Fukuoka Convention Center

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The Fukuoka Convention Center (福岡国際会議場) in Fukuoka, Japan is a collection of three separate buildings operated by the Fukuoka Convention Center Foundation.

Fukuoka Kokusai Center[edit]

Fukuoka Kokusai Center, Nov. 2005 honbasho

The Fukuoka Kokusai Center opened in 1981. A Sumo Tournament is held here every November. Many Grand Sumo Tournaments are held here and all attract many visitors.[1]

Marine Messe Fukuoka[edit]

Marine Messe Fukuoka

Marine Messe Fukuoka opened in 1995. One of its main uses is as an indoor sporting arena. The capacity of the arena is up to 15,000 people for sports events and up to 13,000 people for concerts.[2] It hosted the official 1999 Asian Basketball Championship and some of the group games for the 2006 Volleyball World Championship.[citation needed]

Japanese musicians Misia, Koda Kumi, and Ayumi Hamasaki commonly play here for arena tours.[citation needed]

Fukuoka International Congress Center[edit]

The Fukuoka International Congress Center opened in 2003.[citation needed]

Events[edit]

Past events[edit]

Future[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Schedule of the Year's Sumo Basho – The Japan Times Online". Archived from the original on January 16, 2013. Retrieved 2007-06-15.
  2. ^ "【Marine Messe Fukuoka】FUKUOKA CONVENTION CENTER". Marinemesse.or.jp. Retrieved 2018-05-21.

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Coordinates: 33°36′14″N 130°24′14″E / 33.603998°N 130.403857°E / 33.603998; 130.403857