April 2017 - Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture

Image Ougi Mountain Burning Ritual (Fire Festival), Beppu, Oita ›› More
1st April, 2017 | Beppu City, Oita Pref.   ›› official website

Image Shizuoka Matsuri (Spring Festival), Shizuoka ›› More
1st - 3rd April, 2017 | at Shizuoka   ›› official web

Image Beppu Hot Spring Festival, Beppu City, Oita Pref.  ›› More
1st - 3rd April, 2017 | Beppu City, Oita Pref.    ›› official website

Image Spring Sale of Imari Porcelain at Imari City, Saga Pref.  ›› More
1st - 5th April, 2017 | at Imari City, Saga Pref.   ›› official website

Image Miyako Odori (Traditional Spring Dance), at Gion, Kyoto ›› More
1st - 30th April, 2017 | at Gion, Higashiyama, Kyoto   ›› official web

Image Ohanami Taiko (Japanese Drum) at Himeji Catsle, Hyogo ›› More
2nd April, 2017 | at Himeji Catsle, Hyogo Pref.    ›› official website

Image Matsue Musha Gyoretsu (Samurai Parade), Matsue, Shimane ›› More
2nd April, 2017 | Matsue City, Shimane Pref.    ›› official website

Image DOUSAN Matsuri (Saito Dousan Festival), Gifu ›› More
2nd - 3rd April, 2017 | at Gifu City, Gifu   ›› official web

Image Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Steel Phallus), Kawasaki ›› More
3rd April, 2017 | at the Kanayama shrine, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Pref.  ›› official web

Image Hida Ikibina Matsuri (Live Hina-Doll), Takayama, Gifu ›› More
3rd April, 2017 | at Takayama City, Gifu   ›› official web

Image Uwajima Bullfighting Convention, Ehime  ›› More
3rd April, 2017 | Uwajima City, Ehime Pref.    ›› official website

Image Ose Matsuri (Fishermen's Festival), Numazu, Shizuoka ›› More
4th April, 2017 | at Uchiura fishing port, Numazu City, Shizuoka Pref.   ›› official web

Image Hikiyama Matsuri (Wajima-lacquer float parade), Ishikawa ›› More
4th - 6th April, 2017 | at Wajima City, Ishikawa   ›› official web

Image Watarase Baloon Race at Fujioka Sport Park, Tochigi ›› More
8th - 10th April, 2017 | at Fujioka Sport Park, Tochigi   ›› official web

Image Shingen-kou Matsuri (Takeda SHINGEN), Kohfu, Yamanashi ›› More
8th - 10th April, 2017 | at Kohfu City, Yamanashi   ›› official web

Image Atami Kaijo Hanabi Taikai (Fireworks Display)  ›› More
9th April, 2017 | Atami, Shizuoka    ›› official website

Image Nagashi-bina Festival in Mochigase, Tottori  ›› More
9th April, 2017 | along the Sendaigawa River in Mochigase, Tottori Pref.   ›› official website

Image Tezikara-no-Himatsuri (fire festival) at Tazikarao Shrine, Gifu ›› More
9th April, 2017 | at Tazikarao Shrine, Gifu City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official web

Image Mino Matsuri (flower float parade), Mino City, Gifu ›› More
9th - 10th April, 2017 | at Mino City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official web

Image OUTDOOR DAY JAPAN 2017 at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo ›› More
9th, 10th April at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo | 23rd, 24th April at Sannomaru Square, Fukuoka | 4th, 5th June at Redbrick Square, Sapporo ›› official web

Image Parade of Tokugawa IEYASU, Okazaki City, Aichi ›› More
10th April, 2017 | at Okazaki City, Aichi Pref.   ›› official web

Image Itoigawa Kenka Matsuri (float crash battle), Niigata ›› More
10th & 11th April, 2017 | at Amatsu Shrine, Itoigawa City, Niigata    ›› official website

