August 2017 - Kinki (Kansai) area

Image Dorogawa Gyoja Matsuri (demon dance), Tenkawa, Nara ›› More
2nd & 3rd August, 2017 | Dorogawa Hot Springs, Tenkawa Village, Nara Pref.   ›› official website

Image Naniwa Yodogawa Fireworks Festival, Osaka ›› More
5th August, 2017 | on the banks of the Yodogawa River, Osaka   ›› official website

Image Hiwatari Shugyou (fire crossing) at Senkoji, Nara ›› More
6th August, 2017 | at Senkoji Temple, Ikoma, Nara Pref.   ›› official website

Image Hikonebayashi Odori (ritual dance), Hikone, Shiga ›› More
8th August, 2017 | Hikone City, Shiga Pref.   ›› official website

Image Takiginou at outdoor stage, Amagasaki, Hyogo ›› More
8th August, 2017 | Amagasaki City, Hyogo Pref.   ›› official website

Image Mantou Kuyo (candle night), Shitennouji, Osaka ›› More
9th - 16th August, 2017 | Shitennouji Temple, Osaka   ›› official website

Image Mantourou (Lantern Festival), Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Nara ›› More
14th & 15th August, 2017 | at Kasuga Taisha Shrine in Nara Pref.   ›› official website

Image Mantouroue (Lantern Festival), Toudaiji Temple, Nara ›› More
15th August, 2017 | at Toudaiji Temple, Nara Pref.   ›› official website

Image Daimonji Okuribi, Mt.Takamadoyama, Nara ›› More
15th August, 2017 | at Mt. Takamadoyama, Nara Pref.   ›› official website

Image Gozan Okiribi (Daimon-ji Yaki - enormous bonfires), Kyoto ›› More
16th August, 2017 | in Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Wakasugi Zanzaka Dance (old folk dance), Yabu City, Hyogo ›› More
16th August, 2017 | Yabu City, Hyogo   ›› official website

Image Summer Sonic (music festival), Tokyo & Osaka ›› More
19th & 20th August, 2017 | Makuhari, Tokyo & Maishima, Osaka   ›› official website

Image Gangara Hi-matsuri (fire festival), Ikeda, Osaka ›› More
24th August, 2017 | Ikeda City, Osaka   ›› official website

Events continued from previous month

Image Light-up Promenade in ancient city of Nara  ›› More
15th July - 24th September, 2017 | in ancient city of Nara    ›› official website

Art Exhibition

Image Asia Corridor Trivia, at Nijo Castle, Kyoto Art Center ›› More
19th August - 15th October, 2017 | Nijo Castle, Kyoto Art Center  ›› official website