Events in Japan
August - 8 : Hachi-gatsu
It is an event where you can experience the techniques of traditional craftsmanship which has supported Japan and the cutting-edge manufacturing technology. Admission Free
Omiya Nakasendo Festival is a traditional summer festival held in Omiya. The festival features Mikoshi (miniature shrines) floats parades. Taiko drumming and traditional dances will also be performed on the streets around JR Omiya Station (East exit) in the evening
A Tanabata Festival held at the Asagaya shopping street. The 700m-long street will be decorated with giant paper crafts, looking funny, cheap, artistic, surreal and chaotic that visitors will find 'Kawaii.'
Known as one of the three largest annual festivals established in the Edo period (1603-1868), Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri is such a popular traditional festival where 300,000 visitors come to see.
A large Japanese folk dance festival held in Hamacho-koen Park, Chuo-ku City. Local people in Yukata gather around a Yagura stage and dance together.
Began in 1957, Koenji Awa-odori dance festival became a popular event held every summer. 10,000 dancers will join, and a million visitors come to see their performance.
Hibiya Park Marunouchi Ondo Bon-odori Dance Festival is a large Japanese folk dance festival. People gather around a Yagura stage and dance together.
A night market held along Hinohara-kaido way in front of JR Musashi-Itsukaichi Station. Handmade lanterns line and shine in the marketplace has a calm and friendly atmosphere of the old town in Tokyo.
The festival takes place in Numata city. Gunma Prefecture. Numata city is on the way from central Tokyo to Minakami, a resort known for outdoor activities such as Rafting, Canyoning, and Skiing..
A traditional festival held at Suwa-jinja Shrine at Yanaka. During the festival, about 100 stalls will line the streets next to the shrine.
One of the largest float parade festivals held in greater Tokyo. 4000 people in traditional summer costume will dance and parade with 19 floats on Koshu-kaido Street.
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