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Hydrangea Festival in the Fuchu city local forest museum
Dates:
25/5/2019  -  30/6/2019

Every early summer a hydrangea festival is held in the Fuchu city local forest museum (Kyodo no Mori Museum) located in Tokyo’s Fuchu, when around 10,000 plants of hydrangea are in bloom amid the museum buildings in a traditional style, and the museum becomes an ideal destination for visitor to take a pleasant walk while viewing flowers.

Miyagi Prefecture – Sendai Aoba Festival
Dates:
18/5/2019  -  19/5/2019

The Sendai Aoba Festival is one of Sendai’s three major festivals. It was first held in 1655, making it a festival with a long-standing history behind it.t is an annually held festival of Aoba Shrine, which enshrines Date Masamune.

Tochigi, Ashikaga Flower Park -The Wisteria Festival 2019-
Dates:
13/4/2019  -  19/5/2019

Ashikaga Flower Park is a flower theme park located in Tochigi Prefecture’s Ashikaga City, around 80 kilometers from Tokyo. Flowers are available for viewing year-round in the park’s 92,000 square-meter area. One of the park’s particularly big draws is its wisteria flowers. The park holds over 350 wisteria trees, and it is Japan’s largest collection of wisterias.

“Kanda Matsuri” at Tokyo’s Kanda Shrine
Dates:
9/5/2019  -  15/5/2019

Kanda Matsuri is a religious festival held once every two years. This historic festival, called one of the “Three Great Edo Festivals” and the “Three Great Japanese Festivals,” has been held for over 400 years. The festival lasts for 7 days, but the most people come to see the “shinkousai” and “mikoshi miyairi,” held on Saturday and Sunday, during which you can see impressive displays of mikoshi carrying.

A Kyoto Spring Tradition, “Aoi Matsuri” (“Hollyhock Festival”)
Dates:
15/5/2019  -  15/5/2019

Aoi Matsuri is an annual festival of Shimogamo Shrine and Kamigamo Shrine. The official name of the festival is Kamo no Matsuri (Kamo Festival).Aoi Matsuri is one of the three major festivals in Kyoto, and it is known for having old-fashioned sense of refined grace. Out of modern-day Japanese festivals, Aoi Matsuri is one of the few festivals remaining that truly preserves old dynastic traditions.