The venue, Matsue-city of Shimane is located in southwest Japan. It takes 80 min by airplane from Tokyo. Known as the City of Water, Matsue stands by the Sea of Japan, where Lake Shinji and Lake Nakaumi meet, in the middle of Shimane Peninsula. Famous for old castle and beautiful sunset over Lake Shinji, Matsue also prides itself on having been the adopted home of the writer Lafcadio Hearn, who became one of the first westerners to take Japanese citizenship under the name of Koizumi Yakumo.
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