The Australian Chamber Orchestra, as part of the Niseko Winter Music Festival, is coming to town this week with three performances taking place on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
The Thursday January 12 performance will take place at the Hilton Niseko Village with two sets, one at 6pm and the other at 8pm. The program for this evening
AS the weather warms and the powder reduces, the migration to Niseko’s spring parks begins.
SKIING or riding in Niseko is all about getting first-tracks on a perfect powder day.
TITLE :: Hanazono Zip Line
A NEW winter activity has opened in Hanazono, and in the spirit of public service, we went and investigated it this morning.
The zip-line, or alternatively known as a flying fox to those from down-under, was constructed during the green season and is remaining open for winter. It stretches about 200m down a gentle slope
TITLE :: Sounds of summer fade towards winter
As the Hanazono Music Festival wraps up another jam packed summer of events in Niseko, all thoughts are on the rapidly approaching powder storms of winter.
Autumn is well and truly here, the leaves are starting to fall from the trees and the temperatures are starting to drop.
We’ve already had our first snowfall
NISEKO’S Hanazono Ski Resort this weekend held a gala opening party to launch its new summer activity centre.
The event began with a tour of the new summer activities areas, including the new Mountain Bike Park, Bag Jump and Wakeboard Park.
More than 200 invited guests attended, including VIPs from the local area, including
WANT to grab the longest airtime, bust the tightest tricks and hit the biggest booters, but you're scared of getting hurt? The pain-free answer is right here in Niseko.
Hanazono's new Bag Jump – positioned on lower part of the Stairway to Heaven run by late January – will have you bagging stunts off jumps that you never believed possible, right before landing in what can only be described as a giant pillow.
It's hailed as the perfect tool for practicing freestyle tricks safely, or just launching for fun.
The Bag Jump was invented in Austria, and is popular at ski resorts all around the world, but Hanazono has the only one in Japan.
While only skiers and snowboarders can hit the Hanazono Bag Jump this winter, for a small cost in summer, Hano says there will be a dry ramp for skis, snowboards and even bikes.
TITLE :: Niseko has a wakeboard park!
NISEKO’s summer has stepped up a gear with this weekend’s opening of the Hanazono Activity Centre, complete with Hokkaido’s first cable wakeboard/waterski park, MTB Park, summer Bag Jump and more.
The Activity Centre is
TITLE :: Hanazono Bike Park: just add dirt
70 TRUCKLOADS of dirt and a payload of hard work by a talented team of enthusiastic locals has brought the Hanazono Bike Park to life.
The bike park is one of the exciting new components of the Hanazono Activity Centre, which is set to open on June 26, coinciding with the first Niseko Hanazono MTB Competition, a Japan Cycling
NISEKO United is in need of a ‘mountain master plan’ to reach its full potential, according to a world-renowned, Whistler-based mountain resort planner.