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Yamagata: Zao Juhyo Light-up

Festival featuring the lighting up Juhyo, known as "Ice Monster," trees covered with frost. Schedule & Key events: ● Jan. 1, 2, 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27, Feb. 1-28 (except Tue.), March 1-3 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Juhyo lighting up Location: along Zao Ropeway Sancho Line,, Yamagata, Yamagata Access: JR ...

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Shizuoka: Atami Baien Ume Matsuri

Japanese Apricot Festival. There are about 470 Japanese apricot trees of 60 species in the garden and they begin to bloom usually from the middle of January. Various entertainments are scheduled during the festival period. Admission is 300JPY. Schedule & Key events: ● daily 8:30 ...

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Kyoto: Gion Corner Toki Tokubetsu Koen

Winter Special Performance. The demonstration of several kinds of traditional Japanese entertainments and arts is staged. Admission is 3,150JPY (2,500JPY for foreign visitors until Feb. 24). For further information, call 075-561-1119 (in English). Schedule & Key events: ● every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and national holidays (except ...

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Tokyo: Tsubaki Matsuri

Camellia Festival. Various species of camellia are usually in bloom during the festival period on Oshima Island. The festival features Oshima local performing arts such as Anko-no-Teodori (dance performed by Oshima local girls in traditional costume) and Oshima Minyo(traditional folk songs) and Yomatsuri ...

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