mainland Asia. Several Kofun exist.
On Wednesday she posted a shot of her birthday celebrations in the radio studio and gave her fans an insight into how she wants to perform when the Masters kicks off in Fukuoka... On Wednesday O'Neill posted a shot of her birthday celebration with Nova radio co-hosts David Lutteral (left) and Ash Bradnam (right).
Across Japan, dozens of amateur radio operators were listening in on their conversations ... A ham radio operator in FukuokaPrefecture, also in the Kyushu region, took it upon himself to receive drinks in plastic bottles and cups of instant ramen donated from around the country.
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FUKUOKA--A voice actor and two singers swear by “tonkotsu” soup, or pork bone broth, as a soothing remedy for their sore and overused throats ... And vocalist Leo Ieiri, a native of FukuokaPrefecture, said on a radio program, “Eating (tonkotsu) soup provides moisture to a gravelly throat.”.
“Saruku” in the Nagasaki dialect means strolling around town ...Fukuoka-based radio personality Toggy described how cats have contributed to the city, saying, “The comfortable distance between humans and cats enhances the appeal of the city as well as communication among residents.” ... Such efforts have made a difference in some districts of the city ... .
The other day, I attended an exercise event organized by an association to promote “rajio taiso” (radio gymnastic exercises) in the city of Kurume, FukuokaPrefecture... (NHK) radio program every morning ... 1 set of the radio exercises start with the phrase, “Swing your arms forward and then raise them upward to straighten your back.” ... * * * ... .
Image...Around2001, when the band started, there were no instrumental bands around and it was difficult to get your music played on radio ... There are more instrumental/jazz bands who are booked to major music festivals and getting their music played on radio stations. Your Fukuoka Sa show was delayed by a Typhoon, describe what happened... ... Date ... .
After the atomic bombs were dropped, Tarleton transferred to Japan’s Kyushu Island and the town of Fukuoka to help set up the 309th General Hospital in a bombed-out insurance building ... She found a different kind of recreation in Fukuoka when some of the enlisted men started a radio station.
Ishii joins infielder Hiroki Kokubo of the FukuokaSoftbank Hawks who will also hang up his spikes when his club concludes its schedule in October or November ... Kokubo also enjoyed a lengthy career with the Fukuoka Daiei and Softbank Hawks, except for three seasons (2004-06) with the Yomiuri Giants.