by Regional Policy Division, Local Policy Planning Dpt., SORACHI Sub-prefectural Office
・April 14(Sat.)-15(Sun.) :KOBAYASHI Sake Brewering Company will hold a sake celler festival and
TANITA Confection Company will make a millet cake festival at
the same time in Kuriyama Town, Sorachi sub-prefectural area, Hokkaido.
Both of two companies are well-founded and will arrange the guided tour in sake
celler and confection factory where the visitors can see the process of making
Visitors can enjoy tasting various kinds of sake and non-alcohol sweet sake in
KOBAYAHI Brewering Company and millet cakes in TANITA Confection
Company gratis (for free of charge) before purchasing thier products.
Temporary parking area will be set in each area in the town and will be connected
by shuttle buses driven by the municipality of Kuriyama.
The venue of the festival is 10 minutes walk from Kuriyama JR Station.
・April 20(Fri.)-22(Sun.): Orchid Festival 2012 will be held in Akabira City, Sorachi sub-prefectural area,
It is the biggest Orchid Festival in Hokkaido where various kinds of orchids
will be collected from all over the island and exhibited in the same venue.
special seminar for growing orchids and drawing for presenting moth orchid
will be arranged in the gymnasium of the municipality.
・April 28(Sat.)-30(Mon.): YUNI Garden opening festival and cherry blossoms festival will be held in
YUNI Garden, YUNI Town, Sorachi sub-prefectural area.
On first come first given basis, 102 visitors will be presented the seeds of flowers.
Of course, the cherry blosoms and other flowers will be waiting for you!
・April 28(Sat.)-May 27(Sun.) : Bolishoi Circus shows their best performance in Hokkaido Greenland
in Iwamizawa City, Sorachi sub-prefectural area.
・April 28(Sat.) : Canadian World Park in Ashibetsu City will open!
・April 30(Fri.) : Coalmine Museum in Yubari City where you can experience the real gallery and shaft
of coal mine will open!
・May 3(Thu.)-5(Sat.) : Long holidays event will be held in the Steam Locomotive Park in Mikasa City,
Sorachi sub-prefectural area. It is possible to ride the small model of bullet train and
real steam locomotive.
・May 5(Sat.) : Takikawa City presents free flight of gliders to the kidsliving in Hokkaido in the Skypark in