Special: Summer

Yoshida Fire Festival 2018

On August 26 and 27, the Yoshida fire festival is held. This festival is designated as one of “the three…

Otsuka Awa Odori 2018

The Otsuka Awa Odori (dance festival) has been held annually in late August since its start in Minami Otsuka in…

Emukae Sentourou (Thousand Lantern) Festival

Experience a festival over 500 years old with a lantern-lit night of wonder! This traditional event has been held for…

Shiiba Natsu Matsuri 2018

This year as well, summer festivals will be held at various areas of Shiiba Village! ・Shiiba Fireworks Display on Aug…

Kagoshima Kinko-wan Summer Night Big Fireworks Display 2018

This festival, which started in 2000, is a symbol of summer in Kagoshima. It is a waterfront having the world-famous…

Kumano Grand Fireworks Festival 2018

With Yoshino Kumano National Park’s Onigajo in the background, the splendor of a magnificent fireworks scroll spreads out before you…

Gangara Fire Festival 2018(Osaka)

Gangara Fire Festival is a traditional event since 1644. huge pine torches which is about 4 meters long and weighs…

Noboribetsu Jigoku Matsuri 2018

Once a year the gateway to hell opens and the demons of Hell Valley come out for a procession down…

Nagareyama Fireworks Display 2018

The same day held with Misato Summer Festival, this event will launch 14,000 fireworks. Synchronize music and light “Nagareyama Sky…

Misawa Summer Festival 2018

An annual summer festival in Misawa. You can enjoy Mikoshi, cosutyume parade and more.

Japanese High School Baseball Championship (Summer Kōshien 2018)

The National High School Baseball Championship (全国高等学校野球選手権大会 zenkoku kōtō gakkō yakyū senshuken taikai) of Japan, commonly known as “Summer Kōshien”…

Wind chime Festival 2018 (NARA)

In your tassels Kannon, the summer of each year, will be held the “Wind chime Festival” for two months. Wind…

Mori no Beer Garden 2018

Mori no Beer Garden(Beer Garden in forest) is open this summer. At the garden, you can enjoy draft beer and…

Somen Nagash at Heikedani 2018

Somen are very thin—less than 1.3 mm in diameter—white Japanese noodles made of wheat flour. The noodles are usually served…