Okuma Kabuto Matsuri
The Okuma Kabuto Matsuri is the grand festival of Kumakabuto Arakashihiko Shrine (also known as the Kumakabuto Shrine). The festival...
Syusseno Ishidan Matsuri
Shusseno Ishidan Matsuri is a biyearly festival held at the Atago Shrine. The sight of mikoshi running up and down...
They say the Sendai Otsunahiki began over 400 years ago. Roughly 3,000 shirtless men wrapped in a white Sarashi compete...
The Master of Yin and Yang, Abe no Seimei (920-1005) was active in the mid Heian Era. As an astronomer...
Takaoka Daibutsu Matsuri
The Takaoka Daibutsu Matsuri is a cleaning ritual of the Takaoka Daibutsu (Buddha statue) that started in 1968. In the...
Saruka Jinja—built approximately 1,000 years ago—is famous in the Tsugaru region (southern Aomori Pref.) for its deity that governs agriculture...
The Kokiriko Festival is the Autumn festival of Hakusangu, a shrine designated as a national important cultural property, located in...
Every year on the 26th and 27th of September, this festival has been held at the Hotaka Shrine for over...
Nihonmatsu no Chouchin Matsuri
The Nihonmatsu no Chouchin Matsuri is designated as one of Fukushima Prefecture's important intangible folk cultural assets and boasts over...
Benkei was a monk famous for being tough and rugged, who left many legends during his lifetime over 800 years...
Naha Ohtsunahiki Matsuri ~NAHA GIANT TUG OF WAR FESTIVAL~
The Naha Giant Tug of War Festival, said to have started in 1450, boasts a long and proud history as...
The unique Nyu Matsuri, with over 200 years of history, is also known as the Warai Matsuri, or "Laugh Festival"...
The Danjiri Matsuri in Kishiwada
There are no other comparisons thinkable when it comes to the unparalleled relationship between Danjiri Matsuri and the people of...
Shirahigetawara Shrine Doburoku Matsuri
At this festival, a rare brew of Sake known as “Doburoku” (permitted to be brewed only in limited locations across...
Jidai Matsuri Festival
The Jidai Matsuri Festival is widely known as one of the 3 major festivals of Kyoto, along with Aoi Matsuri...
Hitachi Furyumono（Kamine Shrine daisairei）
The Hitachi Furyumono is not the name of the festival, but the name of the giant floats containing several different...