April 2019 - Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture

Image Beppu Hot Spring Festival, Beppu City, Oita Pref.  ›› More
1st - 7th April, 2019 | Beppu City, Oita Pref.    ›› official website

Image Miyako Odori (Traditional Spring Dance), at Gion, Kyoto ›› More
1st - 30th April, 2019 | at Gion, Higashiyama, Kyoto   ›› official web

Image Ougi Mountain Burning Ritual (Fire Festival), Beppu, Oita ›› More
2nd April, 2019 | Beppu City, Oita Pref.   ›› official website

Image Hida Ikibina Matsuri (Live Hina-Doll), Takayama, Gifu ›› More
3rd April, 2019 | at Takayama City, Gifu   ›› official web

Image Ose Matsuri (Fishermen's Festival), Numazu, Shizuoka ›› More
4th April, 2019 | at Uchiura fishing port, Numazu City, Shizuoka Pref.   ›› official web

Image Hikiyama Matsuri (Wajima-lacquer float parade), Ishikawa ›› More
4th - 6th April, 2019 | at Wajima City, Ishikawa   ›› official web

Image Watarase Baloon Race at Fujioka Sport Park, Tochigi ›› More
5th - 7th April, 2019 | at Fujioka Sport Park, Tochigi   ›› official web

Image Shingen-kou Matsuri (Takeda SHINGEN), Kohfu, Yamanashi ›› More
5th - 7th April, 2019 | at Kohfu City, Yamanashi   ›› official web

Image Shizuoka Matsuri (Spring Festival), Shizuoka ›› More
5th - 7th April, 2019 | at Shizuoka   ›› official web

Image Spring Sale of Imari Porcelain at Imari City, Saga Pref.  ›› More
5th - 7th April, 2019 | at Imari City, Saga Pref.   ›› official website

Image Ohanami Taiko (Japanese Drum) at Himeji Catsle, Hyogo ›› More
6th April, 2019 | at Himeji Catsle, Hyogo Pref.    ›› official website

Image Matsue Musha Gyoretsu (Samurai Parade), Matsue, Shimane ›› More
6th April, 2019 | Matsue City, Shimane Pref.    ›› official website

Image OUTDOOR DAY JAPAN 2019 at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo ›› More
6th, 7th April at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo | 20th, 21st April at Sannomaru Square, Fukuoka | 11th, 12th May at the Port of NAGOYA | 15th, 16h June at Redbrick Square, Sapporo ›› official web

Image DOUSAN Matsuri (Saito Dousan Festival), Gifu ›› More
6th & 7th April, 2019 | at Gifu City, Gifu   ›› official web

Image Spring Festival at Kashihara Jingu Shrine, Nara ›› More
6th & 7th April, 2019 | at Kashihara Jingu Shrine, Nara   ›› official web

Image Parade of Tokugawa IEYASU, Okazaki City, Aichi ›› More
7th April, 2019 | at Okazaki City, Aichi Pref.   ›› official web

Image Nagashi-bina Festival in Mochigase, Tottori  ›› More
7th April, 2019 | along the Sendaigawa River in Mochigase, Tottori Pref.   ›› official website

Image Uwajima Bullfighting Convention, Ehime  ›› More
7th April, 2019 | Uwajima City, Ehime Pref.    ›› official website

Image Kamakura Matsuri (Parade, Dance & Yabusame), Kanagawa ›› More
7th - 14th April, 2019 | at Kamakura City, Kanagawa   ›› official web

Image Itoigawa Kenka Matsuri (float crash battle), Niigata ›› More
10th & 11th April, 2019 | at Amatsu Shrine, Itoigawa City, Niigata    ›› official website

Image Sanno Festival at Hiyoshi-taisha Shrine, Otsu, Shiga ›› More
12th - 14th April, 2019 | at Hiyoshi-taisha Shrine, Otsu City, Shiga Pref.   ›› official web

