Revitalize Your Heart with Colorful Lanterns
Aomori in Winter – Hirosaki City Sightseeing – A Journey With Nebuta, Tsugaru Shamisen, and Gourmet Food!Read Later
You can reach Shin-Aomori Station from Tokyo Station in about 3 hours by taking the “Hayabusa” Tohoku Shinkansen. Switch to the standard train line for about 40 minutes, and you will reach Aomori Prefecture’s Hirosaki. Here I will report on that area in the wintertime.
Enjoy Brilliant Fireworks, Warm Christmas Songs, and Local Gourmet Food Stalls.
Kochi’s 2018 Yosakoi FestivalRead Later
Have you heard of the “Yosakoi Festival”? It’s a very striking festival, in which dancers with wooden clappers called “naruko” dance along to the beat. The festival was first held over 60 years ago, and it has become such a popular phenomenon both in Japan and worldwide that it is currently held in 18 different locations across the world.
Kochi is the original home of the Yosakoi Festival.
1.4 million colorful lights warmly greet visitors to the Okinawa Children’s World Zoo and Museum. The celebration’s main event, “Lights, Snow, and Fireworks Super laser beam,” will be upgraded, and the park also features other events such as a “Horror Night Zombie Area” and a large Santa Claus in the middle of the lake!
Situated smack dab in the center of the Dogenzaka area of Shibuya, which is said to be Japan’s leading trend-setting location, you'll find one of the best nightclubs in Tokyo: SOUND MUSEUM VISION! Starting with the main floor, GAIA, which features a world-class sound system, the club also has 4 other sub-floors catering to different styles. You'll find all the best artists from all over Japan and the rest of the world here; you're sure to leave completely satisfied. Come check it out!
At the Alternative Theater in Yurakucho in Tokyo, Japanese Samurai Entertainment “ALATA” has been played. Since it is a non-verbal (language-free) performance, there are rarely no lines by characters. Instead, the story is told through images, music, dynamic dance and Japanese sword actions. For the performance to be enjoyed by people from all countries, the show is packed with unique Japanese cultural factors.
On September 9 & 10, 2017, the Jozenji Street Jazz Festival in Sendai will be held around Sendai’s Jozenji Street, which is lined with many trendy cafés and dessert bars.