June 2017 - Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture

Image Kifune Matsuri at Kifune Jinja Shrine, Kyoto ›› More
1st June, 2017 | Kifune Jinja Shrine, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Kyoto Takigi Noh at Heian Shrine in Kyoto ›› More
1st & 2nd June, 2017 | at Heian Shrine in Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Shirone Takogassen (huge kite fighting festival), Niigata ›› More
1st - 5th June, 2017 | along the Nakanokuchi river bank in Shirone, Niigata   ›› official website

Image Yokohama Port Festival, Kanagawa Pref. ›› More
2nd & 3rd June, 2017 | Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Tsuzawa Yotaka Andon Matsuri (float battle), Toyama ›› More
2nd & 3rd June, 2017 | Oyabe City, Toyama Pref.   ›› official website

Image Tennou-sai at Ebara Jinja, Shinagawa, Tokyo ›› More
2nd - 4th June, 2017 | at Ebara Jinja, Shinagawa, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Tennousai (float parade) at Susanoo Jinja, Arakawa, Tokyo ›› More
2nd - 4th June, 2017 | Susanoo Jinja, Arakawa, Tokyo ›› official web

Image Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Festival, Kanazawa, Ishikawa ›› More
2nd - 4th June, 2017 | Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Ise-ebi Matsuri (Lobster Fair), Shima, Mie ›› More
3rd June, 2017 | Hamashima Marine Park, Shima City, Mie Pref.   ›› official website

Image Ritual Dance at Amataki Waterfall, Kokufu, Tottori ›› More
3rd June, 2017 | at Amataki Waterfall, Kokufu, Tottori   ›› official website

Image Enshu Hamakita Hiryu Matsuri (kite festival), Shizuoka ›› More
3rd & 4th June, 2017 | Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Pref.   ›› official website

Image Dontsuku Matsuri (strange ritual), Inatori, Shizuoka ›› More
3th & 4th June, 2017 | at Inatori Hot Springs, Izu, Shizuoka   ›› official website

Image Shogawa Tourist Festival, Tonami City, Toyama Pref. ›› More
3th & 4th June, 2017 | in Tonami City, Toyama Pref.   ›› official website

Image Fire River; First day of climbing season at Mt. Daisen, Tottori ›› More
3th & 4th June, 2017 | at Mt. Daisen, Tottori Pref.   ›› official website

Image Yobuko Outsunahiki (big tug pull), Karatsu, Saga ›› More
3th & 4th June, 2017 | Karatsu City, Saga Pref.   ›› official website

Image Hanadaue (rice plant ceremony), Kita-Hiroshima, Hiroshima ›› More
4th June, 2017 | at Mibujinja shrine, Kita-Hiroshima Town, Hiroshima   ›› official website

Image Oshikuragou (boat race in Japanese style), Hagi, Yamaguchi ›› More
4th June, 2017 | at Tamaeura Harbor, Hagi City, Yamaguchi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Seppetobe (Dance in Mud Rice Field), Hioki City, Kagoshima ›› More
4th June, 2017 | Hioki City, Kagoshima Pref.   ›› official website

Image Shobu-Yu Matsuri, Kaga Yamashiro Hot Springs, Ishikawa ›› More
4th & 5th June, 2017 | at Kaga Yamashiro Hot Springs, Ishikawa   ›› official website

Image Atsuta Matsuri (annual celebration), Nagoya, Aichi ›› More
5th June, 2017 | at Atsuta Jingu Shrine, Nagoya, Aichi   ›› official website

Image Shaka-shaka Matsuri (farmers parade), Kashihara, Nara ›› More
5th June, 2017 | Kashihara City, Nara   ›› official website

Image Gore-E Furyu at Tamawakasu-mikoto, Oki Island, Shimane ›› More
5th June, 2017 | at Tamawakasu-mikoto Shrine, Oki Island, Shimane Pref.   ›› official website

Image Hanaku-Nyubu (buddest parade), Ominesan, Tenkawa, Nara ›› More
7th & 8th June, 2017 | at Ominesan, Tenkawa Village, Yoshino, Nara   ›› official website

Image Yosakoi Soran Matsuri (dance festival), Sapporo, Hokkaido ›› More
7th - 11th June, 2017 | Odori park, Sapporo, Hokkaido   ›› official website

