Thank you for coming to I Love Katano.
This is a private website to root for Katano City (Osaka, Japan). This website will introduce Katano City’s history, culture, latest events, and popular spots. I hope you enjoy them and have the interests in Katano City.
Although Katano City is an obscure city for even many Japanese as well as foreign travelers who visit Japan, it has a variety of original events and spots. I would like you to experience a quaint countryside of Japan in Katano City.
If interesting, please visit Katano City and discover something new.
I would be happy if this website is helpful for your travel to Japan.
Katano’s Latest News
Katano’s Hina Dolls displayed at Katano City Education and Culture Hall
Historical Hina dolls stored by Katano Education Board are being displayed at Katano City Education and Culture Hall untill the end of March.
Hina dolls are set up for the Doll Festival on March 3rd to celebrate girls’ healthy growth.
Katano’s Hina dolls are Gotenbina, Genjibina, and Kyohobina (from left).
You will be able to touch on Japanese girls festival at KECH.
The 3rd Katano Charity Marathon held on April 20th 2014
The 3rd Katano Charity Marathon will be held on April 20th 2014. About 6000 runners run through Katano City in the charity marathon of this year. A part of a participation fee is donated to associations for the disable.
For further information, please visit the official website of the Katano Charity Marathon.
To read past events and news, please go to the Past News Page.
I owe many thanks to the Minna no Katsuryoku Ka of Katano City Council, Katano City Foundation for Cultural Properties, archivists of Katano City Museum of History and Folklore, librarians of Katano City Library, Katano International Friendship Association, and my friends. They helped me to make this website.