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...
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...
Benkei was a monk famous for being tough and rugged, who left many legends during his lifetime over 800 years...
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...
Marimo is an algae that lives in lakes and is found growing in large sphere clusters only in Hokkaido's Lake...
【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】Takayama City, located in the Hida region of northern Gifu Prefecture, is often referred to as Hida-Takayama...
Sawarano Taisai Aki Matsuri ~ Grand festival of Sawara ~
【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】Held in a town with remaining atmospheres of the Edo period, the Grand Festival of Sawara is...
The Oeshiki is a Buddhist ritual held on the anniversary of the death of Nichiren, the founder the Nichiren sect...
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...
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...
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...
Jidai Matsuri Festival
The Jidai Matsuri Festival is widely known as one of the 3 major festivals of Kyoto, along with Aoi Matsuri...
Over 20,000 dancers stretched over hundreds of meters parade through the city streets cheerfully. Ohara Festival is Southern Kyushu's largest...
【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】The Karatsu Kunchi, a festival celebrated for a rich harvest and prosperity in business, features large floats...
Asakusa Tori-no-ichi (Ichi no Tori)
Tori-no-ichi is a market held at Otori Shrine in Asakusa, Tokyo. The “Ichiban-taiko” drums struck at midnight signaling the beginning...