Mar 31, 2013

Atami Kaijo Hanabi Taikai (Fireworks Display)

Atami Kaijo Hanabi Taikai (Fireworks Display)

31st March / 29th April / 20th and 28th July / 5th, 8th, 20th, 25th and 31st August / 16th September / 8th, 15th, and 23rd December, 2013Atami Kaijo Hanabi Taikai or Fireworks Display over Atami Beach, Atami, Shizuoka Pref., is scheduled from 8:20 pm to 8:45 pm (about 3,000 fireworks).

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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.ataminews.gr.jp/hanabi/


熱海海上花火大会

Mitsuyama Taisai (all the gods across the country) at Harima, Himeji City, Hyogo

Mitsuyama Taisai (all the gods across the country) at Harima, Himeji City, Hyogo

31st March - 7th April, 2013 | at Harima, Himeji City, Hyogo
Held once every twenty years, Harimanokuni Souja (the main shrine in Harima, also known as Itatehyozu Shrine) hosts the Mitsuyama Taisai Festival.
The shrine wards away disasters and misfortune by purifying the entire country.
The main feature of the festival is three 18 meter decorated floats believed to call on all the gods across the country that are placed in front of the shrine.


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://sohsha.jp/mitsuyama.html


三ツ山大祭(播磨国総社・射楯兵主神社)兵庫県姫路市

Mar 29, 2013

Hakkouda Walk (walk along the snow wall), on Goldline Root 103, Aomori Pref.

Hakkouda Walk (walk along the snow wall), on Goldline Root 103, Aomori

29th - 31st March, 2013 | on Goldline Root 103, Aomori Pref.


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.tohokukanko.jp/


八甲田ウォーク(酸ヶ湯谷地温泉 青森県)

DORO-UCHI-MATSURI (Mud-Throwing Festival) at Hosaka Aso, Asakura, Fukuoka

DORO-UCHI-MATSURI (Mud-Throwing Festival) at Hosaka Aso, Asakura, Fukuoka

28th March, 2013 | at Hosaka Aso Shrine, Asakura City, Fukuoka

The Hosaka Aso Shrine is a branch shrine of the Aso Shrine in Higo Kumamoto, which was established for the god of childbirth in the Hosaka district, at the beginning of the Edo era, in 1962 (Genroku 4th yr). DORO-UCHI-MATSURI, which is famous as a peculiar festival in Haki, as well as OSHIROI-MATSURI, has been held for more than 300 years in the Hosaka Aso Shrine.

This festival was designated as a Fukuoka Prefecture Intangible Cultural Treasure in 1958 (Showa 33rd yr).


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.amagiasakura.net/


 「泥打ち祭り」穂坂阿蘇神社(福岡県朝倉市)

Sairei-furyu (Momote Matsuri - Japanese Archery Ritual), Okinoshima Island, Shimane

Sairei-furyu (Momote Matsuri - Japanese Archery Ritual), Okinoshima Island, Shimane

28th March, 2013 | at Hanaike-jinja, Okinoshima Island, Shimane


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.town.okinoshima.shimane.jp/


「花生神社祭礼風流(百手祭り)」島根県 隠岐の島町

Mar 27, 2013

Kamakazuno Kagura (Spring Lion Dance) at Kamakazu Ise Shrine, Asahi City, Chiba

http://www.edo265.net/japan/photo/130327kamakazu.jpg

27th - 28th March, 2013 | at Kamakazu Ise Shrine, Asahi City, Chiba


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.city.asahi.lg.jp/kanko/004_04.html


「鎌数の神楽」千葉県旭市

Mar 25, 2013

Kitano Odori (Traditional Spring Dance) by Kamishichiken Kabukikai, Kyoto

Kitano Odori (Traditional Spring Dance) by Kamishichiken Kabukikai, Kyoto

25th March - 4th April, 2013 | by Kamishichiken Kabukikai, Kyoto

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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.maiko3.com/


