Takaoka Mikurumayama Matsuri
At this festival you will see seven beautifully decorated floats known as Mikurumayama. Each of the floats belongs to one...
The Chiryu Matsuri is a festival with an ancient and honorable origin featuring magnificent floats, held in Chiryu City, Aichi...
【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】Seihakusai, the grand annual festival of O-tokonushi Shrine (Sanno Shrine), is the largest spring festival of the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Kakunodate Matsuri no Yamagyouji
【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】The Kakunodate Matsuri started in the 1600's. A rare festival of Japan, it is co-held by both...
The Oeshiki is a Buddhist ritual held on the anniversary of the death of Nichiren, the founder the Nichiren sect...
Kitsune no Yomatsuri
This Festival started in 1989 and is based on the folktale of Fujigoro Kitsune, the story of a fox handed...
Niihama Taiko Festival
The Niihama Taiko Festival is an autumn festival held in celebration of good harvest. It is a sacred ritual and...