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“Karatsu Kunchi” is a major autumn festival, held November 2nd through 4th every year at Karatsu Shrine. The festival celebrates harvests.“Karatsu Kunchi” has been designated as an Important Intangible Folk Culture Asset of Japan, and in 2016 it was registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage as well.
Kagoshima – Ohara MatsuriRead Later
Kagoshima’s Ohara Matsuri is a lively, vibrant festival during which over 20,000 dancers parade through the city to the beat of songs like “Ohara-bushi,” a local folk song.
The Kyushu's No.1 Fireworks Contest is western Japan’s largest fireworks display, during which over 22,000 fireworks will be launched!
This exciting fall festival celebrated at Nagasaki City's Suwa Shrine is one you won't want to miss. With a history of over 370 years, it is the most famous festival in Nagasaki. At the Nagasaki Kunchi Festival you can watch dances which incorporate the influence of Portuguese, Dutch, and Chinese culture on the area. While watching the spectacular dragon dance, spectators encouragingly yell "Mottekoi!"which means "Encore!"
Introducing an Art Exhibit at Mifuneyama Rakuen Park in Saga: TeamLab's Kami-Sama ga Sumao MoriRead Later
Every summer, Mifuneyama Rakuen Park in Saga Prefecture holds an art exhibit, Kami-Sama ga Sumao Mori. This can be translated as "The Forest Where the Gods Live", designed by TeamLab.
A Festival Registered as a UNESCO World Intangible Heritage in 2016. It is a powerful festival, where a large number of men carry wheel-less mikoshi shrines on their shoulders throughout Hakata-ku.
「Marbre blanc cafe」 has a few branches in Fukuoka city.This time I visited the Daimyō branch which is only a 4 minute walk from Akasaka station(Fukuoka city).
Hakata Dontaku is a large festival, visited by over 2 million people, that is held annually on May 3rd and 4th. Events and parades are held at over 30 areas throughout the city, and many residents dress up and parade around with shamisen, taiko drums, and rice paddles.