A group of Yamabushi (mountain priests) walk barefoot on the smoldering embers during a previous annual fire-walking festival on Mount Takao in Hachioji, western suburb of Tokyo.
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YOMIURI RELAY MARATHON (Tokyo): March 15, 9:45 a.m.; 42.195 km relay marathon; Tokyo Summerland; 4,800-6,300 yen for a runner depending on how many runners in a group, includes free admissions and rides at Tokyo Summerland and indoor swimming pool; 03-3642-4320.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE YOKOHAMA MOTOMACHI (Kanagawa prefecture): March 15; St. Patrick’s Day parade including bagpiper band, Irish dance teams and more at 2 p.m. on Motomachi Dori Street, followed by Irish dance party at 3:30 p.m.; JR Ishikawacho Station or Motomachi Chukagai Station on Minato Mirai-Line; http://inj-yokohama.com/?page_id=22.
TOKYO HAPPY DAY: March 15 & 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; featuring talk shows, concerts and live performances at Hibiya Park Fountain Square & Amphitheater (small hall), two-minute walk from Kasumigaseki Station on Marunouchi and Chiyoda lines; free; www.timeout.jp/en/tokyo/event/10870/Happy-Day-Tokyo.
NISSAN STADIUM FLEA MARKET (Kanagawa prefecture): March 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., more than 400 dealers participate; Yokohama Stadium, five-minute walk from JR Kozukue Station on Yokohama-Line or a 15-minute walk from JR Shin Yokohama Station; 03-3226-6800.
TRAVELS IN ART: APPRECIATION OF LANDSCAPE IN PREMODERN JAPAN (Tokyo): Through March 16, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., closed Mon.; landscape paintings on a fusuma (sliding door) from Edo period (1603-1868); Seikado Bunko Art Museum; 800 yen adults, 500 yen college and senior high school students, kids free; 03-3700-0007; www.seikado.or.jp/en/index.html.
IMARI – JAPANESE PORCELAIN FOR EUROPEAN PALACES (Tokyo): Through March 16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., until 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat.; featuring 190 Imari porcelain pieces once decorated at European palaces on display at Suntory Museum of Art; Suntory Museum of Art of Tokyo Midtown, Roppongi Station on Hibiya Line or Nogizaka Station on Chiyoda Line; 1,300 yen adults, 1,000 yen college and senior high school students, kids free; 03-3479-8600; www.suntory.com/sma.
TAURA PLUM BLOSSOMS FESTIVAL (Kanagawa prefecture): Through March 16; about 27,000 plum trees in bloom; Yokosuka city, 25 minute walk from JR Taura Station; free admission; 046-861-4181.
PLUM BLOSSOMS FESTIVAL (Tokyo): Through March 16; about 500 plum trees in bloom at Keio Mogusaen, Hino city, 10-minute walk from Keio Mogusaen Station; 300 yen adults, 100 yen kids; 042-591-3478.
YUGAWARA PLUM BLOSSOMS FESTIVAL (Kawagawa prefecture): Through March 16; about 4,000 plum trees in bloom at Makuyama Park in Yugawara, along with taiko — Japanese drum — performance, traditional dance and more; 15-minute bus ride from JR Yugawara Station; 200 yen adults, kids free; 0465-63-2111.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE TOKYO: March 16, 1-2 p.m.; more than 1,000 people wearing green parade along Omotesanto Street; five-minute walk from JR Harajuku Station on Yamanote-Line or Omotesando Station on Chiyoda-Line; http://inj.or.jp/en/event/tokyo-st-patricks-parade2014_en.
30TH ANNIVERSARY “THE HAPPY YEAR” TOKYO DISNEYLAND (Chiba prefecture): Through March 20; commemorating the 30th anniversary of the opening of Tokyo Disneyland on April 15, 1983, in Chiba, featuring events including daytime parade “Happiness Is Here” as well as “Star Tours: The Adventures Continue” at Disneyland and DisneySea. Disney characters also will tour 30 cities around Japan; two-minute ride from Resort Gate Station/Maihama Station, JR Keiyo Line, DisneySea: three-minute ride from Resort Gate Station/Maihama Station, JR Keiyo Line; Tokyo Disney Resort Information 0570-00-8632; www.tokyodisneyresort.co.jp.
