INSIGHT: Training to be a professional snowsports child athlete

Hokkaido Ski Club’s ski/snowboard instructor and guide, Adir Sharon, shares his experiences as a coach for professional snowboard child athletes. He explains why having fun and becoming passionate about ski or snowboarding are the most important elements for any child who is learning, regardless of whether or not he/she will become a professional snowsports athlete. Skiing and […]

How to make an origami snowflake

Make your own origami snowflake with our DIY

The winter is months away and you, your family and friends are longing for the fun and excitement of snow white ski holidays. How do you get inspired? Get creative with our DIY Origami Snowflake! Origami is often associated with Japanese culture and paper folding. It is a most fascinating art form that uses transforms […]

Sapporo Snow Festival: A highlight of the snow season

Lit up sculpture at Sapporo snow festival

The Sapporo Snow Festival, called Sapporo Yuki Matsuri in Japanese, is held across three main sites over 1 week in February. It is considered one of Japan’s most popular winter events. It attracts over 2 million visitors from Japan and around the world every year. This year marks the 18th anniversary of the snow festival. […]