Events in Japan
August - 8 : Hachi-gatsu
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..
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 big summer sale at nearly 480 shops and stores in Odaiba, coming up with special offers for foreign customers.
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.
Ryogoku Edo Noren, a restaurant area in JR Ryogoku station, situated near Edo-Tokyo Museum, will hold a special summer event to enjoy beers on every Friday and Saturday between Jul.27 and Sep.1.
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.
A summer event held at La Cittadella shopping and entertainment complex in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa. The show includes music and dance performance in neo-traditional Japanese style. Admission Free.
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
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.
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