VERNAL EQUINOX DAY AND HIGAN: March 21; Shunbun no hi — Vernal Equinox Day — is the day when the sun crosses the equator, making night and day equal in length — is a national holiday in Japan. It’s a day to commune with nature and to show affection for all living things. Visits are made to family graves, to clean them and offer flowers and incense to console ancestral spirits.
YOKOHAMA CITY WALK (Kanagawa prefecture): March 21; 30 km at 9 a.m., 20 km at 10 a.m. and 10 km at 11 a.m., starting and ending at Bashamichi Station on Minato Mirai Line; 1,500 yen adults, 500 yen kids; 045-290-1029.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY MAKUHARI PARADE (Chiba prefecture): March 21; St. Patrick’s Day parade at 2 p.m. between Kaihin Makuhari Koen and Kaihin Makuhari Station on Kokusai Dori Street, 29-minute ride on Keiyo Line from Tokyo Station; http://chiba.inj.or.jp.
STREET PERFORMANCE (Saitama prefecture): March 21-23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; at Keyaki Square of Saitama Super Arena, one-minute walk from Saitama Shin Toshin Station on JR Keihin Tohoku Line; free; 048-601-1122.
FARMERS’ MARKET (Saitama prefecture): March 21-23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; vegetables, fruits and flowers direct from local farms; Saitama Super Arena, one-minute walk from Saitama Shin Toshin Station on JR Keihin Tohoku Line; free; 048-601-1122.
JAPAN FISHING FESTIVAL 2014 (Yokohama): March 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., March 22, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. & March 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall, three-minute walk from Minato Mirai Station on Tokyu Toyoko Line; 1,200 yen; 03-3453-0558.
JAPAN FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW 2014 (Chiba prefecture): March 21-23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., until 4 p.m. Sun.; has flower arrangement demonstrations and contest division; Makuhari Messe Exhibition Hall 9, 15-minute walk from Kaihin Makuhari Station on JR Keio Line; 700 yen adults, kids free; 03-3249-0681.
DANCE! DANCE! DANCE! 2014 (western Tokyo): March 21-23, 29 & 30, 11:15-11:50 a.m., 1:15-1:50 p.m., 2:15-2:50 p.m.; ages 15 and younger can dance at the side stage of indoor swimming pool at Tokyo Summerland; 3,000 yen adults, 2,000 yen ages 12 & younger, 1,500 yen infants; 042-558-6511; www.summerland.co.jp/english/index.html.
FUEFUKI CITY PEACH FESTIVAL (Yamanashi prefecture): March 21-April 27; festival during the peach bloom and Nanafuku sakura (Whistling Seven Luck) cherry tree, located in the center of the city, is illuminated 7-9 p.m. late March-early April; fireworks 8-8:30 p.m. April 12; Isawa Onsen Station on JR Chuo-Line or Ichinomiya Misaka IC on Chuo Express; 055-262-4111; www.city.fuefuki.yamanashi.jp/english/spot.php and http://www.yamanashi-kankou.jp/foreign/english/english032.html.
ANIME JAPAN 2014 (Tokyo): March 22 & 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; one of the largest general animation events in the world, the fair focuses on younger creators and fans from around the world to promote anime industry; Tokyo Big Sight East No. 1-6 Halls; 1,500 yen adults, 800 yen ages 12 & younger; 03-5565-1860; www.anime-japan.jp/en.
NEWSTYLE CUSTOM AUTOSHOW 6TH STAGE – NEXT AUTOSHOW (Chiba prefecture): March 23, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; featuring more than 500 American custom cars, along with concerts, dance, talk shows and more; Makuhari Messe Exhibition Halls 1-3; 3,150 yen adults, 2,520 yen adults/advance ticket; 0120-139-639; http://www.newstylecustom.com.
LOVE JAZZ TIME (Saitama prefecture): March 23, noon-3 p.m.; live jazz concerts at Keyaki Square of Saitama Super Arena, one-minute walk from Saitama Shin Toshin Station on JR Keihin Tohoku Line; free; 048-601-1122.
