Fuji Rock is probably Asia's best-known festival across the world, with 100,000-strong crowds having come from far and wide every year for the last 20 years. Fun fact: the festival has taken place almost 150km away from Mount Fuji since its third edition in 1999. I guess 'Naeba Ski Resort Rock' wouldn't quite have the same ring.
The Chemical Brothers
Thom Yorke Tomorrow's Modern Boxes
Gary Clarke Jr.
Kid Fresino (Band Set)
Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Toro Y Moi
For full line up, click here
Any foreign visitor who wishes to enter Japan must have a passport, which must be valid during the period of stay.
Nationals of many countries are eligible to enter Japan without a visa unless the purpose of the visit is to reside in Japan, to obtain employment or to otherwise engage in remunerative activities.
A list of nationals of countries that have "Reciprocal Visa Exemption Arrangements" with Japan can be found: here
Nationals of countries that do not have "Reciprocal Visa Exemption Arrangements" with Japan must obtain a visa. A "Temporary Visitor's Visa" is usually required as permission to stay in Japan for a period of up to 90 days for non-remunerative activities such as sightseeing, participating in amateur sports, visiting relatives, taking inspection tours, participating in lectures or research, attending conferences, making business contacts or other similar activities.
To apply for a visa, please check the following link
Other useful links:
- Tourist Language Handbook
Narita International Airport
From Tokyo Narita Airport, take the Narita Express train (NEX) to Tokyo, a trip that takes about one hour. There are frequent departures from the airport railway terminals.
From Tokyo take the Joetsu Shinkansen (bullet train) to Echigo-Yuzawa Station.