Matsuri, Events and Festivals in Japan, this week

Image Rooms (Fashion Trade Fair), Yoyogi Stadium, Tokyo ›› More
20th - 22nd February, 2019 | at Yoyogi National Stadium 1st Gymnasium, Tokyo  ›› official web

Image Hanazono Onda-mai (Dance & swing mattock), Wakayama ›› More
22nd February, 2019 | at Henshouji Temple, Katsuragi Town, Wakayama   ›› official website

Image Katsuura Big Dolls' Festival, Katuura City, Chiba Pref. ›› More
22nd February - 3rd March, 2019 | Katuura City, Chiba Pref.    ›› official website

Image Godairiki-san (Power Lifting Buttle) at Daigoji, Kyoto ›› More
23rd February, 2019 | at Daigoji Temple, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Katsuyama Sagichou (Spring Fire Festival), Fukui ›› More
23rd & 24th February, 2019 | Katsuyama City, Fukui Pref.    ›› official website

Image Kamigamo Sanyare-sai, Kamigamo-jinja Shrine, Kita-ku, Kyoto ›› More
24th February, 2019 | Kamigamo-jinja Shrine, Kita-ku, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Warabi Hadaka Matsuri (Naked Festival), Yotsukaidou, Chiba ›› More
25th February, 2019 | Yotsukaidou City, Chiba    ›› official website

Image Baika-sai at Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto ›› More
25th February, 2019 | Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Ino Daikokusama at Sugimoto Shrine, Kochi ›› More
26th February, 2019 | Sugimoto Jinja Shrine, Ino Town, Kochi Pref.   ›› official website

Long-run Events in this week

Image The Kingdom of Light illumination, Nagasaki ›› More
20th October 2018 - 21st April, 2019 | Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki    ›› official web

Image Karuizawa Winter Festival 2018  ›› More
23rd November 2018 - 23rd February 2019 | Karuizawa, Nagano    ›› official website

Image Icicles at Ashigakubo, town of Yokoze, Saitama ›› More
5th January - 24th February, 2019 | at Ashigakubo, town of Yokoze, Saitama   ›› official website

Image Hyakudan Hina Doll Festival, at Meguro Gajoen, Tokyo ›› More
18th January - 10th March, 2019 | Meguro Gajoen, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Swan Festival, Tokachigawa Hot Springs, Otofuke, Hokkaido ›› More
26th January - 24th February, 2019 | Tokachigawa, Otofuke Town, Hokkaido  ›› official web

Image Tsubaki Matsuri (Camellia Festival), Oshima island ›› More
27th January - 24th March, 2019 | Oshima island, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Shiretoko Fantasia (Snow & Ice Fetival), Hokkaido  ›› More
30th January - 28th February, 2019 | Shiretoko, Hokkaido    ›› official website

Image Snow & Light Fantasia at Lake Towada, Aomori Prefecture ›› More
1st - 24th February, 2019 | at Lake Towada, Aomori Pref.    ›› official website

Image Diamond Dust in Kawayu Hot Springs, Hokkaido  ›› More
2nd - 22nd February, 2019 | Kawayu Hot Springs, Hokkaido    ›› official website

Image Japan Grand Prix International Orchid Festival, Tokyo ›› More
15th - 22nd February, 2019 | at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Iced Waterfall Festival, Hirayu Hot Springs, Takayama, Gifu ››More
15th - 25th February, 2019 | at Hirayu Hot Springs, Takayama City, Gifu Pref.    ›› official website

Art Exhibition

Image MINGEI -Another Kind of Art at 21_21 Design Sight, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo ›› More
2nd November, 2018 - 24th February, 2019 | 21_21 Design Sight, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo ›› official website

Image GIGA TOWN in TERA TOWN -a catalog of manga symbols by KONO FUMIYO, Kyoto International Manga Museum, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto ›› More
22nd November, 2018 - 2nd April, 2019 | Kyoto International Manga Museum, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto ›› official website

Image HORIUTI Masakazu : Curious Minds, Joyful Forms, The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama, Kanagawa ›› More
8th December, 2018 - 24th March, 2019 | The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama, Kanagawa ›› official website

Image Takashi MURAKAMI : Bubbleurap, CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM KUMAMOTO ›› More
15th December, 2018 - 3rd March, 2019 | CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM KUMAMOTO ›› official website

Image Hiroshige UTAGAWA Exhibition at AKITA Museum of ART ›› More
12th January - 21st March, 2019 | AKITA Museum of ART ›› official website

Image Kawanabe Kyosai: Nothing Escaped His Brush at The Suntory Museum of Art, Tokyo Midtown Galleria, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo ›› More
6th February - 31st March, 2019 | Suntory Museum of Art, Tokyo Midtown Galleria, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Lineage of Eccentrics; The Miraculous World of Edo Painting at TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Ueno Park, Tokyo ›› More
9th February - 7th April, 2019 | TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Ueno Park, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Roppongi Crossing 2019: Connexions: Japanese Contemporary Art Here and Now! at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo ›› More
9th February - 26th May, 2019 | The Mori Art Museum, Tokyo ›› official website

Image THE PERPETUAL WORLD OF HOKUSAI, Mori Arts Center Gallery, Roppongi Hills, Minatoku, Tokyo ›› More
17th January - 24th March, 2019 | Mori Arts Center Gallery, Roppongi Hills, Minatoku, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Unbelievable Floriculture in Ukiyo-e at TOBACCO & SALT MUSEUM, Yokogawa, Sumida, Tokyo ›› More
31st January - 10th March, 2019 | The TOBACCO & SALT MUSEUM, Yokogawa, Sumida, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Art Miyagi 2019 at The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Miyagi ›› More
23rd February - 7th April, 2019 | The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Miyagi ›› official website

Image The Seven Lamps of The Art Museum at Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hijiyama Park, Hiroshima ›› More
9th March - 26th May, 2019 | Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hijiyama Park, Hiroshima ›› official website

February, Kisaragi (如月, "Changing Clothes")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in February
3rd February  [Setsubun] The day's main event is the bean-scattering ceremony . . .  ›› read more
11th February  [Kenkoku Kinen no hi] Day for commemorating the founding of the nation and for fostering . . .  ›› read more

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March, Yayoi (弥生, "New Life")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in March
3rd March   [Hina Matsuri] Hina Matsuri or Doll Festival or Girl's Festival is celebrated on March 3 . . .  ›› read more
22nd March  [Shunbun no hi] Second Monday of January is national holiday of Coming-of-Age . . .  ›› read more

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April, Uzuki (卯月, "u-no-hana month")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in April
8th April  [Hana Matsuri] 8th April is Buddha's Birthday, celebrated at all Buddhist temples in Japan by devotees placing flowers in the temples and sometimes pouring tea on Buddha's head.
29nd April  [Showa Day] April 29 is the birthday of former Emperor Showa, who died in the year 1989. Until 2006, Greenery Day (see May 4) used to be celebrated on this day.
April 29 to May 5th  [Golden Week] Golden Week is one of the biggest holidays of the year. Many people take a week off from work and go on family vacations or overseas trips.

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