Image Kamakura Matsuri (Parade, Dance & Yabusame), Kanagawa ›› More
10th - 17th April, 2017 | at Kamakura City, Kanagawa   ›› official web

Image Spring Festival at Kashihara Jingu Shrine, Nara ›› More
11th - 17th April, 2017 | at Kashihara Jingu Shrine, Nara   ›› official web

Image Sanno Festival at Hiyoshi-taisha Shrine, Otsu, Shiga ›› More
12th - 14th April, 2017 | at Hiyoshi-taisha Shrine, Otsu City, Shiga Pref.   ›› official web

Image Sanno Matsuri at Hie Jinja Shrine, Takayama, Gifu ›› More
14th - 15th April, 2017 | at Hie Jinja Shrine, Takayama City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official web

Image Toka-sai (spring dance festival), Miyajima Shrine, Hiroshima  ›› More
15th April, 2017 | at Miyajima Shrine, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima   ›› official website

Image Fire Festival at Daijo-in of Miyajima Shrine, Hiroshima  ›› More
15th April, 2017 | at Daijo-in of Miyajima Shrine, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima  ›› official website

Image Ushibuka Haiya Matsuri (Dance Festa),Amakusa, Nagasaki  ›› More
15th - 17th April, 2017 | at Amakusa City, Nagasaki Pref.    ›› official website

Image Asakusa Yabusame at Sumida park, Tokyo ›› More
16th April, 2017 | at Sumida Park, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Yatai Matsuri (Mikoshi Float Festival) at Otawara, Tochigi ›› More
16th & 17th April, 2017 | at Otawara, Tochigi Prefcture    ›› official website

Image Glass Fair at Sumida-ku, Tokyo ›› More
16th & 17th April, 2017 | at Sumida-ku, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Seto Toso Matsuri (China Ware Market), Aichi ›› More
16th & 17th April, 2017 | at Seto City, Aichi    ›› official website

Image Ohashirisan (mikoshi-portable shrine- run), Yabu, Hyogo  ›› More
16th & 17th April, 2017 | at Yabu Shrine, Yabu City, Hyogo Pref.    ›› official website

Image Sale Event of Tobe-yaki pottery, Ehime  ›› More
16th & 17th April, 2017 | at Tobe Town, Ehime Pref.    ›› official website

Image Yahiko Yukake Matsuri (Hot Water Festival), Niigata ›› More
17th April, 2017 | at Yahiko Village, Niigata    ›› official website

Image Bunsui Oiran Dochu (ladies parade), Tsubame City, Niigata ›› More
17th April, 2017 | at Tsubame City, Niigata Pref.    ›› official website

Image Marumage Matsuri (parade with old hair stayle), Toyama ›› More
17th April, 2017 | at Himi City, Toyama Pref.   ›› official web

Image Action Event as Samurai Buttle of Kawanakajima Gassen, Fuefuki City, Yamanashi ›› More
17th April, 2017 | at Kawanakajima Gassen, Fuefuki City, Yamanashi    ›› official website

Image Haruhime Dochu (Spring Queen Parade), Nagoya, Aichi ›› More
17th April, 2017 | at Nagoya City, Aichi    ›› official website

Image Kutami Matsuri (dolls on float parade), Yaotsu, Gifu ›› More
17th April, 2017 | at Yaotsu Town, Gifu Pref.   ›› official website

Image Hashira Matsuri - pillar or pole festival, at Chizu Village, Tottori ›› More
17th April, 2017 | at Chizu Village, Tottori Pref.   ›› official web

Image Hanamorisai (flower festival) at Nifutuhime Jinja Shrine, Katsuragi, Wakayama ›› More
18th April, 2017 | at Nifutuhime Jinja Shrine, Katsuragi, Wakayama   ›› official website

Image Okoshi Daiko (Furukawa Festival), Hida City, Gifu ›› More
19th - 20th April, 2017 | at Keta-Wakamiya Jinja Shrine, Hida City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official web