2014 MARCH GRAND SUMO TOURNAMENT (Osaka): Through March 23 at Osaka Municipal Gymnasium; battle between Grand Champion Hakuho and Champion Kakuryu expected; 06-6645-9999; www.sumo.or.jp/eng/index.html.
OSHIMA TSUBAKI (CAMELLIA) FESTIVAL (Tokyo): Through March 23; Oshima Island is famous for camellia flowers and camellia oil products, and this annual event is held when camellias are in full bloom; during festival, ferry available from Kurihama (Yokosuka) Port to the island; Oshima Tourism Association 04992-2-2177, Tokai Kisen (ferry) 04992-2-2177.
MADE IN JAPAN: 400 YEARS OF NAMBU TEKKI IRONWARE (Tokyo): Through March 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Wed.; featuring 400-year-old traditional Nambu Tekki Ironware of Iwate prefecture; Shiodome Museum, five-minute walk from Shiodome Station on Oedo Line or eight-minute walk from JR Shimbashi Station; 700 yen adults, 500 yen college students, 200 yen ages 12-18, kids free; 03-5777-8600; http://panasonic.co.jp/es/museum/exhibition/14/140111/index_en.html.
ISU WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 (Saitama prefecture): March 26-30; at Saitama Super Arena, one-minute walk from Saitama Shin Toshin Station on JR Keihin Tohoku Line; 3,000-23,000 yen March 26 & 27 and 4,000-25,000 yen March 28-30; 0570-025-999.
USA NATIONALS COLLEGE & CLUB TEAM COMPETITIONS 2014 (Chiba): March 27-30, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; cheerleading & dance competitions at Makuhari Messe, five-minute walk from Kaihin Makuhari Station on JR Keiyo-Line; 2,800 yen/ticket, 2,500 yen/advance ticket; 03-5216-5545.
PHOTO YOKOHAMA (Kanagawa prefecture): Through March 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., weekdays and third Saturday; featuring photos taken by crews of manned underwater observatory vessel Shinkai 6500; Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology JAMSTEC, 13-minute walk from Shin Sugita Station on JR Negishi Line; free; 045-778-3811; www.jamstec.go.jp/e/index.html.
THE 41ST TOKYO MOTORCYCLE SHOW (Tokyo): March 28, 1-6 p.m., March 29, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. & March 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; see 122 booths featuring more than 550 new models and equipment or take a test ride (must have a Japanese license and understand Japanese); Tokyo Big Sight West No. 1 & 2; 1,500 yen adults, 1,000 yen senior high school students, ages 15 & younger free, 500 yen for test rides; Kyodo Tokyo 03-3498-9999; www.motorcycleshow.org/english/index.shtml.
OKTOBERFEST AT AKIHABARA (Tokyo): March 28-April 6, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; German beers and live performances at Versalle Akihabara, four-minute walk from JR Akihabara Station (Denkigai Exit) on Sobu Line; free, but 1,000 yen deposit for glass for beer; 03-5733-6773.
HOLLAND TO FLANDERS, BELGIUM IN TOKYO: March 30, 9:30 a.m.-noon; 10 km bicycle ride by scenic waterways in Tokyo, starts at Belgium Embassy and ends at Holland’s embassy; 4,000 yen; 03-3466-7369; http://japan.nlembassy.org/calendar/2014/02/tour-de-holland-to-flanders-belgium-in-tokyo.html.
PRESS PHOTO EXHIBITION 2013 (Kanagawa prefecture): Through March 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Mon.; featuring 250 photos by press photographers registered at Tokyo Photojournalist Association and six photos from other local areas taken in 2013; at Japan Newspaper Museum, Nihon University Odori Station on Minato-mirai Line or 10-minute walk from Kan-nai Station on JR Negishi Line; 500 yen adults, 300 yen senior high school students, kids free; 045-661-2040; http://newspark.jp/newspark/english/index.html.
FUJI-Q HIGHLAND ICE SKATING (Yamanashi prefecture): Through March 30; three ice skating rinks; 5-6-1, Nishihara, Fuji-Yoshida city; 1,300 yen adults, 700 yen kids; 1,000 yen for shoe rental; 0555-23-2111; www.fujiq.jp/en.