Image Sanno Matsuri at Hie Shrine, Chiyoda, Tokyo ›› More
7th - 17th June, 2017 | at Hie Shrine, Chiyoda, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Tonami Yodaka Matsuri in Tonami City, Toyama Pref. ›› More
9th & 10th June, 2017 | in Tonami City, Toyama Pref.   ›› official website

Image Tsukiji Shishi-Sai, Namiyoke Inari Jinja, Tokyo ›› More
9th - 11th June, 2017 | at Namiyoke Inari Jinja, Tsukiji, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Yosakoi Dance Festival at Noto, Wakura, Nanao, Ishikawa ›› More
9th - 11th June, 2017 | Wakura, Nanao City, Ishikawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Ikeda Taisai (Local Town's Festival), Ikeda Town, Fukui ›› More
9th - 11th June, 2017 | Ikeda Town, Fukui Pref.   ›› official website

Image Taue Sai - Rice-planting Festival, at Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto ›› More
10th June, 2017 | at Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto ›› official website

Image Tohoku Kizunamatsuri Festival 2017, Sendai, Miyagi ›› More
10th & 11th June, 2017 | in Aomori City, Sendai, Miyagi.   ›› official website

Image Torigoe Matsuri at Torigoe Shrine, Taito, Tokyo ›› More
10th & 11th June, 2017 | at Torigoe Shrine, Taito, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Reitaisai (Ceremony at Shrine) at Sumidagawa Jinja, Tokyo ›› More
10th & 11th June, 2017 | at Sumidagawa Jinja, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Bunkyo Ajisai Matsuri - Hydrangea) Flower Festival, Bunkyo, Tokyo ›› More
10th - 18th June, 2017 | Hakusan Park, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Chagu Chagu Umako (Horse Festival), Morioka, Iwate ›› More
11th June, 2017 | Morioka City, Iwate Pref.   ›› official website

Image Kashima Gatalympic in Kashima City, Saga Pref. ›› More
11th June, 2017 | in Kashima City, Saga Pref.   ›› official website

Image FOOMA (Food Machinery Exhibition), Tokyo Big Sight ›› More
13th - 16th June, 2017 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Rice Planting Festival at the Sumiyoshi Shrine in Osaka ›› More
14th June, 2017 | at the Sumiyoshi Shrine in Osaka   ›› official website

Image Sapporo Matsuri - Hokkaido-jingu Reisai, at Odori Park and others ›› More
14th - 16th June, 2017 | Odori Park and others, Sapporo, Hokkaido ›› official website

Image Enma Ichi (night market), Kashiwazaki City, Niigata ›› More
14th - 16th June, 2017 | Kashiwazaki City, Niigata Pref.   ›› official website

Image Interior Lifestyle Tokyo 2017 at Tokyo Big Sight ›› More
14th - 16th June, 2017 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Herb Festival at Lake Kawaguchiko, Yamanashi ›› More
16th June - 9th July, 2017 | Lake Kawaguchiko, Yamanashi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Shiretoko Hiraki (Summer coming festival), Rausu, Hokkaido ›› More
17th & 18th June, 2017 | at Rausu Town, Hokkaido   ›› official website

Image OUTDOOR DAY JAPAN 2017, Sapporo ›› More
17th, 18h June at Redbrick Square, Sapporo ›› official web

Image Creators' Market 2017 at Port Messe Nagoya, Aichi ›› More
17th & 18th June, 2017 | at Port Messe Nagoya, Aichi   ›› official website

Image Toyota Oiden Festival, Toyota City, Aichi ›› More
17th June - 30th July, 2017 | Toyota City, Aichi   ›› official website

Image Kumo-Gassen (battle of spiders), Kajiki Town, Kagoshima ›› More
18th June, 2017 | at Kajiki Town, Aira City, Kagoshima   ›› official website

Image Bamboo Cutting Ceremony at Kurama Temle, Kyoto ›› More
20th June, 2017 | at Kurama Temle, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Yukata Matsuri (Japanese summer kimono) at Himeji, Hyogo ›› More
22nd - 24th June, 2017 | Himeji Catsle, Hyogo Pref.   ›› official website

