The Hifuri "fire throwing" Matsuri, held on August 14th and 15th during the O-bon holiday, is a colorful summer classic. It is...
The Sakaki Matsuri is a festival of the people, and is a tradition that has been continued since the Muromachi...
Okinawa Zento Eisa Matsuri
Eisa is a dance performed during the O-bon holidays as a way to remember, pay respect, and to send off...
Ama town, Oki District
Ama-cho, where the lifestyle of days gone still remains strong, boasts rich nature and is listed as "one of the...
Yoshida’s Fire Festival
One of Japan's three major strange festivals, this fire festival held annually on August 26th and 27th at both the...
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...