Image TECHNO-FRONTIER 2017, at Makuhari Messe, Chiba  ›› More
20th - 22nd April, 2017 | Makuhari Messe, Chiba ›› official website

Image Renge-e-mai (Kabuki dance), Oki-no-shima Island, Shimane  ›› More
21th April, 2017 | at Oki-Kokubunji Temple, Oki-no-shima Island, Shimane   ›› official website

Image Flower Dream 2017 at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo ›› More
22nd & 23rd April, 2017 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo   ›› official web

Image Japan Flower & Garden Show at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa ›› More
22nd - 24 April, 2017 | at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.    ›› official website

Image Yokohama Antique Fair at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa
22nd - 24th April, 2017 | at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa   ›› official web

Image Hida Kamioka Matsuri at Hida City, Gifu Pref. ›› More
23rd April, 2017 | at Hida City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official web

Image Haru-no Sado Geino-sai - Local folk dances and other local performing arts of Sado Island, Niigata ›› More
23rd & 24th April, 2017 | Sado Island, Niigata   ›› official web

Image Earth Day Tokyo at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo ›› More
23rd & 24th April, 2017 | Yoyogi Park, Tokyo ›› official web

Image Manmos Flea Market at Port Messe Nagoya, Aichi Pref.
23rd & 24th April, 2017 | at Nagoya Dome, Aichi   ›› official web

Image Taishi Shotoe festival of lights, at Eifukuji Temple, Saihoin Temple and Taishi Nagomi Park in Taishi, Osaka ›› More
23rd & 24th April, 2017 | Eifukuji Temple, Saihoin Temple and Taishi Nagomi Park in Taishi, Osaka ›› official web

Image Hirosaki Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival), Aomori ›› More
23rd April - 5th May, 2017 | Hirosaki, Aomori    ›› official website

Image Oharame Matsuri, at various places around Ohara, Kyoto ›› More
23rd April - 10th May, 2017 | Oharame Matsuri, at various places around Ohara, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Noshiro Takoage Taikai (flying kite event), Noshiro, Akita ›› More
24th April, 2017 | Noshiro City, Akita Prefecture    ›› official website

Image Japan Hobby Show 2017 at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo ›› More
28th - 30th April, 2017 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo   ›› official web

Image Shunki Kagura Sai - Spring Festival, at Ise-jingu Shrine - Naiku, Ise, Mie ›› More
28th - 30th April, 2017 | Ise-jingu Shrine - Naiku, Ise, Mie   ›› official web

Image Kyokusui-no-en (poem writing), Jonangu, Fushimiku, Kyoto  ›› More
29th April, 2017 | at Jonangu Shrine, Fushimiku, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Hayama Matsuri, Hayama-jinja Shrine, Hayama Park, Kabayama, Mimata-cho, Miyazaki  ›› More
29th April, 2017 | Hayama-jinja Shrine, Hayama Park, Kabayama, Mimata-cho, Miyazaki ›› official website

Image Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival, Yamagata ›› More
29th April - 3rd May, 2017 | Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture    ›› official website

Image Spring Festival at the Meiji Shrine in Yoyogi Park in Tokyo ›› More
29th April - 3rd May, 2017 | at the Meiji Shrine in Yoyogi Park in Tokyo   ›› official web

Image Kasama-no-Toensai (Himatsuri), Geijutsu-no-mori Park, Kasama, Ibaraki ›› More
29th April - 5th May, 2017 | Geijutsu-no-mori Park, Kasama, Ibaraki   ›› official web

Image Mibu Kyogen at Mibu-dera Temple, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto ›› More
29th April - 5th May, 2017 | Mibu-dera Temple, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto   ›› official web

Image Arita Ceramic Fair, Arita, Saga ›› More
29th April - 5th May, 2017 | Arita, Saga    ›› official web

Image Takaoka Mikuruyama (Float Parade), Takaoka, Toyama ›› More
30th April - 1st May, 2017 | at Takaoka City, Toyama Pref.   ›› official web