The largest annual art event in Japan, this year it includes artists from 97 Japanese and overseas galleries, and is held in the sprawling Tokyo International Forum, from 7 to 9 March.
A tip: make a beeline for G-plus, a new section focusing on the edgiest and most influential of Japan’s independent modern galleries, such as Tomio Koyama Gallery and Scai the Bathhouse.
The first flowers have bloomed earlier in recent years, triggering concerns of global warming.
A good place to soak up the atmosphere is Meiji Jingu, perhaps the most elegant of the city’s Shinto shrines, located in the middle of a dense green forest just behind the chaotic street-fashion crowds of Harajuku Station.
The shrine offers an unexpected introduction to Harajuku, an area more famous for its trend-triggering teen tribes and cult street fashion than its spiritual heritage.
These lovely blossoms are rich in antioxidants and are renown for their anti-inflammatory benefits.
As such, we’re sure you’d love to introduce the likes of the skin-loving Rooibos Blend Tea Sakura to your diet, and give your eyelids the soft and whimsical look of a princess with the Twin Gradation Eye Color Cherry Blossom eye shadow.
Below is an example of the places we would like to go and how long we would spend there.