hanachozu week in Gyoda

The “Hanachozu Week” in Gyoda often features on local and even national news, as well as on social media platforms. The “Hanachozu Week” is actually two weeks long monthly. It is on the first two weeks of each month. During the period there are dozens of “hanachozu” floral water fontsRead More →

Water hyacinth Kazo

Each year in August thousands of water hyacinth bloom at a roadside station in Kazo City. Doyono Furusato Otone Roadside Station attracts thousands of visitors each year when the water hyacinth are in bloom. Water hyacinth is native to the tropics. Supposedly they came to Japan in the Meiji era.Read More →

Dinosaur Exhibition Sayama

“Exploring the dinosaur era from teeth” ~ A special exhibition, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Sayama City Museum. Exhibition Exploring the dinosaur era from teeth In conjunction with the Food and Agriculture Museum connected to the Tokyo University of Agriculture, Sayama City Museum’s summer exhibition will openRead More →

naked men festival

The Naked Men Festival, Kamikawa, Saitama. Naked Men Festival The naked men festival is on the 19th of November annually, in Kamikawa town, Saitama prefecture. And during the time the festival is on there is also a winter cherry blossom festival on a ten minute drive away. The cherry blossomsRead More →