Ogano Gun Festival. Amidst all the culturally appropriated Christmas events of December is this unique and traditional gun festival in Ogano, Chichibu. It is known informally as the “finale of the Chichibu festival”. This annual event is on the second Sunday of December and the previous Saturday. Ogano Gun Festival
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.
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. The festival in Moroyama has been celebrated for the last 950 years. Moroyama is the only place in Saitama where
Yuruchara (Yurukyara) Mascot Summit 2020 – Kanto’s largest character and mascot summit with a Guinness World Record certificate to prove it! Last year, 2019, it celebrated its 10th anniversary. 311 mascots participated and 115,000 people came to celebrate with them despite the most atrocious weather that weekend! This year the
Saika Bonsai Saika Bonsai is a modern type of bonsai invented by the fifth generation bonsai master Yamada of Seikouen. Seikouen is one of the six bonsai gardens in the bonsai village in Omiya ward, Saitama City. Ms Yamada recognised that bonsai needed reinvention to appeal to a larger audience.
Ibaraki Santa Meet and Greets 2018 – Places you can visit Santa Claus in Ibaraki in Winter 2018. Unfortunately, some places already had Santa visit earlier in December, such as Toys R Us in Tsukuba and Premium Outlets in Ami on the 9th. Ibaraki Santa 🎅Hitachi Naka Seaside Park Santa Claus is