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Saijo Sake Festival 2011



On Saturday, October 8, 2011 (JST), YokosoNews will be live casting Saijo Sake Festival (西条酒祭り) from Higashi Hiroshima, Japan all day long from 9am to 5pm (subject to change).

Saijo Sake Festival started in 1974, and they finalized the style in 1990 to celebrate the sake from all over the world.

Saijo is located approx 30km min East of Hiroshima. Saijo is known for its clean water. Therefore, they are known for the sake factory since Edo era. Now Saijo still has 8 Sake breweries,

Every October, Saijo holds Sake festival. People can go to each Sake brewery to take a look, and taste each Sake. They will also invite Sake from all over Japan.

YokosoNews was invited by Sake Festival committee to live cast the event in English.

Since this is the first time to live cast at this festival, the live cast time is subejct to change. Please make sure to follow YokosoNews on Twitter or like YokosoNews on Facebook.

For more information about Saijo Sake Town and direction to go to festival, visit saijosake.com.


While we're currently editing the digest, enjoy watching the uncut version of live cast



Date & Time

Saturday, October 8, 2011
9:00am~5:00pm (Japan Standard Time)

* We have a feeling that we may start the live cast later than 9am.

* The program is subject to change, postpond or cancel at the last min.

Local times:

Location Week Date Time
USA/Honolulu Friday 10/7/2011 2:00pm~
USA/Pacific Friday 10/7/2011 5:00pm~
USA/Central Friday 10/7/2011 7:00pm~
USA/Estern Friday 10/7/2011 8:00pm~
Sao Paulo Friday 10/7/2011 9:00pm~
London Saturday 10/8/2011 1:00am~
Madrid Saturday 10/8/2011 2:00am~
Paris Saturday 10/8/2011 2:00am~
Kuwait Saturday 10/8/2011 3:00am~
Moscow Saturday 10/8/2011 4:00am~
Mumbai Saturday 10/8/2011 5:30am~
Bangkok Saturday 10/8/2011 7:00am~
Singapore Saturday 10/8/2011 8:00am~
Sydney Sunday 10/8/2011 10:00am~

Click here for the extended list.

Katz Ueno
As the Editor-in-chief & Producer of YokosoNews, Katz wants to show Japan to the rest of the world. Read more »