Yamagata Hanagasa FestivalRead Later
This is one of the four major festivals of Tohoku. Lighting up the night in Yamagata is a splendid summer festival.
Okinawa Zento Eisa MatsuriRead Later
The Okinawa Zento Eisa Matsuri is held every year over the course of 3 days and boasts numbers of around 300,000 attendees. Eisa is one of Okinawa’s traditional performance arts, done to pay respects to and send off ancestors.
Tokyo Koenji Awa OdoriRead Later
Around 10,000 participants on 150 teams from across the country participate, and around 1 million people fill the area to spectate the events.
Tokushima City Awa OdoriRead Later
“Awa Odori,” which originated in Tokushima Prefecture, is a dance festival with around 400 years of history, and in present days it is danced all across Japan.
“Gekikara Gourmet Festival 2019,” Japan’s largest spicy food festival, is being held in Shinjuku’s Kabukicho! The festival features gourmet spicy dishes from restaurants around the world! This is a must-visit if you like spicy food!
Akita Kanto Festival has been registered as an Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property and is regarded as one of the three great festivals of the Tohoku region.
The Sendai Tanabata Matsuri is one of the three great festivals of the Tohoku region.
For three days every year, from August 6th through August 8th, you can see beautiful Tanabata decorations all across Sendai City.
The “Yoshida Fire Festival” is a joint festival held by both Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Shrine and Suwa Shrine, which is located on the former’s grounds. This festival is counted as both one of Japan’s 3 most unique festivals and one of Japan’s 10 great fire festivals.