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Special deals and events in Japan

  Description Prefecture(Area)/Category
Bonden-sai
A contest to become the first to reach the sacred mountain, carrying bonden for the gods to descend.
2015/1/17 - 2015/1/17 [Winter]
Akita (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Oga Namahage Festival
On New Year's Eve, strange deities holding cooking knives go around visiting homes in Oga
2015/2/1 - [Winter]
Akita (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival
A fantastic world appearing on a snow country evening. Chatting with children in rooms made of snow.
2015/2/14 - 2015/2/16 [Winter]
Akita (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Hachinohe Enburi
Dancing and praying for a rich harvest.A dance expressing farm work to signal the arrival of the northern spring.
2015/2/17 - 2015/2/20 [Winter]
Aomori (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Chagu Chagu Umako Horse Festival
Departing from a mountain village, 100 horses parade down to the town in a merry jingling of bells
2015/6/13 - [Summer]
Iwate (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Soma-Nomaoi
A 1,000-year-old traditional festival which introduces the code of the samurai of the Warring States Period to the present day.
2015/7/25 - 2015/7/27 [Summer]
Fukushima (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri
Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.
2015/8/1 - 2015/8/7 [Summer]
Aomori (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri
Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.
2015/8/2 - 2015/8/7 [Summer]
Aomori (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Akita Kanto Matsuri
Looming up in the darkness, the kanto bamboo poles waver like ears of rice plants
2015/8/3 - 2015/8/6 [Summer]
Akita (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Yamagata Hanagasa Matsuri
A performance of 10,000 dancers holding hanagasa (flower hats) adorned with safflowers.
2015/8/5 - 2015/8/7 [Summer]
Yamagata (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Sendai Tanabata Matsuri
Renowned as the 'Green City,' Sendai becomes immersed in Tanabata decorations.
2015/8/6 - 2015/8/8 [Summer]
Miyagi (Tohoku)
Annual Events