June 2018 - Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture

Image Kifune Matsuri at Kifune Jinja Shrine, Kyoto ›› More
1st June, 2018 | Kifune Jinja Shrine, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Yokohama Port Festival, Kanagawa Pref. ›› More
1st & 2nd June, 2018 | Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Tsuzawa Yotaka Andon Matsuri (float battle), Toyama ›› More
1st & 2nd June, 2018 | Oyabe City, Toyama Pref.   ›› official website

Image Kyoto Takigi Noh at Heian Shrine in Kyoto ›› More
1st & 2nd June, 2018 | at Heian Shrine in Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Tennou-sai at Ebara Jinja, Shinagawa, Tokyo ›› More
1st - 3rd June, 2018 | at Ebara Jinja, Shinagawa, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Tennousai (float parade) at Susanoo Jinja, Arakawa, Tokyo ›› More
1st - 3rd June, 2018 | Susanoo Jinja, Arakawa, Tokyo ›› official web

Image Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Festival, Kanazawa, Ishikawa ›› More
1st - 3rd June, 2018 | Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Ise-ebi Matsuri (Lobster Fair), Shima, Mie ›› More
2nd June, 2018 | Hamashima Marine Park, Shima City, Mie Pref.   ›› official website

Image Ritual Dance at Amataki Waterfall, Kokufu, Tottori ›› More
2nd June, 2018 | at Amataki Waterfall, Kokufu, Tottori   ›› official website

Image Tohoku Kizunamatsuri Festival 2018, Morioka, Iwate ›› More
2nd & 3rd June, 2018 | in Aomori City, Sendai, Miyagi.   ›› official website

Image Enshu Hamakita Hiryu Matsuri (kite festival), Shizuoka ›› More
2nd & 3rd June, 2018 | Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Pref.   ›› official website

Image Shogawa Tourist Festival, Tonami City, Toyama Pref. ›› More
2nd & 3rd June, 2018 | in Tonami City, Toyama Pref.   ›› official website

Image Fire River; First day of climbing season at Mt. Daisen, Tottori ›› More
2nd & 3rd June, 2018 | at Mt. Daisen, Tottori Pref.   ›› official website

Image Yobuko Outsunahiki (big tug pull), Karatsu, Saga ›› More
2nd & 3rd June, 2018 | Karatsu City, Saga Pref.   ›› official website

Image Hanadaue (rice plant ceremony), Kita-Hiroshima, Hiroshima ›› More
3rd June, 2018 | at Mibujinja shrine, Kita-Hiroshima Town, Hiroshima   ›› official website

Image Oshikuragou (boat race in Japanese style), Hagi, Yamaguchi ›› More
3rd June, 2018 | at Tamaeura Harbor, Hagi City, Yamaguchi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Seppetobe (Dance in Mud Rice Field), Hioki City, Kagoshima ›› More
3rd June, 2018 | Hioki City, Kagoshima Pref.   ›› official website

Image Dontsuku Matsuri (strange ritual), Inatori, Shizuoka ›› More
3th & 4th June, 2018 | at Inatori Hot Springs, Izu, Shizuoka   ›› official website

Image Shobu-Yu Matsuri, Kaga Yamashiro Hot Springs, Ishikawa ›› More
4th & 5th June, 2018 | at Kaga Yamashiro Hot Springs, Ishikawa   ›› official website

Image Atsuta Matsuri (annual celebration), Nagoya, Aichi ›› More
5th June, 2018 | at Atsuta Jingu Shrine, Nagoya, Aichi   ›› official website

Image Shaka-shaka Matsuri (farmers parade), Kashihara, Nara ›› More
5th June, 2018 | Kashihara City, Nara   ›› official website

Image Gore-E Furyu at Tamawakasu-mikoto, Oki Island, Shimane ›› More
5th June, 2018 | at Tamawakasu-mikoto Shrine, Oki Island, Shimane Pref.   ›› official website

Image Yosakoi Soran Matsuri (dance festival), Sapporo, Hokkaido ›› More
6th - 10th June, 2018 | Odori park, Sapporo, Hokkaido   ›› official website

