What is Hinamatsuri? Girl’s Day in Japan

March 3rd is Hinamatsuri Festival, which is often translated as Girl's Day or Doll's Day in Japan. Here we explain what it is, how to celebrate it and where to see gorgeous Hina dolls in Japan!

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!

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!

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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What is Golden Week in Japan?: Travel Tips for Long Weekends 2021

Golden Week is a long holiday week in Japan in May. It's the best time to travel around Japan, but it's better if you know the tips to travel efficiently!

Japanese events: 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.

Koenji Awa Odori Festival And Related Events

Koenji Awa Odori Festival is a popular 2-day festival taking place in August. In this article we'll explain the history of the event and explain how you can learn the Awa Odori yourself!

The Three Great Festivals Of Japan

Japan held a ton of festivals each year. Here’s a quick rundown of the three major festivals of Japan and how you can enjoy them.

Sport Events in Tokyo – Getting Tickets to Sumo, Baseball and More!

In this article we will highlights the most important sport events and competitions in Tokyo and explain how to get tickets to visit!

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Japan

In most Asian countries, people celebrate Chinese New Year, and Japan in no exception. Read all about the festivities in Japan in this blog.
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