Festivals & Events

Iizaka Kenka Matsuri
2015.09.11
“Iizaka Kenka Matsuri”in Fukushima, where 1-ton floats violently crash into each other(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/phpEqMEymDw Iizaka Kenka Matsuri is the best event to see during Fukushima's autumn schedule of festivals. The main festival in aut
Nihon-matsu Chochin (Lantern) Festival
2015.09.09
The“Nihon-matsu Chochin (Lantern) Festival”- 3,000 beautiful red paper lanterns swaying in the autumn evening sky!(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/jEbFocfsVl0 The Nihon-matsu Chochin (Lantern) Festival is held every year in Nihon-matsu, Fukushima Prefecture from October 4th to t
2015.09.08
How to Enjoy the “Chrysanthemum Festival” on September 9th
The September 9th and the chrysanthemum flowers are said to bring good luck. Here is why.
second half of September.
2015.08.26
【AUTUMN】The Best Japanese Festivals for the Second Half of September 2018
Horse riding archery, demonstrations of manhood or traditional costumes and dances; what's best?
【Shizuoka Oigawa Railway】 Thomas the Tank Engine & James the Red Engine that decided to run special trains in the Xmas season
2015.08.25
【Shizuoka Oigawa Railway】Thomas the Tank Engine & James the Red Engine that decided to run special trains in the Xmas season
2016 Summer [2016 Summer!!]Shizuoka Oigawa Railway will start accepting lottery-based ticket applications for Thomas the Tank Engine! (September 1
Bon-odori
2015.08.12
You too can experience Bon-Odori, the traditional dances of the Japanese summer.
Bon-odori can be seen everywhere during summer! Learn more about this tradition and where to see the 3 greatest bon dances festivals.
People and the ice to freeze before the precincts.
2015.08.07
An area of ice where the God of ice is enshrined, “Himuro Shirayuki” Festival
The Himuro Shirayuki Festival with the God of ice The festival started in August of last year (2014) at Himuro Shrine. 1300 years ago, the city w
2015.07.27
The locally managed fireworks festival “Naniwa Yodogawa Firework Festival,”in Osaka.【MOVIE】
Fireworks are a Japanese tradition. The rainy season in Japan is finally over and we are now entering the real summer! Fireworks festivals are held a
2015.07.23
From all over Japan, 40,000 participants! "Wanpaku Sumo" trains body and mind for courage and courtesy.
Wanpaku Sumo promotes the mental and physical health of children. 31th National Tournament. As a sport, Wanpaku Sumo is based on the importance o
2015.07.20
A real samurai battle right before your eyes.“Soma-Nomaoi”, a cavalry battle!(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/EdHa-2IYOc8 The 1000 year-long tradition of“Soma-Nomaoi” July and August are the two months in Japan when most festivals are held.
Hakata’s largest summer festival, “Kazari Yamakasa”!
2015.07.13
【SUMMER】Hakata’s largest summer festival, “Kazari Yamakasa”!
Hi everyone! I’m Nagabuchi from “Bura Bura Fukuoka”. I’ll introduce the Hakata Gion Yamakasa. Yamakasa are modeled after Kyoto’s Gion Matsuri. It
Yamahoko parade
2015.07.10
Kyoto’s 1,100 year summer festival, the“Gion Matsuri”(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/iUN61gtTeJk Gion Matsuri, in hopes for good health The summer has finally arrived! Gion Matsuri is held in Kyoto, again! The sound
2015.07.09
I want to see it at least once, the Hakata “Gion Yamakasa Festival !” The splendid display of men running through the town of Hakata during it. (MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/-mI4ucwgIHA A dedication ritual at Kushida Shrine that boasts over 770 years of tradition. Everywhere Japan, when people think of a
2015.07.03
Why is the “Nachi-no- Ōgi matsuri” held?(MOVIE)
A Shinto ritual held at the Nachi Falls and the Kumano Nachi Taisha to welcome the Kumano gods home. In the region of Kumano, the religious sites o