Image Tsukiji Shishi-Sai, Namiyoke Inari Jinja, Tokyo ›› More
6th - 10th June, 2018 | at Namiyoke Inari Jinja, Tsukiji, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Hanaku-Nyubu (buddest parade), Ominesan, Tenkawa, Nara ›› More
7th & 8th June, 2018 | at Ominesan, Tenkawa Village, Yoshino, Nara   ›› official website

Image Shirone Takogassen (huge kite fighting festival), Niigata ›› More
7th - 11th June, 2018 | along the Nakanokuchi river bank in Shirone, Niigata   ›› official website

Image Sanno Matsuri at Hie Shrine, Chiyoda, Tokyo ›› More
7th - 17th June, 2018 | at Hie Shrine, Chiyoda, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Tonami Yodaka Matsuri in Tonami City, Toyama Pref. ›› More
8th & 9th June, 2018 | in Tonami City, Toyama Pref.   ›› official website

Image Yosakoi Dance Festival at Noto, Wakura, Nanao, Ishikawa ›› More
8th - 10th June, 2018 | Wakura, Nanao City, Ishikawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Torigoe Matsuri at Torigoe Shrine, Taito, Tokyo ›› More
8th - 10th June, 2018 | at Torigoe Shrine, Taito, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Chagu Chagu Umako (Horse Festival), Morioka, Iwate ›› More
9th June, 2018 | Morioka City, Iwate Pref.   ›› official website

Image Okinawa Matsuri 2018 at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo ››More
9th & 10th June, 2018 | Yoyogi Park, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Reitaisai (Ceremony at Shrine) at Sumidagawa Jinja, Tokyo ›› More
9th & 10th June, 2018 | at Sumidagawa Jinja, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Ikeda Taisai (Local Town's Festival), Ikeda Town, Fukui ›› More
9th - 11th June, 2018 | Ikeda Town, Fukui Pref.   ›› official website

Image Bunkyo Ajisai Matsuri - Hydrangea) Flower Festival, Bunkyo, Tokyo ›› More
9th - 17th June, 2018 | Hakusan Park, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Taue Sai - Rice-planting Festival, at Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto ›› More
10th June, 2018 | at Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto ›› official website

Image FOOMA (Food Machinery Exhibition), Tokyo Big Sight ›› More
12th - 15th June, 2018 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Rice Planting Festival at the Sumiyoshi Shrine in Osaka ›› More
14th June, 2018 | at the Sumiyoshi Shrine in Osaka   ›› official website

Image Sapporo Matsuri - Hokkaido-jingu Reisai, at Odori Park and others ›› More
14th - 16th June, 2018 | Odori Park and others, Sapporo, Hokkaido ›› official website

Image Enma Ichi (night market), Kashiwazaki City, Niigata ›› More
14th - 16th June, 2018 | Kashiwazaki City, Niigata Pref.   ›› official website

Image Herb Festival at Lake Kawaguchiko, Yamanashi ›› More
15th June - 8th July, 2018 | Lake Kawaguchiko, Yamanashi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Shiretoko Hiraki (Summer coming festival), Rausu, Hokkaido ›› More
16th & 17th June, 2018 | at Rausu Town, Hokkaido   ›› official website

Image OUTDOOR DAY JAPAN 2018, Sapporo ›› More
16th, 17h June at Redbrick Square, Sapporo ›› official web

Image Kumo-Gassen (battle of spiders), Kajiki Town, Kagoshima ›› More
17th June, 2018 | at Kajiki Town, Aira City, Kagoshima   ›› official website

Image Itoman Harlee (boat race) , Okinawa ›› More
17th June, 2018 | at Itoman Fishery Harbour, Okinawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Marugame Castle Cool Breeze Festa 2018, Kagawa ›› More
17th June, 2018 | at Marugame Catsle, Marugame City, Kagawa   ›› official website

Image Toyota Oiden Festival, Toyota City, Aichi ›› More
17th June - 29th July, 2018 | Toyota City, Aichi   ›› official website

Image Rice-Planting Festival, Imabari, Ehime ›› More
18th June, 2018 | at O-yamazumi Jinja Shrine, O-mishima Island, Imabari, Ehime ›› official web