Image Mino Matsuri (flower float parade), Mino City, Gifu ›› More
13th & 14th April, 2019 | at Mino City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official web

Image Ohashirisan (mikoshi-portable shrine- run), Yabu, Hyogo  ›› More
13th & 14th April, 2019 | at Yabu Shrine, Yabu City, Hyogo Pref.    ›› official website

Image Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Steel Phallus), Kawasaki ›› More
14th April, 2019 | at the Kanayama shrine, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Pref.  ›› official web

Image Tezikara-no-Himatsuri (fire festival) at Tazikarao Shrine, Gifu ›› More
14th April, 2019 | at Tazikarao Shrine, Gifu City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official web

Image Yahiko Yukake Matsuri (Hot Water Festival), Niigata ›› More
14th April, 2019 | at Yahiko Village, Niigata    ›› official website

Image Flower Dream 2019 at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo ›› More
14th & 15th April, 2019 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo   ›› official web

Image Sanno Matsuri at Hie Jinja Shrine, Takayama, Gifu ›› More
14th & 15th April, 2019 | at Hie Jinja Shrine, Takayama City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official web

Image Spring Festival (Float Parade) in Handa City, Aichi  ›› More
14th & 15th, 21st & 22nd April and 3rd - 4th May 2019 | in Handa City, Aichi    ›› official website

Image Fire Festival at Daijo-in of Miyajima Shrine, Hiroshima  ›› More
15th April, 2019 | at Daijo-in of Miyajima Shrine, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima  ›› official website

Image Toka-sai (spring dance festival), Miyajima Shrine, Hiroshima  ›› More
16th - 18th April, 2019 | at Miyajima Shrine, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima   ›› official website

Image Marumage Matsuri (parade with old hair stayle), Toyama ›› More
17th April, 2019 | at Himi City, Toyama Pref.   ›› official web

Image TECHNO-FRONTIER 2019, at Makuhari Messe, Chiba  ›› More
17th - 19th April, 2019 | Makuhari Messe, Chiba ›› official website

Image Okoshi Daiko (Furukawa Festival), Hida City, Gifu ›› More
19th - 20th April, 2019 | at Keta-Wakamiya Jinja Shrine, Hida City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official web

Image Japan Flower & Garden Show at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa ›› More
19th - 21st April, 2019 | at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.    ›› official website

Image Yokohama Antique Fair at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa
19th - 21st April, 2019 | at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa   ›› official web

Image Ushibuka Haiya Matsuri (Dance Festa),Amakusa, Nagasaki  ›› More
19th - 21st April, 2019 | at Amakusa City, Nagasaki Pref.    ›› official website

Image Asakusa Yabusame at Sumida park, Tokyo ›› More
20th April, 2019 | at Sumida Park, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Taishi Shotoe festival of lights, at Eifukuji Temple, Saihoin Temple and Taishi Nagomi Park in Taishi, Osaka ›› More
20th April, 2019 | Eifukuji Temple, Saihoin Temple and Taishi Nagomi Park in Taishi, Osaka ›› official web

Image Yatai Matsuri (Mikoshi Float Festival) at Otawara, Tochigi ›› More
20th & 21st April, 2019 | at Otawara, Tochigi Prefcture    ›› official website

Image Glass Fair at Sumida-ku, Tokyo ›› More
20th & 21st April, 2019 | at Sumida-ku, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Earth Day Tokyo at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo ›› More
20th & 21st April, 2019 | Yoyogi Park, Tokyo ›› official web

Image Seto Toso Matsuri (China Ware Market), Aichi ›› More
20th & 21st April, 2019 | at Seto City, Aichi    ›› official website

Image Sale Event of Tobe-yaki pottery, Ehime  ›› More
20th & 21st April, 2019 | at Tobe Town, Ehime Pref.    ›› official website

Image Hirosaki Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival), Aomori ›› More
20th April - 6th May, 2019 | Hirosaki, Aomori    ›› official website

