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Tomin Festival 2015

Tomin Festival 2015

Every week, there’s someone performing somewhere on a stage in Tokyo. Prices, however, aren’t cheap, which is why the Tomin Festival 2015 is a jackpot for lovers of the performing arts who are on a budget. Over two months, 36 performances will be held ...

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Yakushiji Shuni-e Hana-e-shiki

Yakushiji Shuni-e Hana-e-shiki, Flower Offering Ceremony at Yakushiji Temple, Nara, Nara Prefecture. This festival symbolizes the arrival of spring and is to pray for the prosperous world. The interior of the temple’s main hall is lavishly decorated with a variety of flowers. Various events ...

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Bokutei Sakura Matsuri

Bokutei Sakura Matsuri

Bokutei Sakura Matsuri is a Cherry Blossom Festival at Sumida Koen Park in Sumida-ku. Some events are scheduled on Sakurabashi Bridge over the Sumida River on Saturdays and Sundays. The festival period could vary depending on the cherry blossoms, but is tentatively planned from ...

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Kan-ou-no-Yube

Kan-ou-no-Yube, a Cherry Blossom-viewing Festival at night, takes place at Sankei-en Garden in Yokohama. This Japanese-style landscape garden has about 300 cherry trees. Visitors can enjoy cherry blossom-viewing even in the evening, since the garden is lit up until 9 p.m. during the period. ...

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Kitano Odori, Japanese traditional dance by geiko

Kitano Odori, Japanese traditional dance by geiko (professional entertainers) at Kamishichiken Kaburenjo Theater, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto. A performance is held twice at 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily. Admission is ¥4,300. Access: By municipal bus No. 50 or 101 from Kyoto Station to Kitano Tenmangu-mae ...

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Ueno Sakura Matsuri

Ueno Sakura Matsuri is a Cherry Blossom Festival at Ueno Park in Taito-ku. Visitors can view around 800 cherry trees in bloom and, with the aid of thousands of bonbori (paper lanterns), can even see them illumined during the evening. The bonbori will be ...

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Great Japan Beer Festival

Great Japan Beer Festival

Kanpai! Japan’s largest beer festival will once again be held in Tokyo this June. Hosted by the Japan Craft Beer Association (JCBA), this weekend-long festival offers attendees the chance to sample some of the best “liquid bread” on the Japanese Market and hear from ...

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