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...
Abare Matsuri is a fierce festival registered as Ishikawa Prefecture's intangible folk cultural asset. The celebration signifies the arrival of...
Held annually on July 6th (eve festival) and 7th (main festival) at the Haguro Shrine, the Murakami-taisai is an intangible folk cultural...
Sawarano Taisai Natsu Matsuri ~ Grand Festival of Sawara ~
【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】The Grand Festival of Sawara is "Little Edo" (Sawara's nickname from the old days)'s most celebrated event...
Kuki Lantern Festival
The "Tennousama" is Kuki's annual lantern festival held on the 12th and 18th of July. It has been continued for...
Arei Jinja Reitaisai
Arei Jinja is an ancient shrine with a history of over 1,300 years. The Arei Jinja Reitaisai is a Senza-sai—a...
Shiogama minato matsuri
Shiogama Minato Matsuri began right after the ending of the Second World War in hopes of reviving the industry and...
Nachi no Ogi Matsuri
Nachi no Ogi Matsuri is the grand annual festival of Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine. When Emperor Jimmu (the founding emperor...
On a sunny summer Marine Day (national holiday), many portable mikoshi shrines gather at the beautiful Nishihama beach on the...
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...
Iida Toroyama Matsuri
The Iida Toroyama Matsuri is a Kasuga Shrine ritual held in Iida, Suzu City, located on the Noto Peninsula of...
Yamaguchi Gion Festival
When it first began, Ouchi Hiroyo, the man in charge of Yamaguchi, was modeling the city after Kyoto, and when...
Aizu Tajima Gionsai
The sound of Shangiri—the festive chanting of Tajima Gion Zōshi—echoes though the air. This is the annual celebration of Tajima’s...
Warei Taisai Uwajima Ushi-oni Matsuri
The Warei Taisai Uwajima Ushi-oni (Demonish Bull) Matsuri is one of Shikoku’s ne of the most famous summer festivals held...
Osaka Tenmangu Shrine was built in the late Heian period during the 3rd year of Tenryaku era (949 AD), enshrining Sugawara no Michizane as...
Tobata Gion Oyamagasa Festival
【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】This regional tradition has over 200 years of history. Dedicated to the Gion Matsuri, the four large...
Edosaki Gion Matsuri
This festival is a tradition particular to this region that has continued for over 400 years. Eight floats circle the...
【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】On the 4th Saturday of every July, The Yamaage Festival is held from the prior Friday to...
Shibukawa Bellybutton Festival
Shibukawa City has proclaimed itself as the "belly button of Japan" since 1984, for locating at the very center of...
Shinshu Miyota Ryujin Matsuri
The Ryujin Matsuri is a festival of dancing dragons, based on the local legend of ""Ryujin Saburo"". After starting with the...