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How to Enjoy Asakusa Tori no Ichi

Tori no Ichi is a traditional festival annually held in November throughout Japan. Asakusa's Tori no Ichi is the most popular among the others, and here we explain its history and how to best enjoy it.
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10 Snow Festivals in Japan 2021-2022

Not only the famous Sapporo Snow Festival, there are more snow festivals with beautiful ice and snow spectacles in Japan.
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How to Celebrate Christmas in Japan

In Japan, Christmas is not about religion but more about creating a cozy atmosphere during the dark days and enjoying the company of your lover and friends. Let us tell you a bit more about how to celebrate Christmas in Japan!
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High Spirits, Positive Vibes and Freedom: That’s Yosakoi Dance!

Yosakoi is a unique festival dance that originated in Kochi prefecture in Shikoku. Today, it is performed all over the world - Here's the introduction to Yosakoi and an opportunity to enjoy it at home!
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Traditional Japanese Summer Events: What is Tanabata?

July 7th is Tanabata, an annual event celebrated in Japan. Here we explain its history, sad story of two lovers, customs and the famous tanabata festivals!
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Gozan Okuribi: Summer Traditions in Kyoto

One of the famous summer traditions in Kyoto, here we explain what is Gozan Okuribi, how to enjoy and the best viewing spots.
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Traditional Japanese Events: What is Obon Week?

Obon week in mid August is a annual holiday where people remember their deceased ancestors. It is also one of Japan's three major holiday seasons. Here we explain everything you need to know about Obon week!
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What is Japanese Festival, Matsuri?

Throughout a year, there are several festivals are held in Japan. In this article, we introduce the history, origin and purpose of festivals in Japan!
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10 Best Summer Fireworks Festivals in Japan in 2021

In summer there you can see stunning firework displays almost every weekend in Japan. Here we have listed the best and most beautiful fireworks festivals in Japan!
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How to Celebrate Children’s Day in Japan

On May 5th, it's Children's Day in Japan. It is deeply connected to Shinto and traditional custom wishing for a good health and happiness for children.
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