Image Hozuki Ichi (ground cherry fair), at Atago-jinja Shrine, Minato-ku, Tokyo ›› More
23rd & 24th June, 2017 | at Atago-jinja Shrine, Minato-ku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Heiwajima Antique Show at Tokyo Ryutsu Center ›› More
23rd - 25th June, 2017 | at Tokyo Ryutsu Center, Heiwajima, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Izawano-miya Otaue-sai, Rice-planting Rites at Izawano-miya Shrine, Isobe-cho, Shima, Mie ›› More
24th June, 2017 | Izawano-miya Shrine, Isobe-cho, Shima, Mie   ›› official website

Image Gokuro Matsuri (fancy costume), Yoshinogawa, Tokushima ›› More
24th June, 2017 | Yoshinogawa City, Tokushima   ›› official website

Image Hozaura Asamasai (makeup men's parade), Minamiise, Mie ›› More
24th & 25th June, 2017 | Hozaura, Minamiise Town, Mie Pref.   ›› official website

Image Den Den Matsuri at Isonokami Shrine, Tenri, Nara ›› More
30th June, 2017 | at Isonokami Shrine, Tenri City, Nara   ›› official website

Image Fujisan Yama-biraki, Ceremonies to open the official climbing season of Mount Fuji, Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen-jinja Shrine, Komitake-jinja Shrine, Fuji-Yoshida, Yamanashi ›› More
30th June - 1st July, 2017 | Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen-jinja Shrine, Komitake-jinja Shrine, Fuji-Yoshida, Yamanashi  ›› official website

Image Kyoto Big Antique Fair, at Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto ›› More
30th June - 2nd July, 2017 | Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto  ›› official website

Image Aizen-san Matsuri at Aizendo Shomanin Temple, Osaka ›› More
30th June - 2nd July, 2017 | at Aizendo Shomanin Temple, Osaka   ›› official website

Events continued from previous month

Image Iris Festival at Suigo Itako Park, Ibaraki Pref. ›› More
27th May - 25th June, 2017 | at Suigo Itako Park, Ibaraki Pref.   ›› official website

Art Exhibition

Image N. S. Harsha: Charming Journey at the Mori Art Museum, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, Tokyo ›› More
4th February - 11th June, 2017 | Mori Art Museum, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, Tokyo  ›› official website

Image Exhibition "ATHLETE", 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Akasaka, Tokyo ›› More
17th February - 4th June, 2017 | 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Akasaka, Tokyo  ›› official website

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 MAKI-E: A Kaleidoscope of the Japanese Aesthetic — Discovering by Monocle the Beauty Underlying the Beauty of Lacquer Art — at Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, Hachiouji, Tokyo ›› More
1st April - 2nd July, 2017 | Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, Hachiouji, Tokyo  ›› 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

Image IKEDA Manabu: The Pen ; Condensed Universe, at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa ›› More
8th April - 9th July, 2017 | 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa  ›› official website

Image Surprizing Artifacts of Meiji Period; 100 years ago, at Kawagoe City Art Museum, Saitama ›› More
22nd April - 11th June, 2017 | Kawagoe City Art Museum, Saitama  ›› official website

Image Kenjiro Okazaki, Abstract Art as Impact; How Abstract Arts can become Concrete Tools, at Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi ›› More
22nd April - 11th June, 2017 | Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi  ›› official website

Image YOSHITOSHI TSUKIOKA; Moon Painter at Sapporo Art Park, Hokkaido ›› More
3rd June - 23rd July, 2017 | Sapporo Art Park, Hokkaido  ›› official website

Image Natures' BEST; Photo Exhibition at Hibiya Library&Museum, Tokyo ›› More
9th June - 9th August, 2017 | Hibiya Library&Museum, Tokyo  ›› official website

Image The Works of Yasuji Hanamori; A Designer's Hand, An Editor's Eye at Takaoka Art Museum, Toyama ›› More
16th June - 30th July, 2017 | Takaoka Art Museum, Toyama  ›› official website

Image Tadanori Yokoo Towada Roman Exhibition: Pop It All at Towada Art Center, Aomori ›› More
17th June - 24th September, 2017 | Towada Art Center, Aomori  ›› official website

Image Misawa Atsuhiko: Animals in Kumamoto at Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto ›› More
24th June - 3rd September, 2017 | Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto  ›› official website