Events in Japan
April - 4 : Shi-gatsu
- Category: Events in Japan | April
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.
The giant Japanese wisteria standing by the building of Mr.Inoue’s at Mikawashima Town in Arakawa-ku Ward, Tokyo, begins to bloom in late April, lasts for 1 or 2 weeks. This tree was only 60cm tall when it first bloomed, but, now has grown to 12m high. This 1973-born wisteria is called Fuji-no Otaki 藤の大滝, means the wisteria blooming like a large waterfall, and has been designated as a preserved tree by Arakawa municipal government.
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.
A traditional festival held at Asakusa Sensoji Temple to celebrate Buddha’s birthday.
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