Events in Japan

April - 4 : Shi-gatsu

Events in Japan

One of the largest art events held in Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture. Contains 27 traditional plays and 16 performances, people can experience Japanese culture and the traditional entertainments from Kabuki, Noh, Kyogen and Kagura plays to Taiko drumming, Shamisen guitar play and more.

One of the largest drum festivals in Japan. A number of drum player groups gather at Narita Shinshoji Temple and show their powerful drumming performance. 

A traditional festival held at Asakusa Sensoji Temple to celebrate Buddha’s birthday. 

A large food festival held at Hibiya Park near the Imperial Palace in Central Tokyo. About 60 restaurants from Hokkaido to Okinawa join in this event and offer their signature dishes cooked with fresh seafood, meat, and vegetables locally produced in Japan. Signature dishes sold at their food stalls include Shushi and Ramen, offered at reasonable price.

This is an event held to promote motorsports in Japan. Admission is free.

This street festival is held at Komatsubashi Dori Street in the northern district of Asakusa, situated at the back of Sensoji Temple. The highlight is the parade of people in a gorgeous costume of Kimono, walk down the street fringed with cherry trees called Ichiyo Yae Sakura. 

Advance Electronic & Mechatronic Devices and Components Exhibition where professionals search for the future

People in traditional Japanese dress and in Samurai costume parade along streets. Dance performance is also held in Shakuji-koen Park.