Image Oharame Matsuri, at various places around Ohara, Kyoto ›› More
20th April - 14th June, 2019 | Oharame Matsuri, at various places around Ohara, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Bunsui Oiran Dochu (ladies parade), Tsubame City, Niigata ›› More
21st April, 2019 | at Tsubame City, Niigata Pref.    ›› official website

Image Negi-no-mai, Tenso-jinja Shrine, Ota-ku, Tokyo  ›› More
21th April, 2019 | at Tenso-jinja Shrine, Ota-ku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Haruhime Dochu (Spring Queen Parade), Nagoya, Aichi ›› More
21st April, 2019 | at Nagoya City, Aichi    ›› official website

Image Kutami Matsuri (dolls on float parade), Yaotsu, Gifu ›› More
21st April, 2019 | at Yaotsu Town, Gifu Pref.   ›› official website

Image Hanamorisai (flower festival) at Nifutuhime Jinja Shrine, Katsuragi, Wakayama ›› More
21st April, 2019 | at Nifutuhime Jinja Shrine, Katsuragi, Wakayama   ›› official website

Image Renge-e-mai (Kabuki dance), Oki-no-shima Island, Shimane  ›› More
21th April, 2019 | at Oki-Kokubunji Temple, Oki-no-shima Island, Shimane   ›› official website

Image Yasukuni-jinja Shunki Reitaisai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo  ›› More
21th - 23rd April, 2019 | at Yasukuni-jinja, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Japan Hobby Show 2019 at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo ›› More
25th - 27th April, 2019 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo   ›› official web

Image Hida Kamioka Matsuri at Hida City, Gifu Pref. ›› More
27th April, 2019 | at Hida City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official web

Image Shunki Kagura Sai - Spring Festival, at Ise-jingu Shrine - Naiku, Ise, Mie ›› More
28th - 30th April, 2019 | Ise-jingu Shrine - Naiku, Ise, Mie   ›› official web

Image Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival, Yamagata ›› More
29th April - 3rd May, 2019 | Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture    ›› official website

Image Noshiro Takoage Taikai (flying kite event), Noshiro, Akita ›› More
28th April, 2019 | Noshiro City, Akita Prefecture    ›› official website

Image Kyokusui-no-en (poem writing), Jonangu, Fushimiku, Kyoto  ›› More
29th April, 2019 | at Jonangu Shrine, Fushimiku, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Hayama Matsuri, Hayama-jinja Shrine, Hayama Park, Kabayama, Mimata-cho, Miyazaki  ›› More
29th April, 2019 | Hayama-jinja Shrine, Hayama Park, Kabayama, Mimata-cho, Miyazaki ›› official website

Image Haru-no Sado Geino-sai - Local folk dances and other local performing arts of Sado Island, Niigata ›› More
29th & 30th April, 2019 | Sado Island, Niigata   ›› official web

Image Spring Festival at the Meiji Shrine in Yoyogi Park in Tokyo ›› More
29th April - 3rd May, 2019 | at the Meiji Shrine in Yoyogi Park in Tokyo   ›› official web

Image Kasama-no-Toensai (Himatsuri), Geijutsu-no-mori Park, Kasama, Ibaraki ›› More
29th April - 5th May, 2019 | Geijutsu-no-mori Park, Kasama, Ibaraki   ›› official web

Image Mibu Kyogen at Mibu-dera Temple, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto ›› More
29th April - 5th May, 2019 | Mibu-dera Temple, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto   ›› official web

Image Arita Ceramic Fair, Arita, Saga ›› More
29th April - 5th May, 2019 | Arita, Saga    ›› official web

Image Takaoka Mikuruyama (Float Parade), Takaoka, Toyama ›› More
30th April - 1st May, 2019 | at Takaoka City, Toyama Pref.   ›› official web

