Good Health (Australia) - - Well Travelled -

To go with the brac­ing moun­tain scenery and glis­ten­ing streams of the ski re­sort set­ting, Japan’s largest out­door mu­sic event has a fo­cus on all things eco. Elec­tri­cal power comes from bio diesel and so­lar power, there’s an NGO Vil­lage and an Or­ganic Vil­lage with a flea mar­ket sell­ing hand-made in­stru­ments and craft­work.

Along with the head­line acts – Go­ril­laz, Aphex Twin, Fa­ther John Misty and Björk in 2017, plus a stel­lar ar­ray of Ja­panese tal­ent – fun runs, sports climb­ing and drum work­shops fea­ture on the pro­gram.

Lo­cal ryokan and min­shuku ac­com­mo­da­tion books out way ahead but nearby ski re­sorts of­fer an al­ter­na­tive to the camp­site on the ad­join­ing golf course. fu­

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