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The 23rd Niseko Avalanche Meeting on Thursday 26 December 2019

The 23rd Niseko Avalanche Meeting on Thursday 26 December 2019

 This meeting is aimed at discussing with "stakeholders" (people who enjoy skiing and snowboarding) and various people in the area how to eliminate the winter mountain accident together with the stakeholders together.

Anyone can join, please feel free to come to the venue.

<Contents> (planned)
Part 1: Keynote speech (National Institute for Science and Technology for Disaster Prevention)
Part 2: Discussion (Progress: Niseko Avalanche Research Institute Mr. Yasuo Shintani)

★ Simultaneous interpretation in English is planned.


December 26 (Thursday), December 26 (2019) 6:30 pm-8:30 pm (planned)


Niseko Chomin Center (Niseko town Fujimi 95)


Niseko Annupuri district avalanche accident prevention council (Secretariat: Niseko town business office commerce and tourism section)

電話: 0136-44-2121 

Email: [email protected]

2019-20 Niseko Shootout Contest Launch on 1st Dec!

Enter or enjoy the show!!!

2019-20 Niseko Shootout Contest Launch on 1st Dec!

Presented by Niseko Tourism with support from Niseko United, Powderlife Magazine, Hokkaido Core Snow Sports, What's On, Gentemstick, Roko Skis, Rhythm Japan and more, the search is on again for the season’s best, uniquely Niseko moments.

There are total 3 categories in the 2nd annual area-wide photography contest "Niseko Shootout":

  1. Ski
  2. Snowboard
  3. Landscape

The rules are simple. Post on Instagram and use hashtag #nisekoshootout on any of your shots in the Niseko area starting 1st Dec, 2019 until 1st March, 2020.

That’s it! You’ll be entered for a shot at one of the prizes from our sponsors listed below. Additionally, the team at Powderlife will pick a shot from #nisekoshootout to be published in the 2020-21 issue of Powderlife Magazine.

The amazing prizes including Icelantic Skis, Gentenstick Snowboard, Niseko United Liftpass, Roko Skis and special prize packs from Rhythm Japan, Yama Plus, Boots Solutions, just to name a few.

Follow @nisekoshootout to see your shots featured throughout the season and get an idea for what we’re looking for.

The official launch party will take place on Saturday, 13th Dec from 8:00pm at Rhythm Japan's brand new store, Rhythm Base. More details to come.

*Please make sure don't @nisekoshootout but #nisekoshootout so the judges can see your picture.

*Please don't use carousel to show multiple pictures but post individually.

Free consultations, Hokkaido Foreign Resident Support Centre

Free consultations, Hokkaido Foreign Resident Support Centre

For PDF flyer data, please download from HERE. 

1 Free consultations in Kutchan Town

2 Date: 2:30pm- 6:30, 10 December 2019 

3 Venue: Kutchan Community Center, 2-2 Higashi 2 Chome Minami 3 Jyo Kutchan-town  

4 For application and injuries, please contact Hokkaido Foreigner Support Center,  TEL:011-200-9595 FAX:011-221-7845 
E-mail:[email protected]

*If you need to know about academic question, please make a booking by 2 December 2019. 

H Restaurant and Bar at Hyatt House Showcases New 2019-20 Winter Menu

Come enjoy “Dim Sum all you can eat” until 15 December, 2019.

H Restaurant and Bar at Hyatt House Showcases New 2019-20 Winter Menu

H Restaurant

Open all day, H Restaurant is the only eatery in Hirafu Village offering modern Chinese cuisine incorporating fresh Hokkaido farm-belt.

Utilizing innovative culinary techniques and seasonal ingredients, H Restaurant showcases delicious dumplings dim sums noodles and modern Chinese comfort dishes as well as a premium steak selection of aged Hokkaido Wagyu beef and Ezo venison.

Vegetarian items are also available.

Online booking is highlight recommended.
Open : 11: 30am – 2:30pm (last order 2pm)
6pm – 10pm (last order 9:30pm)

1st Year Anniversary promotion at H Restaurant - “Dim Sum all you can eat”

At ¥3,000 per person, a guest can enjoy homemade Dim Sum dishes. Available only for Lunch – 11:30am till 2:30pm (last order 2pm)

From now until 15 December 2019. For reservation, or call 0136.55.6585

H Restaurant and Bar at Hyatt House Showcases New 2019-20 Winter Menu

H Bar

An elegant, relaxed Veuve Clicquot-themed venue decorated with subtle splashes of signature golden yellow and serving drinks and gourmet bar food from 2 pm through midnight.

During the day, drop by for selection of freshly brewed gourmet coffee and TWG tea. Come evening, indulge in fresh seafood on ice washed down with a premium selection of Champagne – Veuve Clicquot, Ruinart, Moet Chandon Vintage 2008 and New World wines including Ao Yun.

Enjoy Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label at only ¥1,800 per glass.

Open : 2pm – midnight (food last order 10:30pm / drink last order 11pm)

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