sapporo snow festival
The Powderlife team is in Sapporo for the last weekend of the 63rd Yuki Matsuri (snow festival). The streets of Sapporo are bustling with people all bundled up in their warmest clothes and equipped with cameras, ready to make the most of the biggest snow festival in Japan before it’s over.
The snow and ice sculptures are as impressive
THE Sapporo Snow Festival is Japan’s biggest winter event and one of the most popular Japanese festivals both in Japan and internationally. Around two million visitors flock to Sapporo every February for the week-long Sapporo Snow Festival.
This year’s event, held from February 5-11, is the 60th, and is shaping up to
Recently we got a fantastic email from 12-year-old Kealan and nine-year-old Neesha Clarke from Sydney. They’ve been travelling Japan with their parents and stopped in at Niseko. The youngsters are very handy on a snowboard and Kealan showed us he’s got a bright future as a writer too. Below is an article he sent us describing