Description Prefecture(Area)/Category
Local Kabuki Performance (special event with english guide)
In order to maintain the Gifu's long-standing local kabuki tradition known as ji-kabuki, people organize periodical performances as well as various other events across the region.


2016/4/4 - 2017/3/26
Gifu (Chubu)
Annual Events
Gishi-sai (Winter)
A festival honoring the forty-seven loyal retainers in Akoh, popular in movies and dramas
December 14th - [Winter]
Tokyo (Kanto)
Annual Events
Kasuga Wakamiya On-Matsuri
An elegant festival of traditional performing arts continuously passed down since the 12th Century
December 15th - December 18th [Winter]
Nara (Kansai)
Annual Events
A lively fair full of Edo sentiments, brightly coloring downtown Tokyo at the year-end
December 17th - December 19th [Winter]
Tokyo (Kanto)
Annual Events
Beppu Christmas HANABI Fantasia

December 23th - December 24th [Winter]
Oita (Kyushu/Okinawa)
Annual Events
Chichibu Yomatsuri
Gorgeous floats dash up a steep slope. The fireworks displays lighting up the winter evening sky are spectacular.
December 2nd - December 3rd [Winter]
Saitama (Kanto)
Annual Events
Oga Namahage Festival
On New Year's Eve, strange deities holding cooking knives go around visiting homes in Oga
December 31st - [Winter]
Akita (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Okera-Mairi Festival
A traditional New Year's Eve ritual of Kyoto praying for sound health in the New Year
December 31st - [Winter]
Kyoto (Kansai)
Annual Events