14 Jul
16 Jul

Sawarano Taisai Natsu Matsuri ~ Grand Festival of Sawara ~

Katori City, Chiba Pref.

Over 100 Years Over 100 Years Night Night See See Kanto Kanto

【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】The Grand Festival of Sawara is "Little Edo" (Sawara's nickname from the old days)'s most celebrated event, consisting of the summer "Yasaka-jinja Gionsai" festival and the autumn...

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14 Jul

Nachi no Ogi Matsuri

Higashimuro County, Wakayama Pref.

Over 100 Years Over 100 Years Afternoon Afternoon See See Kansai Kansai

Nachi no Ogi Matsuri is the grand annual festival of Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine. When Emperor Jimmu (the founding emperor of Japan, and the patriarch of its royal lineage) entered...

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14 Jul
17 Jul

Kurosaki Gion Yamakasa

Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Pref.

Over 400 Years Over 400 Years All Day All Day See See Kyushu Kyushu

The Kurosaki Gion Yamakasa is a festival celebrated during mid-to-late July by parishioners of Okada, Kasuga, and Ichinomiya Shrines. It is said to have began in the year 1605, and...

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12 Jul

Kuki Lantern Festival

Kuki City, Saitama Pref.

Over 100 Years Over 100 Years Night Night

The "Tennousama" is Kuki's annual lantern festival held on the 12th and 18th of July. It has been continued for approximately 230 years since 1783. It is said that the...

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16 Jul
17 Jul

Shiogama minato matsuri

Shiogama City, Miyagi Pref.

Afternoon Afternoon See See Tohoku Tohoku

Shiogama Minato Matsuri began right after the ending of the Second World War in hopes of reviving the industry and well-being of the people of Shiogama. It is now regarded...

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