Matsuri, Events and Festivals in Japan, this week

Image Katsuyama Sagichou (Spring Fire Festival), Fukui ›› More
24th & 25th February, 2018 | Katsuyama City, Fukui Pref.    ›› official website

Image Warabi Hadaka Matsuri (Naked Festival), Yotsukaidou, Chiba ›› More
25th February, 2018 | Yotsukaidou City, Chiba    ›› official website

Image Tokyo Marathon 2018, Tokyo ›› More
25th February, 2018 | Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Edo Nagashi Bina (floating of dolls down river), Tokyo ›› More
25th February, 2018 | at Sumida River, Taitoku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Kiwara Fudoson Taisai (Spring Fire Festival), Kumamoto  ›› More
28th February, 2018 | at Kiwara Fudoson Temple, Kumamoto    ›› official website

Image Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri (Dancing Naked Festival), Aichi  ›› More
28th February, 2018 | at Konomiya Shrine, Inazawa, Aichi    ›› official website

Image Heiwajima Antique Show at Tokyo Ryutsu Center ›› More
2nd - 4th March, 2018 | at Tokyo Ryutsu Center, Heiwajima, Tokyo   ›› official website

Long-run Events in this week

Image Karuizawa Winter Festival 2017  ›› More
25th November 2017 - 4th March 2018 | Karuizawa, Nagano    ›› official website

Image Swan Festival, Tokachigawa Hot Springs, Otofuke, Hokkaido ›› More
27th January - 25th February, 2018 | Tokachigawa, Otofuke Town, Hokkaido  ›› official web

Image Tsubaki Matsuri (Camellia Festival), Oshima island ›› More
28th January - 25th March, 2018 | Oshima island, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Shiretoko Fantasia (Snow & Ice Fetival), Hokkaido  ›› More
30th January - 28th February, 2018 | Shiretoko, Hokkaido    ›› official website

Image Snow & Light Fantasia at Lake Towada, Aomori Prefecture ›› More
2nd - 25th February, 2018 | at Lake Towada, Aomori Pref.    ›› official website

Image Iced Waterfall Festival, Hirayu Hot Springs, Takayama, Gifu ››More
15th - 25th February, 2018 | at Hirayu Hot Springs, Takayama City, Gifu Pref.    ›› official website

Image Nagasaki Lantern Festival  ›› More
16th February - 4th March, 2018 | Nagasaki Prefecture    ›› official website

Image Yamaga Lantern Festival at Omiya Shrine, Kumamoto  ›› More
Every weekend on Friday & Saturday in 2nd - 24th February, 2018 | Yamaga City, Kumamoto    ›› 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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