Events in Japan

October - 10 : Jyu-gatsu

Events in Japan

One of the largest autumn festivals held in the south of Chiba prefecture, the area formerly called  Awa or Naso Land govern by the Samurai Family "Boso Satomi" about 500 years ago. The festival includes Samurai parade and performances at the beach.

An art event held in Kakegawa City, known for green tea production and its beautiful landscape of tea fields. During this event, art works will be exhibited all around the city. They also hold various art programs including workshops.

The Oeshiki held at Kishibojin Temple is a Buddhist memorial service on the anniversary of the holy priest Nichiren’s death and is also a festival dedicated to the goddess Kishibojin (Hariti). During the Oeshiki many food stalls line around the temple and thousands of people parade on streets there.

Sawara-no Taisai is a traditional festival held in Sawara, a natural waterway district, known for the cherished old townscape. With a 300-year history, Sawara Taisai is designated as a significant intangible folk cultural asset of Japan.

The largest festival held at Nikko Toshogu Shrine in the historic area of Nikko. This event takes place in spring and autumn. Though the festival held in autumn is smaller than it in spring, autumn is a great season to enjoy the beautiful scenery of mountains in Nikko, covered with colorful leaves.

A traditional festival held at Shirahama-jinja, the oldest shrine in Izu region. The 3-day festival includes various events, such as the bonfire and fire works dedicated to the gods in seven Izu islands.

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & ASIA) is one of Asia’s largest international short film festivals which will hold “Autumn Screening ” as a tie-up with the 30th edition of Tokyo International Film Festival.

The 6th open-air market held at Tokyo Kusei Kaikan in Iidabashi. Regional goodies from villages in Gunma prefecture will be sold at the stalls. Tourist information on those villages is also available.