Description Prefecture(Area)/Category
Sensational Emotional Dramatical Original non-verbal performance from Kyoto.
Photo by Yoshikazu Inoue
Illustration by Yamada Akihiro
Kyoto (Kansai)
Others (Events Calendar)
World class performing arts of Okinawa
Jul.11,25 / Aug.1,8,15,22,29
Sep.19,26 / Oct.3,10
Okinawa (Kyushu/Okinawa)
Art Festival
Ukai (Cormorant Fishing)
Traditional fishing method manipulating seabirds, praised by Charlie Chaplin
May 11th - October 15th
Gifu (Chubu)
Annual Events
Ikegami Honmonji O-Eshiki
Over 300,000 worshippers at Buddhist memorial service commemorating the anniversary of High Priest Nichiren's death.
October 11th - October 13th [Autumn]
Tokyo (Kanto)
Annual Events
Nada no Kenka Matsuri
Portable shrines fiercely jolted against one another produce breathtaking scenes befitting a 'Fighting Festival'
October 14th - October 15th [Autumn]
Hyogo (Kansai)
Annual Events
Shuki Taisai Grand Autumn Festival
Enjoy the autumn in Nikko, the gateway to the Tohoku District, while gazing at the samurai procession
October 17th - [Autumn]
Tochigi (Kanto)
Annual Events
Kurama no Hi-Matsuri
The evening sky becomes ablaze with the flames of huge watch fires and 250 pine torches
October 22nd - [Autumn]
Kyoto (Kansai)
Annual Events
Jidai Matsuri
A grand ancient-costume procession where the long history of Japan unfolds before the spectators
October 22nd - [Autumn]
Kyoto (Kansai)
Annual Events
Nagasaki Kunchi Festival
A festival rich in cosmopolitan atmosphere befitting a city which has prospered through trade.
October 7th - October 9th [Autumn]
Nagasaki (Kyushu/Okinawa)
Annual Events
Takayama Matsuri Autumn Festival
The gaze of the spectators becomes riveted on the gorgeous motifs of the yatai floats.
October 9th - October 10th [Autumn]
Gifu (Chubu)
Annual Events
Shonai Kagura

Third Saturday in May through October. -
Oita (Kyushu/Okinawa)
Annual Events