Seasonal

morning glory
2015.08.11
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
2015.08.07
Events for early September; Get a sense for autumn.
Photo by: 歴史探訪京都からー旧木津川の地名を歩く会ー Tue, 1st September: Oumi Nakayama Imokurabe Matsuri in Shiga Prefe
2015.08.04
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
2015.07.31
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
2015.07.30
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
2015.07.27
Customs for August
Sat, 1st August: Hassaku This old custom is also called “Ta-no-mi-no-sekku”and its for giving the
2015.07.22
“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
2015.07.21
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
eel
2015.07.17
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”!
2015.07.13
Hakata’s largest summer festival, “Kazari Yamakasa”!
Hi everyone! I’m Nagabuchi from “Bura Bura Fukuoka”. I’ll introduce the Hakata Gion Yamakasa. Yam
2015.07.06
Seasonal customs for July
Wed, 1st July: “Yamabiraki” or the opening of a mountain to climbers. This is the first day of th
2015.06.11
Recommended events for the second half of June!
Friday, 19th June: “Ishigaki-shi Haryusen Taikai” in Ishigaki city, Okinawa This is a traditional
2015.06.05
Seasonal customs for June
Monday June 1st: Koromogae (Seasonal change of clothing) Schools and companies that use uniforms
rainy-season
2015.05.25
The arrival of rain in Japan: Be prepared for it and enjoy “Tsuyu,” the infamous rainy season!
From Spring to Summer Spring is the nicest season of the year, but soon it will be the rainy seas
2015.02.24
The earliest cherry blossoms are now in full bloom! “Atami bairin Ume matsuri,” a plum blossom (ume) festival.
Traditionally, “Hanami” was for viewing plum blossoms (ume), not cherry blossoms. What do you i