Image Kurayami Matsuri (Okunitama-jinja Reitaisai), Okunitama-jinja Shrine, Kyu-Koshu-kaido Street and others, Fuchu, Tokyo ›› More
30th April - 6th May, 2019 | Okunitama-jinja Shrine, Kyu-Koshu-kaido Street and others, Fuchu, Tokyo ›› official web

Events continued from previous month

Image TOKYO HARUSAI; Spring Festival in Tokyo — Tokyo Opera Nomori 2019, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan & other places in Tokyo  ›› More
15th March - 14th April, 2019 | Tokyo Bunka Kaikan & other places in Tokyo ›› official website

Image Ueno Sakura Matsuri, Cherry Blossom Festival at Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo  ›› More
21st March - 7th April, 2019 | at Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Bokutei Sakura Matsuri, Sumida Park, Sakurabashi Bridge and others, Sumida-ku, Tokyo  ›› More
21st March - 10th April, 2019 | Sumida Park, Sakurabashi Bridge and others, Sumida-ku, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Oedo Fukagawa Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom), Tokyo ›› More
23rd March - 7th April, 2019 | Koto-ku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Hachikenya Ohanami Festa at Temmabashi, Osaka  ›› More
Weekend during 23rd March - 14th April, 2019 | at Temmabashi River Front, Osaka  ›› official website

Image Kitano Odori (Traditional Dance) by Kamishichiken, Kyoto  ›› More
25th March - 7th April, 2019 | by Kamishichiken Kabukikai, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Light Up on Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto ›› More
25th March - 9th April, 2019 | at Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Chiyoda-no-Sakura Matsuri, Yasukuni-jinja Shrine, Chidorigafuchi and others, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo  ›› More
27th March - 10th April, 2019 | Yasukuni-jinja Shrine, Chidorigafuchi and others, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Art Exhibition

Image GIGA TOWN in TERA TOWN -a catalog of manga symbols by KONO FUMIYO, Kyoto International Manga Museum, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto ›› More
22nd November, 2018 - 2nd April, 2019 | Kyoto International Manga Museum, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto ›› official website

Image Lineage of Eccentrics; The Miraculous World of Edo Painting at TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Ueno Park, Tokyo ›› More
9th February - 7th April, 2019 | TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Ueno Park, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Roppongi Crossing 2019: Connexions: Japanese Contemporary Art Here and Now! at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo ›› More
9th February - 26th May, 2019 | The Mori Art Museum, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Art Miyagi 2019 at The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Miyagi ›› More
23rd February - 7th April, 2019 | The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Miyagi ›› official website

Image The Seven Lamps of The Art Museum at Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hijiyama Park, Hiroshima ›› More
9th March - 26th May, 2019 | Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hijiyama Park, Hiroshima ›› official website

Image “Rainbow Artist”Ay-O Exhibition at Karuizawa New Art Museum, Nagano ›› More
16th March - 30th June, 2019 | Karuizawa New Art Museum, Nagano ›› official website

Image Ito Jakuchu Exhibition at Fukushima Prefectual Art Museum ›› More
26th March - 6th May, 2019 | Fukushima Prefectual Art Museum ›› official website

Image Byobu Roman; Exosic Stand Wall, at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art ›› More
2nd April - 6th May, 2019 | Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art ›› official website

Image Exhibition of Entertainments from Edo Era, at Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido ›› More
12th April - 19th June, 2019 | Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido ›› official website

Image The KYOTOGRAPHIE International Photography Festival ›› More
13th April - 12th May, 2019 | the height of the spring tourist season in Kyoto, in a style that is unique in Asia ›› official website

Image The Human Body as a Microcosm: Art, Anatomy and Astrology at Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo ›› More
20th April - 27th June, 2019 | Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo ›› official website

Image nendo × Suntory Museum of Art, information or inspiration? at SUNTORY Museum of Art, Akasaka, Tokyo ›› More
27th April - 2nd June, 2019 | SUNTORY Museum of Art, Akasaka, Tokyo ›› official website