Urayasu Sanja Festival
The Urayasu Sanja Reitaisai is a regular joint festival of three shrines in Urayasu City, Seiryu, Toyouke, and Inari Shrine...
This festival gets its name, Ohashiri ("to run") from the way the omikoshi(portable shrine), is carried; in a way that...
The Sanja Matsuri
The Sanja Matsuri is an annual festival of Asakusa Shrine, located in Taito ward of Tokyo. It is said to...
Edosaki Gion Matsuri
This festival is a tradition particular to this region that has continued for over 400 years. Eight floats circle the...
Akasaka Hikawa Shrine Annual Grand Festival
The Akasaka Hikawa Shrine, host of this festival, is one of the Tokyo Jusha (10 selected shrines out of the...
日本三大喧嘩祭 伊萬里神社御神幸祭 伊万里トンテントン
The Imari Tontenton is a Shinko-sai festival at Imari Shrine, located on the riverbanks of Imari river in Imari City...
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...
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...
Nachi no Ogi Matsuri
Nachi no Ogi Matsuri is the grand annual festival of Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine. When Emperor Jimmu (the founding emperor...
Shiogama minato matsuri
Shiogama Minato Matsuri began right after the ending of the Second World War in hopes of reviving the industry and...
On a sunny summer Marine Day (national holiday), many portable mikoshi shrines gather at the beautiful Nishihama beach on the...
Yamaguchi Gion Festival
When it first began, Ouchi Hiroyo, the man in charge of Yamaguchi, was modeling the city after Kyoto, and when...
Osaka Tenmangu Shrine was built in the late Heian period during the 3rd year of Tenryaku era (949 AD), enshrining Sugawara no Michizane as...
【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】On the 4th Saturday of every July, The Yamaage Festival is held from the prior Friday to...
Noda Mikoshi Parade
The Noda Mikoshi Parade is the summer highlight of Noda City in Chiba Prefecture. Their mikoshi, or portable shrines, are...
Hachinohe Sansha Taisai Festival
【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】The Hachinohe Sansha Taisai Festival has over 290 years of history and tradition, and is listed as...
The Hinokuni Matsuri is the summer festival of Kumamoto center city goers. Starting with an opening event on the first...
Tejikara Fire Festival, Summer
Bare-chested and ecstatic men carry torched mikoshi as they blow up fire sparks like a red hot waterfall. The sight...