Festivals

June 12, 2018

Obon: A Festival For The Dead And The Living No ratings yet.

Obon お盆 is an annual Buddhist festival in Japan celebrated in honor of one's ancestors.
May 15, 2018

Celebrate Summer with a Bang at Sumida River Fireworks Festival No ratings yet.

Fireworks festivals are indispensable summer activity in Japan. If you plan to visit the country in summer, be sure to attend at least one event to experience the mind-blowing beauty...
May 2, 2018

The Best of Japanese Festivals in Shikoku No ratings yet.

Want to witness some of Japan’s more intriguing festivals? Then Shikoku Island is the place you should visit. Japanese festivals are centuries old...
April 25, 2018

Rock On! 3 Must-Go Summer Music Festivals in Japan No ratings yet.

Summer is the season for music festivals, where you can enjoy not just music but also mouth-watering food, colourful fireworks, fascinating company, and wonderful atmosphere...
April 23, 2018

10 Tips to Survive Summer Sonic Music Festival No ratings yet.

Have you heard about Summer Sonic? It’s one of the biggest and most anticipated music events in Japan, held concurrently in Tokyo (Chiba) and Osaka in August every...
April 12, 2018

Shibazakura, little flowers that would charm your heart 5/5 (1)

What do you do when you missed the blooming season for sakura and wisteria? Well, the early bird gets the worm but the second mouse gets the cheese!
March 6, 2018

Go to Kawazu for the famous Kawazu-zakura Cherry Blossom Festival No ratings yet.

The 2018 Kawazu-zakura Cherry Blossom Festival has already started on 10 February and will end on 10 March. Find out what it's all about!
November 27, 2017

3 Popular Winter Festivals in Tohoku Region No ratings yet.

Did you know that near Tokyo there lies the charismatic Tohoku region, with abundant snowfall, great winter condition, lesser crowds...
November 16, 2017

Celebrating Ganjitsu (New Year Day) in Japan 5/5 (1)

First of January or New Year’s Day is known as Ganjitsu in Japanese (“Gan” means beginning, and “Jitsu” means day). It is the most important holiday for...