Category: Events (Page2)
This section includes articles about Japan's numerous festivals, holidays, and other events.
It is often called “Sports Aikido” or “Tomiki Aikido,” but its actual name is Shodokan Aikido. Tomiki Kenji, the founder of this style of Aikido, chose this name.
May 2, 2018
Every year between April 29th and May 5th, a period with a cluster of national holidays known in Japan as Golden Week, the village of Arita holds a festival about all things porcelain
May 1, 2018
In Yokkaichi prefecture, along the river side and small bridge ways, these trees which are bare the whole of winter would sprout out their little buds at the beginning of April which is a sign the time for celebration.
March 23, 2018
Most people don’t know that you can enjoy hanami (flower viewing) in late February to early March if you visit the Izu Peninsula.
March 2, 2018
So you're going to go skiing or snowboarding in Japan? Congratulations! You're going to have an amazing time.
March 1, 2018
Each prefecture in Japan may have their own uniqueness of how they enjoy each season, such as certain festivals in a particular prefecture, however, each season throughout the country promises joviality and exciting Japanese culture experiences travelers can't find anywhere else.
February 17, 2018
To enjoy winter properly, one must get into the snow. Literally. Here in Japan’s northeast, it’s been snowing since December, which means there is now enough accumulation (reaching over 5 meters) to start building things with snow.
February 14, 2018
We made a plan to go for skiing for the first time in our lives. There are many ski resorts in Nagano prefecture and the one we choose to go was the famous Ina Ski Resorts.
February 8, 2018
The Sapporo Snow Festival manages to successfully bring together traditional and popular forms of Japanese culture, whilst also promoting stronger ties between international communities, never losing sight of the local Sapporo community at its core.
February 7, 2018
Every February around the Lunar New Year there are three free winter festivals in Akita prefecture that will make you want to brave the cold for a chance to experience these unique Japanese traditions.
February 6, 2018
This year the Lake Kawaguchi Autumn Festival runs from 1 – 23 November. Lake Kawaguchi, situated in Yamanashi west of Tokyo, is one of the best spots for viewing autumn leaves as the majestic Mt. Fuji acts as a stunning backdrop for the fall colors.
November 7, 2017
The Saga International Balloon Fiesta is on now and it's a great time to visit Saga! This year the weather doesn’t even feel like winter yet!
November 2, 2017
He is perhaps, one of, if not the most internationally acclaimed and most talked about Japanese architects in the world, with a red carpet of glittering awards and citations from all parts of the globe—Japan, U.S., Italy, France, and others.
October 31, 2017