With their fundamental mottoes, "Respect for the old," "Always young at heart," and "Friendship among participants," their festival will go on year after year.
2 visitors' information center in Shin-Osaka and Tennoji have closed at the end of March, 2014.
Breathtaking scenery of 1000 carp streamers, provided by the citizens, ‘swimming’ in the breeze over the river.
The Festival Hall reopened in April 2013 after refurbishing. This world largest class concert hall has 2,700 seats, offering a unified feeling with the stage.
On April 30th, 2014 Osaka will kick off the world wide celebration for the 2014 International Jazz Day.In the evening an All-Star Global Concert at the Osaka Castle Park, a fortress carrying over 430 years of history for the city, will feature performances by very famous singers. (2014.03.27)
The Osaka Government Tourism Board selects Osaka Tourism Special Envoys from among people who have achieved something excellent in Osaka or made significant contributions to Osaka in the hopes that their personal appeals will promote Osaka as a tourist destination. (2013.10.31)
Many of Japan’s foremost sightseeing spots are located in Kansai, the region surrounding Osaka. （2013.4.30）