ogano gun festival

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 FestivalRead More →

snake festival

Snake Festival of Ohiroto, MIsato City, Saitama Prefecture, January 2020. Every year on the 10th of January, regardless of the day of the week, there is a snake festival in Katori Shrine in Misato City, Saitama. In 2021, it happens to fall on a Sunday. Of course, due to theRead More →

Kitamoto Neputa Festival insaitama.com

Kitamoto Neputa Festival Report, November 2019 Kitamoto Neputa Festival History In 1991 a team of Kitamoto city officials visited Hirosaki in Aomori, the home of Neputa, to learn how to make the festival floats used in the parades. And to study the techniques used in painting the distinctive and captivatingRead More →