Events in Japan

May - 5 : Go-gatsu

Events in Japan

Has a hundred thousand of Azalea flower in 40 different varieties, covers the 35000 square meter garden at Omuroyama Park, Izu. 

Kasama, a historic town known for its pottery production, holds a large garden located on a hill top, blessed with stunning views of 8500 Azalea trees. The flowers are usually in full bloom between the end of April and the beginning of May, when this festival is held. Kasama-inari, a shrine with a history of 1350 years, also has a large tree of glorious Wisteria that will be in full bloom around the same season.

The largest festival held at Nikko Toshogu Shrine in the historic area of Nikko. This event takes place in spring and autumn. The highlight is Yabusame Horseback Archery put on at the approach to the Toshogu Shrine and the Samurai parade.

Adachi Fish Market opens to the public on a Saturday (usually on the second Saturday) every two months. The next market is held on May 13th(Sat) from 9:00 to 11:00 AM. The lively marketplace will be packed with people excited at getting fresh seafood.

Boso-no-Mura is an open air museum operated by Chiba prefecture, has a park with exhibits of Japanese buildings backing to the old Japan of 150 years ago. A number of hands-on events are held during this festival, good for families. Admission: 300 JP Yen/ Adult (Free for children under 15 years old)

A large traditional festival held at Ookunitamajinja Shrine in Fuchu, in the west Tokyo. Has a history of over 1000 years, nearly 700 thousand people come to this festival every year. The highlight is the parade of Mikoshi (portable shrines) carrying and the drumming ceremony.

A large exhibition for live entertainment industry. This trade show is focused on LED display, pro-lighting, pro-audio and other equipment/ services related to the live entertainment industry. 

Japanese traditional dances such as Noh and Kyogen put on in honour the deities.