MITO KAIRAKUEN PLUM BLOSSOMS FESTIVAL (Ibaraki prefecture): Through March 31, 6 a.m.-7 p.m.; Mito Kairakuen, built in 1842, is among the most popular gardens in Japan to appreciate the plum blossoms and has 3,000 trees with white and red blossoms; open-air tea ceremony Sun.; night illumination until 9 p.m. March 7-23; free; JR Mito station on Jyoban-Line or a 20-minute ride from Mito I.C. on Jyoban Express; 029-244-5454; www.koen.pref.ibaraki.jp/foreign_language/en/index.html.
YOSHINO-BAIGO PLUM BLOSSOMS FESTIVAL (Tokyo): Through March 31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; about 1,200 plum trees in bloom; 15-minute walk from JR Ome Line, Hinatawada Station, along Yoshino Kaido Street, Ome city; 200 yen adults, kids free; 0428-20-0011.
YOKOHAMA HAKKEIJIMA SEA PARADISE – SPECIAL NIGHT SHOW (Kanagawa prefecture): Through March 31, 5-6:30 p.m.; see dolphins and illuminations at Club D of Sea Paradise while having drinks; Seaside Line, Hakkeijima Station; 4,400 yen adults, 3,200 yen kids; 045-788-8888; www.seaparadise.co.jp/english.
SAYAMA SKI & SNOWBOARD (Saitama prefecture): Through April 6; indoor ski and snowboarding slope; 2167 Kami-yamaguchi, Tokorozawa city, Seibu Kyujo-mae Station, Seibu Line; one-day pass 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 3,600 yen adults, 3,000 yen junior and senior high school students, elementary school students free, one-day pass 10 a.m.-9 p.m., 4,000 yen adults, 3,200 yen junior and senior high school students and elementary school students, free; four-hour ticket: 3,000 yen adults, 2,500 yen junior and senior high school students; all-night tickets, 4,000 yen adults, junior and senior high school students; 04-2922-1384.
SHINRIN KOEN FLOWER FESTIVAL (Saitama prefecture): Through April 12; 600 plum trees in bloom until mid-March, followed by cherry blossoms in early April; seven-minute bus ride from Shinrin Koen Station on Tobu-Line; 400 yen adults, 80 yen kids; 0493-57-2111; www.shinrin-koen.go.jp/english.
NAGASAKI HUIS TEN BOSCH TULIP FESTIVAL (Nagasaki prefecture): Through April 13; a half million tulips are in full bloom at this Dutch-style theme park; 0956-58-0080; http://english.huistenbosch.co.jp.
VIEW OF DAILY LIFE EXHIBITION (Tokyo): Through April 22; featuring photos of daily life focusing on culture, food and children from 33 countries by Associated Press photojournalists; Gyoko-dori Underground Gallery; JR Tokyo Station; free; 03-5218-5100.
ANDY WARHOL EXHIBITION: 15 MINUTES ETERNAL (Tokyo): Through May 6, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily, until 5 p.m. Tue.; featuring 700 art works, including paintings, sketches, videos, sculptures and photos at Mori Art Museum, Roppongi Station on Hibiya Line or four-minute walk from Roppongi Station on Oedo Line; 1,500 for adults, 1,000 yen students, 500 yen for senior junior students; 03-5777-8600; www.mori.art.museum/english/contents/andy_warhol/about/index.html.
JAPANESE WOODCUT PRINTS EXHIBITION (Kanagawa prefecture): Through May 25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Thu.; Japanese woodcut prints including ukiyo-e (colored woodblock print) and chiyogami (paper) at Yokohama Museum of Art, three-minute walk from Minato Mirai Station on Minato Mirai Line or 10-minute walk from JR Sakuragicho Station; 1,100 yen adults, 700 yen college and senior high school students, 400 yen junior high school students, kids free; 045-221-0300; www.yaf.or.jp/yma/english.
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL OVO (Tokyo): Through June 29; new version of Cirque du Soleil, an immersion into the world of insects, at Odaiba Big Top, five-minute walk from Daiba Station on Yurikamome (monorail) or seven-minute walk from Tokyo Teleport on Rinkai Line; 6,500-10,000-12,500 yen adults, 4,500-6,500-8,500 yen kids weekdays, 7,500-11,000-13,500 yen adults, 5,500-7,500-9,500 yen kids weekends & holidays; 0570-020-520; www.fujitv.co.jp/events/ovo/en/event_tokyo.html.
