Primroses Saitama – During mid April the city of Saitama host a number of Japanese primrose “Sakurasou” festivals. Sakurasou or Sakuraso is written in Japanese with the kanji for cherry blossoms and for grass i.e. cherry blossom grass. However, Japanese primrose is the name used in English for this flower.
Keyaki Hiroba Illumination – Saitama Shintoshin’s Keyaki Hiroba’s annual winter illumination will start on November 7th 2020 and will run until Valentine’s Day 2020. The lighting service is normally held on the first night, this year November 7th. So far they have only released bare minimum information for 2020 /
The 2020 Taishou period festival in Urawa has been cancelled on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. 2019 information Taishou (or Taisho) period festival in Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, on Sunday October 13th from 10 am to 6 pm. The Taishou period was between 1912 and 1926. Yono in Urawa Ward
The Keyaki Autumn Beer Festival has been cancelled in 2020 on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. The spring festival was initially postponed and then cancelled too. Hopefully, by 2021 we’ll be able to enjoy this keenly awaited bi-annual event. 2019 Information. For those that live in the area this festival
Yono is an area within Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture. Each area within Saitama City has their own summer festival. And often there own fireworks too. The Yono Summer Festival (Yono Natsu Matsuri) is normally on the second weekend of July. This year, 2020, the festival – along with dozens of