On March 12, a new railway station, ROYCE’ Town Station (Tobetsu) opened for business on the JR Hokkaido Sassho Line. As part of a commemorative tour organized by the town of Tobetsu and the like, ...
The ‘9th Northern Hina Decorations Await Spring’ – an event in which ‘tsurushi-bina’ (hanging dolls) handmade by local residents are displayed – was held at several venues, including the main venue at the former Kanayo Yoneguchi Kimono Store, in the town of Tobetsu in central Hokkaido, in line with the ‘Dolls’ Festival’ on March 3. The venues were filled with a festive atmosphere in which small, vividly colored dolls with abundant expressions were displayed.
Oct. 10, 2021
The harvesting of rice has begun in earnest in the town of Tobetsu in the Ishikari region of central Hokkaido, where rice production thrives. Due to the continuous intense heat of the summer this year, harvesting has begun more than 10 days earlier than usual.