April 2018 - Kinki (Kansai) area

Image Miyako Odori (Traditional Spring Dance), at Gion, Kyoto ›› More
1st - 30th April, 2018 | at Gion, Higashiyama, Kyoto   ›› official web

Image Ohanami Taiko (Japanese Drum) at Himeji Catsle, Hyogo ›› More
7th April, 2018 | at Himeji Catsle, Hyogo Pref.    ›› official website

Image Spring Festival at Kashihara Jingu Shrine, Nara ›› More
7th & 8th April, 2018 | at Kashihara Jingu Shrine, Nara   ›› official web

Image Sanno Festival at Hiyoshi-taisha Shrine, Otsu, Shiga ›› More
12th - 14th April, 2018 | at Hiyoshi-taisha Shrine, Otsu City, Shiga Pref.   ›› official web

Image Ohashirisan (mikoshi-portable shrine- run), Yabu, Hyogo  ›› More
14th & 15th April, 2018 | at Yabu Shrine, Yabu City, Hyogo Pref.    ›› official website

Image Hanamorisai (flower festival) at Nifutuhime Jinja Shrine, Katsuragi, Wakayama ›› More
16th April, 2018 | 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
21st April, 2018 | Eifukuji Temple, Saihoin Temple and Taishi Nagomi Park in Taishi, Osaka ›› official web

Image Shunki Kagura Sai - Spring Festival, at Ise-jingu Shrine - Naiku, Ise, Mie ›› More
28th - 30th April, 2018 | Ise-jingu Shrine - Naiku, Ise, Mie   ›› official web

Image Oharame Matsuri, at various places around Ohara, Kyoto ›› More
28th April - 15th May, 2018 | Oharame Matsuri, at various places around Ohara, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Kyokusui-no-en (poem writing), Jonangu, Fushimiku, Kyoto  ›› More
29th April, 2018 | at Jonangu Shrine, Fushimiku, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Mibu Kyogen at Mibu-dera Temple, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto ›› More
29th April - 5th May, 2018 | Mibu-dera Temple, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto   ›› official web

Events continued from previous month

Image Kitano Odori (Traditional Dance) by Kamishichiken, Kyoto  ›› More
25th March - 7th April, 2018 | by Kamishichiken Kabukikai, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Antique Grand Fair at Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto
30th March - 1st April, 2018 | at Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto    ›› official website

Art Exhibition

Image Travelers: Stepping into the Unknown, at The National Museum of Art, Osaka ›› More
21st January - 6th May, 2018 | The National Museum of Art, Osaka ›› official website

Image The 150th Anniversary of the Meiji Period: Making and Designing Meiji Arts and Crafts, at The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto ›› More
20th March - 20th May, 2018 | The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto ›› official website