Events in Japan
September - 9 : Ku-gatsu
Garden Place in Shibuya. 4 cities in northern greater Tokyo (Kitakan) take part to sell fresh vegetables and their local specialties; Japanese pickles, sweets, Sake, Natto, sausages, cheeses and more.
This local event takes place at Yushima, an old town in Bunkyo-ku ward, has streets where cats often walk around at a leisurely pace. During this event, some of the shops and cafes in the area will offer specials all related to cats or Neco.
The origin of this festival is a ginger market held about 1000 years ago. The highlight will be on Saturday and Sunday during the festival period, includes a traditional dance at Shiba-daijingu Shrine and Mikoshi carrying parade. Many food stalls will line the streets there.
Founded more than 1000 years ago, Hikawa-jinja Shrine is a historical shrine lies in a very central area of Tokyo, surrounded by modern buildings. During this festival, large doll floats and Mikoshi(miniature shrine) will parade around the streets in Akasaka town.
A traditional performing arts festival held in Narita City. Performers from the city and other regions in Japan will take part to show their traditional dance and music. Yuru-chara mascot characters will also gather around.
The Gajoen is a museum hotel in Meguro, Tokyo, knowns for stunning design of interiors, holds an artistic floral arrangement show.
Nezu-jinja Shrine is a historic shrine founded 1900 years ago, lies in Ya-ne-sen (Yanaka Nezu Sendagi) area known as a tourist spot off the beaten path. During this festival, Mikoshi parade and the traditional dance will be performed.
Fire Walking or Hiwatari is a ceremony where prayers walk through over burning small pieces of wood "Gomaki" in the hope of welfare of its people and dreams to come true.
Yabusame is the art of shooting arrows on horseback, performed as a traditional ceremony that derives from horse riding exercises for Samurai warriors.