Chichibu Ondo Festival 2023

Chichibu Ondo Festival in 2023. I feel like I’ve probably written this about 364 other times on this website, but the Chichibu district¹ is famous for having a festival (almost) ‘every day of the year’! Within the hundreds of festivals on annually some are bigger and better known than others.Read More →

Terasaka Rice Terrace candle night and firefly viewing

I am delighted to announce that, for the first time in four years, the Terasaka Rice Terraces will have a firefly and candle night… Terasaka Rice Terraces, Chichibu District, Saitama The Terasaka rice terraces are one of the largest rice terrace in Saitama Prefecture, boasting an area of approximately 52,000Read More →