Category: Festival

Niigata Festival, Niigata

There are a variety of events in three days The Niigata Festival is said to have begun the “Sumiyoshi ” which will invite the object of worship to Tsumoto-jinja Shrine...

Kyoto Gozan Okuribi, Kyoto

“Daimonji” is a symbol of Kyoto Gozan Okuribi (Mountain Bonfire) is a summer tradition that is also counted in the four major events in Kyoto. It is said that traditional...

Bon Festival of Nishimonai, Akita

Traveler from the different world “Bon Festival of Nishimonai” which is counted in the three major Bon Festival in Japan. It is an event of Ugomachi in Akita prefecture, a...

Pantu Festival, Okinawa

Designated as an important intangible folk cultural property Among the islands in Okinawa, there are strange festivals held in the Shimajiri area in the northern part of the Miyakojima Island,...

Kurama Fire Festival, Kyoto

Counted as the Kyoto Three Great Fire Festival Kurama Fire Festival is the annual festival of Yuki-jinja Shrine in Kurama, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City. Every year, it will be held...

Yasurai Matsuri Festival, Kyoto

Designated as an important intangible folk cultural property “Yasurai Matsuri Festival” is a festival held in Kita Ward, Kyoto City. It is known as the Grand Festival held in “Imamiya-jinja...

Himeji Castle Festival, Hyogo

The festival has started just after the Second World War The Himeji-jo Castle is a landmark in Himeji-shi, Hyogo with a nickname of “the Castle of White Heron”. The “Himeji...