Events in Japan
June - 6 : Roku-gatsu
The iris garden at the Edogawa River Bank is filled with 50000 iris flowers in 100 different varieties. Admission is free.
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & ASIA) is a qualifying film festival for the annual Academy Awards® and one of Asia’s largest international short film festivals.
Katsushika-ku Ward has a traditional iris garden "Horikiri Iris Garden" with a history of hundred years, has depicted in Ukiyoe woodblock prints by renowned artists such as Utagawa Hiroshige and Suzuki Harunobu.
Located in the western area of Tokyo Prefecture, this historic temple has 2700 Hydrangea in 200 different varieties, fill the temple ground and the hillside behind the building.
Tokyo Big Sight is supporting the young video creators' projection mapping contest "Tokyo International Projection Mapping Award". Application outline and the entry form can be found on the website. The closing date for entries is June 15th(Fri) 2018.
A local festival held at Shoubunuma-koen Garden in Ayase, Adachi-ku ward, where more than 8000 iris flowers will be in bloom, and Jazz music will be played under the trees. During the festival, a world-food festival will also take place in Ayase town. Admission is free for both.
Bunkyo Ajisai Matsuri (Hydrangea) Festival) is held at Hakusan-jinja shrine and the Hakusan-koen garden in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo. More than 3,000 hydrangeas will be in full bloom during the festival.
Atago-jinja Shrine is located on the hill top of Atagoyama or Mt Atago, the highest mountain in the 23 wards of Tokyo, at an altitude of 25.7m. Atago-jinja Shrine is known for the thrilling, steep stone stairs. On the hill top of Atagoyama there is also NHK Museum of Broadcasting, the admission is free.
A traditional festival held at Susano-jinja Shrine in Arakawa Ward, Tokyo. People in the town carry Mikoshi portable shrines and parade in the street around the shrine.
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