April 2017 - Kinki (Kansai) area

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

Image Spring Festival at Kashihara Jingu Shrine, Nara ›› More
7th - 9th April, 2017 | at Kashihara Jingu Shrine, Nara   ›› official web

Image Ohanami Taiko (Japanese Drum) at Himeji Catsle, Hyogo ›› More
8th April, 2017 | at Himeji Catsle, Hyogo Pref.    ›› official website

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 Ohashirisan (mikoshi-portable shrine- run), Yabu, Hyogo  ›› More
15th & 16th April, 2017 | at Yabu Shrine, Yabu City, Hyogo Pref.    ›› official website

Image Hanamorisai (flower festival) at Nifutuhime Jinja Shrine, Katsuragi, Wakayama ›› More
17th April, 2017 | at Nifutuhime Jinja Shrine, Katsuragi, Wakayama   ›› official website

Image Taishi Shotoe festival of lights, at Eifukuji Temple, Saihoin Temple and Taishi Nagomi Park in Taishi, Osaka ›› More
22nd & 23rd April, 2017 | Eifukuji Temple, Saihoin Temple and Taishi Nagomi Park in Taishi, Osaka ›› official web

Image Oharame Matsuri, at various places around Ohara, Kyoto ›› More
28th April - 15th May, 2017 | Oharame Matsuri, at various places around Ohara, Kyoto   ›› official website

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

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

Events continued from previous month

Image Light Up on Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto ›› More
3rd - 12th March, and 25th March - 9th April, 2017 | at Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Kitano Odori (Traditional Dance) by Kamishichiken, Kyoto  ›› More
25th March - 7th April, 2017 | by Kamishichiken Kabukikai, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Hachikenya Ohanami Festa at Temmabashi, Osaka  ›› More
25th March - 16th April, 2017 | at Temmabashi River Front, Osaka  ›› official website

Art Exhibition

Image The Legacy of EXPO '70; Archtecture of Osaka Expo 1970 at the EXPO '70 pavillion, Suita, Osaka ›› More
25th March - 4th July, 2017 | EXPO '70 pavillion, Suita, Osaka  ›› official website

Image Wood X Statue of Buddha, at Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts ›› More
8th April - 4th June, 2017 | Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts  ›› official website