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This year's "Tonkotsu Ramen Campaign" is now underway!

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Fukuoka Prefecture... A heaven for foodies!

2018 Tonkotsu Ramen Campaign
2018 Tonkotsu Ramen Campaign
*The posters above are for the US campaign.

The "Tonkotsu Ramen Campaign" is back! This year's initiative is underway and aims to promote Fukuoka overseas! Applicants will be in with a chance of a five-day four-night trip to Fukuoka as well as a range of local products! Entry is incredibly straightforward! All you have to do is take a photo or record a video of a bowl of tonkotsu ramen at a participating restaurant in any of the countries involved in the promotion and then post it on Instagram with the hashtag "#fukuoka_tonkotsu!" Ramen restaurants have been gaining popularity overseas in recent years, providing people all over the world the opportunity to sample Fukuoka cuisine in their hometowns.

However, there might be many of you out there who want to try the dish in Fukuoka, an area in Japan that is known for its food! Make sure to enter the competition if you want to be in with a chance of winning a trip to Fukuoka to experience firsthand all the delicious food and great sites that the prefecture has to offer! (*Please be aware that Japanese citizens cannot participate in promotions taking place overseas) (Editorial Dept.: Nene)

"Tonkotsu ramen campaign Outline

* Campaign period: September 2018 to 30th November 2018

* Participating countries and regions: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, England, France, Australia, and the United States

* Participating ramen restaurants (listed in no particular order): 一蘭 (Ichiran), 博多一幸舎 (Hakata Ikkousha), 一風堂 (IPPUDO), 金田家 (Kanada-ya), SHORYU, 龍の家 (Tatsu no ya), 筑豊ラーメン山小屋 (Chikuho Ramen Yamagoya), ばさらか (Basaraka), HAKATA GENSUKE and MENYA KEISHI

* Campaign details: Add the hashtag "#fukuoka_tonkotsu," and location information for that restaurant to a photo or video of tonkotsu ramen taken at a participating restaurant in any of the countries involved in the promotion and then post it on Instagram. The winner will be chosen by lottery out of all those who enter.
- Please check the website below for more information about the campaign.

* Results: Winners will be notified via direct message on Instagram after December 25th.

* Prizes: A five day four night trip to Fukuoka (scheduled for February 2019) (four prize winners) / local Fukuoka products (10 prize winners)

* Official Campaign website
Hong Kong: www.crossroadfukuoka.jp/tonkotsu_hk/
Taiwanese: www.crossroadfukuoka.jp/tonkotsu_tw/
Thai: www.crossroadfukuoka.jp/tonkotsu_th/
Indonesian: www.crossroadfukuoka.jp/tonkotsu_id/
British: www.crossroadfukuoka.jp/tonkotsu_uk/
French: www.crossroadfukuoka.jp/tonkotsu_fr/
Australian: www.crossroadfukuoka.jp/tonkotsu_au/
American: www.crossroadfukuoka.jp/tonkotsu_us/

* Instagram : #fukuoka_tonkotsu

* Official Facebook (English) : Fukuoka Prefectural Government Japan Tourism Promotion Division (>> CLICK HERE!)

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