WHALE SHARK VIEWING: open-ended run; see 4.9- and 5.4-meter whale sharks at feedings and performances; Hakkeijima Sea Paradise; Seaside Line, Hakkeijima Station; 4,200 yen adults, 3,000 yen kids; 045-788-8888; www.seaparadise.co.jp/english.
FANTASMIC (Chiba prefecture): open-ended run; nighttime show featuring 27 animated characters such as Mickey Mouse and Cinderella, includes special effects using water and fire on Mediterranean Harbor; Tokyo DisneySea, three-minute ride from Resort Gate Station/Maihama Station, JR Keiyo Line; one-day passport 6,200 yen adults, discount passport after 3 p.m. 4,900 yen adults; 0570-00-8632; www.tokyodisneyresort.co.jp.
MEIJI JINGU ICE SKATING (Tokyo): year-round, noon-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends; adults 1,300 yen/day, kids 900 yen/day and after 3 p.m., adults 1,000 yen and children 700 yen and 500 yen for shoe rental; Kasumigaoka, Shinjuku-ku, one-minute walk from Kokuritsu Kyogijyo on subway Oedo Line or five-minute walk from JR Shinanomachi Station on Sobu Line; 03-3403-3458, www.meijijingugaien.jp/english/ice-skating.html.
HIGASHI-SON (VILLAGE) AZALEA MARATHON: March 16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 1.5 km race followed by 3, 5 & 20 km races at Higashi village outdoor athletic field while azaleas are in bloom; 30-minute ride from Nago city; 2,000 yen adults, 1,000 yen kids; 098-43-2265.
YAEYAMA BEACH OPENING 2014: March 16, 9 a.m.; Japan’s first beach-opening of the season is a great chance to swim and enjoy traditional local entertainments, the announcement of Miss Yaeyama, treasure hunt on the beach, Hawaiian dance performance, tug-of-war and more.; Tsukigahama Beach, Iriomote Islands, five-minute drive from Uehara Port of Iriomote Islands; 0980-83-6324.
12TH OKINAWA CITY CRAFT FAIR: Through March 16, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; featuring Okinawan handmade crafts such as Chibana fabric, pottery, glass and more at Plaza House Fair Mall, six-minute ride from Okinawa Minami I.C. on Okinawa Express; free; 098-934-2213.
OKINAWA CHILDREN’S KINGDOM FLOWER FESTIVAL 2014: Through March 16, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; showcasing various flowers of Okinawa and classes; 500 yen adults, 200 yen senior and junior high school students, 100 yen kids, under 3 free; 098-933-4190.
6TH OKINAWA INTERNATIONAL MOVIE FESTIVAL 2014: March 20-24; features more than 50 movies in the theme of Laugh & Peace, including films “Antboy,” “Fuku-chan of Fukufuku Flats,” “Mr. Go,” “The Round Table,” “Bay Blues – 25 years and 365 days,” “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa,” “Fukrey” and more; Okinawa Convention Hall and others, 40-minute drive from Naha Airport; http://oimf.jp/en.
MAESATO BEACH OPENING 2014: March 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; attractions including banana boat rides, ocean viewing by boats and more at ANA International Ishigaki Resort, Ishigaki islands, 20-minute ride from New Ishigaki Airport; free; 0980-88-7111.
HIGASHI-SON (VILLAGE) AZALEA FESTIVAL: Through March 23, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; 50,000 azaleas in full bloom and auto-camp/bungalow with car parking available at neighboring Eco Park; at Higashi-son Sonmin-no Mori, 30-minute ride from Nago city; 300 yen adults, kids free; 098-43-2265.
DAIDO MORIYAMA ENDLESS WORKS NORTH/SOUTH EXHIBITION: Through March 23, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., until 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat.; featuring photos taken 1964-2013 by Moriyama at Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, 10-minute walk from Omoromachi Station on Yui Line (monorail); 800 yen adults, 500 yen senior and junior high school students, 300 yen kids; 0980-941-8200.
