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The Lunar New Year MEGA SALE in OSAKA

Enjoy sightseeing, fine dining and shopping in Osaka!

This huge sales event is held in cooperation by leading commercial facilities in the Osaka area during the Lunar New Year period. At this time  many visitors and guests arrive to engage in various sightseeing activities, enjoy fine dining and experience shopping in Osaka.  
Shops and establishments catering to all sorts of tastes and needs will be offering special deals consisting of everything from the latest fashions to uniquely Japanese souvenirs.
Indulge yourself as you savor Osaka, a city brimming with attractions and plenty of sightseeing destinations, fine dining establishments, shopping options and other exciting possibilities!

Outline of the Lunar New Year Mega-Sale in Osaka

When: February 2 (Wed.) to 6 (Sun.), 2011

Where: Commercial facilities located in the Minami area of Osaka City and Kansai International Airport (a Lunar New Year Festival will be concurrently held in Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown))

Organizers: City of Osaka /Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry/and Kansai International Airport

Partner: Organization of Kansai Unity/Kansai Economic Federation

Number of participating facilities: thirteen (approximately 2,000 establishments)

Contents of event:

    * Performances and productions (involving decorations and more) at each facility to celebrate the Lunar New Year and welcome overseas tourists;
    * Sales and special deals offered at each facility;
    * Reception event (to be held on February 2 at Kansai International Airport)

Coordinated event to be held during the Lunar New Year period)
Over the course of two days on February 3 (Thu.) and 4 (Fri.), 2011, the first 300 tourists entering Osaka Castle’s main keep will be given sets of picture postcards depicting Osaka Castle in spring and other scenes that showcase the beauty of the four seasons.

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