red spider lily kinchakuda

Kinchakuda Red Spider Lily Festival 2020, Hidaka, Saitama Japan – The festival has been cancelled this year on account of the Coronavirus outbreak.  The famous red spider lilies (or Higanbana field or Manjushage) in Kinchakuda in Hidaka bloom from about mid September. The date for the corresponding festival is alwaysRead More →

Rice field art rugby 2019

There is no rice paddy art in 2020. The rice planting event – the preparation for the art – was due to take place in the middle of June. However, they cancelled the planting event too. The rice is planted in such a way that it grows into a beautifulRead More →

Cosmos Saitama

A selection of eight Cosmos fields in Saitama near both Tokyo and Gunma. Cosmos Saitama Eight places for seeing Cosmos in Saitama Prefecture, beside Tokyo, Gunma, Tochigi and Ibaraki. The largest two, in Konosu and Yoshimi, have greater detail. The other six provide a synopsis of the main information neededRead More →

rugby world cup pop up museum

There is a rugby world cup pop up museum travelling around Saitama during the month of May. The museum will visit several different locations in Saitama prefecture during the period. It is just a small pop up displaying the world cup uniforms, some photo props and informational exhibits, including aRead More →