The couple in Yukata.
How to enjoy “Yukata” in Japan
Yukata is a typical kind of Kimono, worn during the summer. It used to be called yukata-bira, which
“Bon-odori”dance festival is held everywhere in Japan during the summer season.
“Bon-odori”as a community . Japan is now in the middle of summer. This season is also called “Obo
morning glory
Let’s see the Japanese “morning glory”, the beloved flower of summer!
The beloved flower of summer, the Morning Glory What kind of flowers bloom in your country during
Okinawa Eisaa Matsuri
Events for early September; Get a sense for autumn.
Fri, 1st September 2017: Oumi Nakayama Imokurabe Matsuri in Shiga Prefecture Photo by: 歴史探訪京都からー旧木
Sparklers, a firework that is very different from skyrockets
Enjoy the summer with your friends and family with handheld fireworks. There are many fireworks f
summer holiday
Japan’s “real” summer has arrived! The summer holiday we all have been longing for is here!
The summer holiday has come! The rainy season is finished Japan, and the real summer has finally ar
Fuji Kawaguchi-ko Tourou-nagashi
The season to express your love to your ancestors: Events for the second half of August.
Sun, the 16th of August: Fuji Kawaguchiko Toro nagashi in Minamitsuru, Yamanashi Prefecture Tōrō na
Customs for August
Sat, 1st August: Hassaku This old custom is also called “Ta-no-mi-no-sekku”and its for giving the
“Kakigōri”, cold Japanese sweets with sweetened syrup for summer!
What does “氷” means? When summer comes, you’ll probably see flags which say “氷” hanging in front o
Aomori’s Nebuta Matsuri
The hot summer has finally come to Tohoku! Events for early August.
photo:norie1381 Mon, the 1st to Thurs, the 4th of August: Morioka Sansa Odori in Morioka city, Iwa
Let’s eat eel to survive the hot summer!“Doyo-no-ushi,” the day for eating eel.
Enjoy some eel to recharge yourself during the dog days of summer! Every year in July, you’ll commo
Hakata’s largest summer festival, “Kazari Yamakasa”!
Hakata’s largest summer festival, “Kazari Yamakasa”!
Hi everyone! I’m Nagabuchi from “Bura Bura Fukuoka”. I’ll introduce the Hakata Gion Yamakasa. Yam
Seasonal customs for July
Wed, 1st July: “Yamabiraki” or the opening of a mountain to climbers. This is the first day of th
Recommended events for the second half of June!
Friday, 19th June: “Ishigaki-shi Haryusen Taikai” in Ishigaki city, Okinawa This is a traditional
Seasonal customs for June
Monday June 1st: Koromogae (Seasonal change of clothing) Schools and companies that use uniforms