ZAMAMI VILLAGE WHALE WATCHING FESTIVAL 2014: Through April 4; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Zamami Village, 50-minute express boat from Naha Port; 5,250 yen adults, 2,625 yen children; 098-896-4141; www.vill.zamami.okinawa.jp/whale/english.html.
AZAMA “SUN SUN” BEACH OPENING: April 12, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; swim, enjoy marine attractions including water-skiing towed by a watercraft, banana boat riding, watercraft riding and more; 50-minute drive from Naha Airport; 098-948-3521.
RYUKYU KAIEN FESTIVAL 2014: April 12, 7:30-10 p.m., Japan’s first fireworks of the season produced jointly with Junko Koshino along with live performances of opera music at Ginowan Marine Park, 40-minute ride from Naha Airport; 3,300 yen adults, 2,200 yen kids, 4,500 yen adults and parking (non-designated seats), 5,500-6,000-6,500 yen adults, 4,400-4,900-5,400 yen kids, 6,700-7,200-7,700 yen/adults and parking (designated seats); 098-987-2764.
OKINAWA FLOWER CARNIVAL 2014: Through May 6; Shuri Castle Park, Okinawa Commemorative Government Park, Okinawa Kenritsu Budokan, Nakijin Castle Park and Yaedake Cherry Park; Okinawa Sightseeing Convention Bureau 098-859-6129.
MUSICAL “FRANKENSTEIN” (Seoul): March 18-May 11; Chungmu Art Hall, Grand Theater; 60,000-80,000-110,000-130,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
MUSICAL “SEOPYONJE” (Seoul): March 20-May 11; Universal Arts Center, 50,000-70,000-90,000-110,000 won, 180,000 won/couple; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
MUSICAL, “YUKIO NINAGAWA’S MUSASI” (Seoul): March 21-23; LG Arts Center, 30,000-50,000-70,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
MUSICAL, “JERSEY BOYS” (Seoul): Through March 23; Blue Square Samsung Card Hall, 80,000-110,000-140,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
MUSICAL “MAMMA MIA!” (Seoul): Through March 23; Blue Square Musical Hall; 50,000-70,000-90,000-120,000-150,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
MUSICAL “MOON NIGHT” (Seoul): Through March 23; Sejong Center for the Performing Arts M Theater; 40,000-60,000-80,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
THE MUSICAL SHERLOCK HOLMES: A BLOODY GAME (Seoul): Through March 30; BBC Theater; 55,000-77,000-99,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
MUSICAL “FIVE COURSE LOVE” (Seoul): April 1-June 29; Good Theater; 50,000-60,000-70,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
MUSICAL “LE ROI SOLEIL” (Seoul): April 10-June 1; Blue Square Samsung Electronics Hall; 60,000-80,000-110,000-130,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
WANDO SEAWEEDS EXPO: April 11-May 11; Wondohang Port, Beach Park, Jang Bo-go historical site area, take an express bus bound for Wando Bus Terminal from Central City Terminal and reach Wando Haebyeon Park, walk toward the sea; 8,000 won adults, 5,000 won youths, 4,000 won children; +82-2-1330; http://en.wandoexpo.com.
MUSICAL “GREASE” (Seoul): Through April 20; Uniplex; 44,000-66,000 won; open-ended run, 8 p.m., Mon., Wed.-Fri., 3 & 7 p.m., Sat., 2 & 6 p.m., Sun. & holidays, Dongsoong Art Center; 40,000-60,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
2014 IHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (Gyeongi province): April 20-24 & 26; ice hockey world championship games at Goyang Sports Complex & Park Ice Rink; 15,000-20,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
MUSICAL “JOINT SECURITY AREA” (Seoul): Through April 27; Dongsoong-Art Center, Dongsoong Hall, 50,000-65,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
MUSICAL, “VINCENT VAN GOGH” (Seoul): Through April 27, Chungmu Art Hall, Middle Theater Black, 50,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
MUSICAL “M. BUTTERFLY” (Seoul): Through June 1; Daehakro Art One Theater 1; 35,000-50,000 won; http://tinyurl.com/3e6rwhe.
JUMP (Seoul): Through Dec. 31; comic martial arts performance, including Korea’s Taekwondo and Taekkyeon; Kyunghyang Art Hill; 40,000-50,000-60,000 won (ages 4+); +82-2-1330.
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