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 →

shibazakura saitama

Information for the 2023 Shibazakura Matsuri, aka Moss Phlox Festival, on the Shibazakura Hill at Hitsujiyama Park in Chichibu. Shibazakura Hill Shibazakura are a dainty bright flower that create a striking colored carpet. In English, the most common name is moss phlox (phlox subulata). Shibazakura no Oka (Moss Phlox Hill)Read More →

Ogano spring festival kabuki

The beautiful, lively spring festival, filled with traditional Japanese performances, is scheduled for the first time in four years. Moreover, it is in the scenic Ogano town. Unlike many other city and towns that have their main festival in the summer, Ogano’s principal festival is this spring one. It isRead More →

Naked Inc Projective mapping and illumination event Naked Night Walk in Chichibu with a Night Illumination train

NAKED Night Walk and Night Illumination Train, Chichibu, Winter 2023. Renowned for their digital art, Naked Inc needs little introduction for those in Japan. In the winter of 2023, they are creating, as they say, “a new winter festival” in Chichibu, the festival district of Saitama Prefecture. Chichibu is madeRead More →