Matsuri, Events and Festivals in Japan, this week

Image International Jewellery Show, Tokyo ›› More
23rd - 26th January, 2019 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival, at Tokyo Dome
24th - 30th January, 2019 | at Tokyo Dome  ›› official website

Image Wintet Festival at Lake Shikotsu, Hokkaido ›› More
25th January - 17th February, 2019 | at Lake Shikotsu, Hokkaido   ›› official website

Image Winter Festival on northern latitude of 45 degrees, Hokkaido  ›› More
26th January, 2019 | Nakatonbetsu, Hokkaido    ›› official website

Image Kamezuka Neriba (Big Sacred Rope Parade), Seirou, Niigata ›› More
26th January, 2019 | Seirou Town, Niigata Pref.    ›› official website

Image Kanchu-Misogi (The purification) at Kanda-Myojin, Tokyo ›› More
26th January, 2019 | at Kanda-Myojin, Tokyo  ›› official website

Image Hanaoke-Katsugi (Flower Tub Carrying), Koyama, Tochigi ›› More
26th January, 2019 | Oyama City, Tochigi Pref.    ›› official website

Image Wakakusa Yamayaki, Nara  ›› More
26th January, 2019 | Nara    ›› official website

Image Tuna Tuna! (Maguro Festival), NachiKatsuura, Wakayama ›› More
26th January, 2019 | Nachi-Katsuura Town, Wakayama Pref.    ›› official website

Image Daikoku (God of wealth) Matsuri Festival, Tokyo ›› More
26th & 27th January, 2019 | at Kanda Myojin Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image World Hobby Fair 2019 Winter, at Makuhari Messe, Chiba
26th & 27th January, 2019 | at Makuhari Messe, Chiba    ›› official website

Image Ice Sculpture Festival at Matsumoto Catsle, Nagano ›› More
26th & 27th January, 2019 | at Matsumoto Catsle, Nagano Pref.    ›› official website

Image One-Pot Cooking Battle (Nabe Gassen), Himeji, Hyogo ›› More
26th & 27th January, 2019 | Himeji, Hyogo Pref.  ›› official website

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

Image Nonotake-Hakusan (Mountain Ceremony), Wakuya, Miyagi ›› More
27th January, 2019 | at Konbouji Temple, Wakuya Town, Miyagi  ›› official website

Image Morozaki Sagichou Matsuri (Fishermans' Festival), Aichi  ›› More
27th January, 2019 | Minami-Chita, Aichi    ›› official website

Image Misogi (Cold Water in midwinter), Mt. Koya-san, Wakayama ›› More
27th January, 2019 | at Mt. Koya-san, Wakayama    ›› official website

Image Omottsuan (Big Rice Cake Festival), Aika, Matsue, Shimane ›› More
27th January - 3rd February, 2019 | at Aika Town, Matsue City, Shimane Pref.    ›› official website

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

Image Hibuse-Matsuri (Fire Festival) at Manpukuji, Kanagawa ›› More
28th January, 2019 | at Manpukuji Temple, Odawara City, Kanagawa    ›› official website

Image ENEX2019 / Smart Energy Japan 2019 at Tokyo Big Sight
30th January - 1st February, 2019 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Shiretoko Fantasia (Snow & Ice Fetival), Hokkaido  ›› More
30th January - 28th February, 2019 | Shiretoko, Hokkaido    ›› 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 Snow Story Event, Otaru City, Hokkaido ›› Information
1st November, 2018 - 17th February, 2019 | Otaru City, Hokkaido    ›› official website

Image Kobe Illuninaju at Kobe Fruit Flower Park, Hyogo
3rd November 2018 - 11th February, 2019 | at Kobe Fruit Flower Park, Hyogo    ›› official web

Image Osaka Hikari-Renaissance, illuminated walk along  ›› More
4th November, 2018 - 31st January 2019 | Nakanoshima & Midousuji Osaka  ›› web

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

Image Shinto music and dance Festival, Tamayura, Miyazaki ›› More
11th - 26th January, 2019 | at Tamayura Hot Springs, Miyazaki Pref.    ›› official website

Image Comic City (Comic selling event), in Osaka, Fukuoka and Tokyo
13th, 27th January at Intex Osaka, and 28th at Tokyo Big Sight   ›› official web

Image January Grand Sumo Tournament, Tokyo  ›› More
13th - 27th January, 2019 | Ryogoku, Tokyo    ›› official website

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

January 2019, Mutsuki (睦月, "Month of Affection")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in January
1st of January  [Gantan] January 1st — New Years Day is arguably the important holiday in Japan . . .  ›› read more
12th of January  [Seijin no hi] Second Monday of January is national holiday of Coming-of-Age . . .  ›› read more

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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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