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Magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Hokkaido

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Hokkaido

(All photos by AFLO) Magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook the northernmost main island of Hokkaido on September 6. Store shelves are empty inside a convenience store in Sapporo. (above) Information board […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Sapporo Snow Festival 2017

Sapporo Snow Festival 2017

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Large snow sculptures are being displayed at the annual Sapporo Snow Festival which is held February 6-12th this year. Over 2.5 million people are expecting […]

Features

67th Sapporo Snow Festival

67th Sapporo Snow Festival

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Hokkaido, Japan – A snow sculpture of ‘The Ruins of St. Paul’s, Macau’ is seen at Odori Park, February 5, […]

Sports

ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15 in Obihiro Japan

ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15 in Obihiro Japan

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Obihiro, Japan – Shunsuke Nakamura in action during the men’s division B of the ISU Speed Skating World Cup at […]

Sports

Olympic Qualifying Japan Curling Championships

Olympic Qualifying Japan Curling Championships

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Hokkaido, Japan – A general view of the Olympic qualifying Japan Curling Championships Women’s Final third Mach between Fortius 11-6 […]