Oyamazumi Jinja Reitaisai
Oyamazumi Shrine on Omishima Island, located in the Seto inland sea, is the head-shrine of more than 10,000 Yamazumi Shrines...
Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Matsuri
The Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Matsuri is held annually in commemorating Kaga-han (roughly present day Ishikawa Pref.)'s founder Lord Maeda Toshiie's entry...
The festival traditionally began when Toyotomi Hideyoshi who conquered Japan made his army men pull the marine boats with ropes...
Bara Matsuri 〜Rose Festival~
Every year, from early June to early July, when roses are in peak season, the Rose Festival, or "Bara Matsuri"...
Otaue Matsuri “Seppetobe”
Seppetobe is a 400 year-old local rice-planting festival. Young men covered in mud drinking imo-shochu (distilled sake brewed from potatoes)...
YOSAKOI SORAN FESTIVAL
Sapporo, the city of snow during winter, becomes lush with green in June.In this city, the amazing festival YOSAKOI Soran...
Shirone Ootako Gassen
This festival has roughly 300 years of history, dating back to the Edo period. A large river called Shinanogawa runs...
Kiso Shikki-sai/Narai Shukuba-sai
Kiso-hirasawa in Shiojiri City, Nagano Prefecture, is a famous town for lacquer ware. Naraijuku, located about 2 km away, is...
Tsuzawa Yotaka Andon Matsuri
The Tzusawa Yotaka Andon Matsuri is held annually at night on the first Friday and Saturday of June in the...
Morioka & Takizawa City – Yahaba Town
This festival features approximately 100 horses dressed up in all colors imaginable, parading through the towns. The horses march a...
This festival has been marking the start of summer in Toba City for over 800 years. The locals love it...
Sennichi-Mairi Houzuki Ennichi
This festival is the origin of the many Houzuki (Japanese lantern plant) markets that have spread to many areas of...
【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】Gion Matsuri is an annual festival of the Yasaka Shrine located in Higashiyama of Kyoto, and is...
Hakata Gion Yamakasa
【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】The Hakata Gion Yamakasa is the Grand Gion Festival of the Kushida Shrine and is a service...
Narita Gion Festival
Narita Gion Festival began when the people of the town started celebrating along with Naritasan Shinsho-ji temple's Narita Gion-e event...
Held annually on July 6th (eve festival) and 7th (main festival) at the Haguro Shrine, the Murakami-taisai is an intangible folk cultural...
Kuki Lantern Festival
The "Tennousama" is Kuki's annual lantern festival held on the 12th and 18th of July. It has been continued for...
Nachi no Ogi Matsuri
Nachi no Ogi Matsuri is the grand annual festival of Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine. When Emperor Jimmu (the founding emperor...
Kurosaki Gion Yamakasa
The Kurosaki Gion Yamakasa is a festival celebrated during mid-to-late July by parishioners of Okada, Kasuga, and Ichinomiya Shrines. It...
Yamaguchi Gion Festival
When it first began, Ouchi Hiroyo, the man in charge of Yamaguchi, was modeling the city after Kyoto, and when...