Immediately after the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011, professional skiers and snowboarders started working together to hold a charity ride and a charity auction as early as late March. They have continued their efforts with the support of local groups related to tourism.
The third charity auction is now scheduled. We’re now collecting charity items from everyone to support the auction (individuals and companies). We’re waiting for items that are expected to fetch high prices, such as accommodation coupons, meal tickets and so on. We would appreciate your cooperation and participation.
Date: April 6 (Sun.)
Place: Grand Hirafu
Events:9:00-10:45Charity ride with professional snowboarders and skiers
Those who would like to participate in Charity ride are accepted at the special tent in front of the Base ticket box office Participation fee: 500 yen + small contribution
Niseko United and Moiwa Ski Resort lift operation period
-Niseko HANAZONO Resort: April 6, 2014
-Niseko Mt.Resort Grand Hirafu: May 6, 2014
-Niseko Village: Winter period by April 6 and Spring term starts from April 26 to May 6.
-Niseko Annupuri Ski Resort: May 6, 2014
-Moiwa Ski Resort : March 31
Night operating period: March 22, 2014. (Grand Hirafu/Niseko Village/Annupuri)
One of Japan’s largest winter events with over two million people coming to see the hundreds of beautiful snow statues and ice sculptures throughout the city. For seven days in February (5th-11th), Sapporo transform into a winter dreamland of crystal-like ice, white snow, people, food and fun! There are three main areas which the festival covers; Odori Park, home of the largest sculptures, ice skating rink, concerts and a delicious international food fair. Then down the road in Susukino is the immaculate display of technically perfect and visually magnificent ice carvings, some of which feature real crab, squid and salmon encased inside. Then over at the Tsudome area is where you will find a kiddies adventure land of snow, ice sculptures, snow maze, tube slides, snow rafting, food and entertainment throughout the day.
SkiJapan.com will be running bus trips from Niseko to Sapporo on the 6th & 10th.