Yabusame is the military art of discharging an arrow at a target while riding on a running horse. Each year in both Autumn and Spring Moroyama town celebrates this ancient military art form. However, in 2020 the Autumn Yabusame was cancelled on account of the Coronavirus. Moroyama is the only
On June 21st the Nagatoro Tourist Association announced that the 2021 festival is cancelled. On April 27th 2020, months ahead of its scheduled date, the Nagatoro Tourist Assocation announced the cancellation of the 2020 Nagatoro Fundama Festival. Like the majority of events cancelled in 2020 it was due to concerns
Gyoda Ukijyo Matsuri or Gyoda Floating Castle Festival The Gyoda Floating Castle Festival is held every year on the last Saturday and Sunday of July. However, in both 2020 and 2021 they cancelled the festival due to the pandemic. The festival gets its name from the castle located in Gyoda
Unfortunately, for the second year in a row the unique Hirakata Gion Doroinkyo Mud Festival has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus. Hirakata Gion Doroinkyo Mud Festival The Hirakata Gion Doroinkyo Mud Festival is not only an “Only in Japan” festival, it is an “Only one of its kind” festival.