Ogawa tanabata

The Ogawa Tanabata Festival was one of the few festivals on in the summer 2022. However, they didn’t have the usual fireworks display and unfortunately there won’t be fireworks again in 2023. Tanabata is the “star” festival, discerned by colorful paper streamers that adorn the streets. The Tanabata Festival inRead More →

Tunnel of pinwheels in Saitama Prefecture March 2022

Pinwheels Kawagoe – 風車・川越氷川神社。In 1922 Kawagoe City was inaugurated as the first ever city in Saitama Prefecture. Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine itself has been the heart and soul of Kawagoe for more than 1500 years. In celebration of the 100 anniversary the pinwheels are already up, much earlier than normal. Normally,Read More →