Festivals & Events

Herding deer
2016.04.03
Deer herding to the beautiful sounds of a horn in Nara!
Herding deer started in 1892 with the establishment of a shelter for deer called Rokuen. The building was lost during the war, but rebuilt, and they h
2016.03.07
<Special Event>The Hokkaido Shinkansen Line is finally opening! Learn special tips for traveling around Hokkaido and Tohoku!
The Hokkaido Shinkansen Line will open on March 26, 2016, allowing rail travel between Tokyo and Hakodate (Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station) in about 4 ho
Bushotai Group
2016.02.06
【Special Event: Feb. / Mar.2016】Here comes the much-loved Bushotai Group to Asakusa! “SAMURAI & NINJA SHOW”
Travel 400 years back in time to Japan’s Warring States era with this one hour interactive show!
Customs for February
2016.01.28
【WINTER】Japanese Customs for February
Wed, 3rd February: Setsubun Setsubun is a day that marks the changing of the seasons, and especially marks the day before Risshun, the day when spr
Events for the second half of February
2016.01.27
【SPRING】Enjoy spring flowers and a snow festival! Events for the second half of February 2016
Wed, 10th February to Thurs, 10th March: The 26th Annual Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival in Kawazu city, Shizuoka Prefecture Cherry blossoms in Kawa
Events for February
2016.01.14
【WINTER】Festivals before spring! Events for early February.
Wed, 3rd February: Honjo-ji Temple’s Oni Dance in Sanjo city, Niigata Prefecture The 3rd of February is a day called “Setsubun”, and is the start o
Customs for January
2015.12.30
【WINTER】Japanese Customs for January: Happy New Year!
1st January to 7th January, The first visit to a shrine Hatsumode, or the first visit to a shrine, is a custom for new year in Japan. We wish for s
Events for the second half of January
2015.12.23
【WINTER】 Events for the second half of January
Friday, January 15th: The “throwing of the groom”, or “Mukonage” in Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture Every winter, a ritual called Mukonage is held in
The venue
2015.12.13
Sexy and grand! A report on a pole dance competition.
Pole dancing is popular in Japan as entertainment and as a sport! I have participated in the past and remember the days when I used to excite the audi
The Samurai show
2015.11.27
The Nagoya Bushotai group is on stage in Asakusa!
Asakusa is a popular destination for foreign tourists, because of its traditional Japanese culture. We heard that we can see Nagoya’s samurai show her
Hagoita-ichi
2015.11.26
"Toshi-no-ichi Hagoita-ichi," an end of the year event that presents an array of Tokyo traditional craft items
A major year-end event that is bustling from morning till night The Toshi-no-ichi (Year-end Fair) is held each year from December 16th through 19th
Daffodils
2015.11.19
3 million daffodils nodding in a field! The Tsumekisaki Daffodil Festival starts December 20th! 【Shizuoka Prefecture】
The festival is held from Sunday, December 20th 2015 to Wednesday, February 10th 2016. There is a wide variety of nature in Shimoda city, Shizuok
chichibu-yo-matsur
2015.11.11
A festival for the secret date between the God of Mount Bukō and Myoken Bosatsu, “Chichibu-Yo matsuri”.(Saitama Pref.)(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/kg6CLe95xpE The highlight is Kasaboko-lifting, held on the 3rd night. “Chichibu-Yo Matsuri” is a regular rite of autumn and festiva
Shichi-go-san
2015.11.09
A festival to wish for the growth of children ages three, five, and seven. “Shichi-go-san”
It’s a day to celebrate children’s growth. You might see children dressed in Kimono during the sunny days of November. Their parents, grandparents,
Events for early December
2015.11.05
Events for early December - The Best 3 Recommended Local Festivals.
Fri, 2 to Sat 3 December: Chichibu Night Festival in Chichibu city, Saitama Prefecture Chichibu Night Festival, or Chichibu Yomatsuri is an annual