Festivals & Events

2016.12.22
Let’s celebrate the New Year with a SAMURAI ceremony using real Japanese swords and a Sake Party!
Have you ever seen the ritual of purification using a real Japanese sword and a performance with traditional instruments? You can experience Japanese
2016.12.17
The annual fabric dyeing festival, “Some no Komichi”
Every February an event known as “Some no Komichi” (染の小道) turns the river and streets of Nakai town in Shinjuku ward into a gallery filled with displa
Events for the second half of December
2016.12.07
We wish you a happy new year! “Events for the second half of December”.
Thurs, 15 to Sun, 18 December(2016): Kasuga Wakamiya On-matsuri in Nara city, Nara This festival has a history of 800 years. Kasuga Taisha Shrine i
2016.11.30
See the parade of Samurai in the town associated with Yoshida Shoin!
Shōin-Jinjamae is a town about a 30-minute train ride from Shibuya. There are about 150 shops that surround the station, and the area mixes old-school
2016.11.12
Let’s visit various factories in the town of the Tokyo Skytree tower, where you can get a close look at the manufacturing processes for various made-in-Japan products.
Have you ever imagined how the products supporting our daily life in Japan are produced? The Sumida Ward in Tokyo has been a district of craftsmen
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2016.11.03
Various events are held in Hakata during autumn! I will introduce two big events from the annual Hakata-Akihaku!
Hi! It’s HIDE from “Bura Bura Fukuoka”. Hakata-Akihaku is held in October and November every year in the Hakata Ward of Fukuoka Prefecture. It consis
shopping arcade Kira Kira Tachibana
2016.10.28
In the shadow of the Tokyo Sky Tree. Take a look around the downtown shopping arcade, Kira Kira Tachibana. Heart warming, retro, and sparkling with life!
The aptly named ‘Kira Kira’ (sparkling) Tachibana Shopping Arcade is a ten-minute walk from Keisei-Hikifune Station on the Keisei Oshiage Line in the
Kyogen: Busu
2016.10.18
Watch traditional Japanese performing arts at the Edo Tokyo Museum!
The Edo Tokyo Museum will host Noh and Kyogen Performances on stage this coming December. The performances will be played with English captions and th
2016.09.16
The Fabulous “Nara To-kae” candle light festival decorates the mysterious Nara evening!
【Contents】 Nara To-kae is an event that has been held around Nara Park at the beginning of August every year since 1999. During its 10-day period, ca
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2016.09.07
A festival of goldfish!! You can't miss the 10th anniversary of the “ART AQUARIUM”.
The ART AQUARIUM exhibitions are produced by Hidetomo Kimura and Art aquarium artists. It is now in it’s 10th year, and these exhibitions are held in
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2016.08.20
【Tadaima Japan×Japonism in Beauty】Free trial! How about making your debut at a hair salon in Tokyo?
Tadaima Japan is recruiting applicants for a trial hair care experience (haircut, hair & scalp care, and head massage) at a top-class, fashionable
Kumamoto_Asozan
2016.06.15
Create your own trip! Travel Japan freely by rental car.
You want to travel freely all over Japan without caring about a train or bus schedule, don’t you? If you want to get around easier at your own pace, w
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2016.06.11
Get ready for the Sumida River Fireworks Festival!
The Sumida river fireworks festival is big summer attraction for Tokyoites. Last year more than 800,000 people visited. Furthermore, during recent yea
Odawara Reitaisai Festival
2016.04.27
It’s coming again this year! Matsubara Shrine’s Reitaisai Festival is the most energetic period in Odawara! (3rd to 5th May)
It’s a festival held in Odawara city, Kanagawa Prefecture from 3rd to 5th May. This festival is for the enshrined grand god of Odawara, and these thre
Tulips
2016.04.25
Let’s go to the Tulip festival at Echigo Kyuryo Park and see two hundred thousand tulips in bloom!
Each city in Japan has its own designated flower that represents the city. Niigata Prefecture and Toyama Prefecture both have tulips as their designat