Image Bamboo Cutting Ceremony at Kurama Temle, Kyoto ›› More
20th June, 2018 | at Kurama Temle, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Heiwajima Antique Show at Tokyo Ryutsu Center ›› More
22nd - 24th June, 2018 | at Tokyo Ryutsu Center, Heiwajima, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Yukata Matsuri (Japanese summer kimono) at Himeji, Hyogo ›› More
22nd - 24th June, 2018 | Himeji Catsle, Hyogo Pref.   ›› official website

Image Hozuki Ichi (ground cherry fair), at Atago-jinja Shrine, Minato-ku, Tokyo ›› More
23rd & 24th June, 2018 | at Atago-jinja Shrine, Minato-ku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Izawano-miya Otaue-sai, Rice-planting Rites at Izawano-miya Shrine, Isobe-cho, Shima, Mie ›› More
24th June, 2018 | Izawano-miya Shrine, Isobe-cho, Shima, Mie   ›› official website

Image Kyoto Big Antique Fair, at Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto ›› More
29th June - 1st July, 2018 | Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto  ›› official website

Image Creators' Market 2018 at Port Messe Nagoya, Aichi ›› More
30th June - 1st July, 2018 | at Port Messe Nagoya, Aichi   ›› official website

Image Den Den Matsuri at Isonokami Shrine, Tenri, Nara ›› More
30th June, 2018 | at Isonokami Shrine, Tenri City, Nara   ›› official website

Image Gokuro Matsuri (fancy costume), Yoshinogawa, Tokushima ›› More
30th June, 2018 | Yoshinogawa City, Tokushima   ›› 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, 2018 | Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen-jinja Shrine, Komitake-jinja Shrine, Fuji-Yoshida, Yamanashi  ›› official website

Image Aizen-san Matsuri at Aizendo Shomanin Temple, Osaka ›› More
30th June - 2nd July, 2018 | at Aizendo Shomanin Temple, Osaka   ›› official website

Events continued from previous month

Image Iris Festival at Suigo Itako Park, Ibaraki Pref. ›› More
26th May - 24th June, 2018 | at Suigo Itako Park, Ibaraki Pref.   ›› official website

Image Kamo River Summer Terrace beside Kamo River, Kyoto ›› More
1st May - 30th September, 2018 | Kamo River, Kyoto  ›› official website

Image ‘Timber’ rafting on Kitayama River, Kitayama village, Wakayama Pref. ›› More
1st May - 30th September, 2018 | Kitayama River, Kitayama village, Wakayama  ›› official website

Image Tsuzawa Yotaka Andon Festival in the Tsuzawa district of Oyabe, Toyama Prefecture ›› More
31st May - 2nd June, 2018 | Tsuzawa district of Oyabe, Toyama Prefecture  ›› official website

Art Exhibition

Image YAYOI KUSAMA - ALL ABOUT MY LOVE, at MATSUMOTO CITY MUSEUM OF ART, Nagano ›› More
3rd March - 22nd July, 2018 | MATSUMOTO CITY MUSEUM OF ART, Nagano ›› official website

Image ISAMU NOGUCHI, from sculpture to body & garden, at The Kagawa Museum ›› More
7th April - 3rd June, 2018 | The Kagawa Museum ›› official website

Image Mt. FUJI by HOKUSAI at the Akita Museum of Modern Art ›› More
21st April - 17th June, 2018 | Akita Museum of Modern Art ›› official website

Image Japan in Architecture: Genealogies of Its Transformation, at Mori Art Museum, Roppongi, Tokyo ›› More
25th April - 17th September, 2018 | Mori Art Museum, Roppongi, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Le Corbusier / Chandigarh - Creation and Context -, at The Archi-Depot, Shinagawa, Tokyo ›› More
26th May - 16th July, 2018 | The Archi-Depot, Shinagawa, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Villains in Ukiyo-e PARTⅡ at Ōta Memorial Museum of Art, Tokyo ›› More
2nd June - 29th July, 2018 | The Ōta Memorial Museum of Art, Tokyo ›› official website

Image The 150th Anniversary of his Birth: Yokoyama Taikan, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto ›› More
8th June - 22nd July, 2018 | The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto ›› official website

Image Special exhibition Taisho MODANZU-Yma Taisho jury and the Tokyo modern design, at Hibiya Library and Museum, Tokyo ›› More
8th June - 7th August, 2018 | The Hibiya Library and Museum, Tokyo ›› official website