「北野をどり」京都市上京区・上七軒歌舞練場

Mar 24, 2013

Goshiki-Hime Fukkatsu-sai (Reborn of Heike's Princess), Iyo City, Ehime

Goshiki-Hime Fukkatsu-sai (Reborn of Heike's Princess), Iyo City, Ehime

24th March, 2013 | at Iyo City, Ehime


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://iyokankou.jp/event/entry/000079.html


「五色姫復活祭」愛媛県伊予市

Momote-sai (Japanese Archery Ritual) at Okadaya Public Hall, Ube City, Yamaguchi

Momote-sai (Japanese Archery Ritual) at Okadaya Public Hall, Ube City, Yamaguchi

24th March, 2013 | at Okadaya Public Hall, Ube City, Yamaguchi


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.oidemase.or.jp/


「百手祭」宇部市岡田屋公会堂

Yokosuka Spring Festa at USA Naval Base, Kanagawa

Yokosuka Spring Festa at USA Naval Base, Kanagawa

24th March, 2013 | at USA Naval Base, Kanagawa

Bring the family to enjoy the Spring Festival Open Base with our host nation friends. Activities include Ship Tour, games, air toys and live entertainment in the Benny Decker Theater and outdoor stages. 


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[Official Homepage of the Event] 
http://www.japanbases.com
http://www.city.yokosuka.kanagawa.jp/


 「日米親善よこすかスプリングフェスタ」米海軍横須賀基地(神奈川県横須賀市)

Mar 23, 2013

Renewal Open! Ishinomori Anime Museum, Ishinomaki, Miyagi

Renewal Open! Ishinomori Anime Museum, Ishinomaki, Miyagi

23rd March, 2013 | Ishinomaki, Miyagi


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.man-bow.com/manga/

石ノ森萬画館(宮城県石巻市)

Mar 22, 2013

Light Up on Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto

Light Up on Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto

22nd March - 7th April, 2013 | at Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.kiyomizudera.or.jp/event/index.html


清水寺 夜の特別拝観(京都市)

Japan Flower & Garden Show 2013 at Makuhari Messe, Chiba Pref.

Japan Flower & Garden Show 2013 at Makuhari Messe, Chiba Pref.

22nd - 24th March, 2013 | at Makuhari Messe, Chiba Pref.


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.kateiengei.or.jp/show/index.html


「2013日本フラワー & ガーデンショウ」幕張メッセ(千葉)

Japan Fishing Festival 2013 at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.

Japan Fishing Festival 2013 at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.

22nd - 24th March, 2013 | at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.jaftma-jaff.com/


「国際フィッシングショー2013」パシフィコ横浜(神奈川県)

ART FAIR TOKYO 2013 at Tokyo Forum

ART FAIR TOKYO 2013 at Tokyo Forum

22nd - 24th March, 2013 | at Tokyo Forum


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://artfairtokyo.com


アートフェア東京(東京国際フォーラム)

Mar 21, 2013

Tokyo International Anime Fair, at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center in Odiaba and Ariake, Tokyo

Tokyo International Anime Fair, at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center in Odiaba and Ariake, Tokyo

21th - 24th March, 2013 | at the Tokyo Big Sight

Tokyo International Anime Fair is held at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center in Odiaba and Ariake, Tokyo.
Describing the event Virginia Hefferman wrote in the New York Times: "The Death-Star-sized convention center that housed the fair—with its sprawling trade show, closed-door industry symposiums and awards ceremony—were decked with images of exuberant, candy-colored anime figures. As they gazed down on the hundred thousand or so fans who ambled among the booths, their googly baby eyes, seemed to monitor the proceedings."


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.tokyoanime.jp/en/



「東京国際アニメフェア」東京ビッグサイト(東京都江東区有明)

Otaue-matsuri (Rice Planting Ritual) at Morotayama Shrine, Kunisaki City, Oita Pref.

Otaue-matsuri (Rice Planting Ritual) at Morotayama Shrine, Kunisaki City, Oita

20th March, 2013 | at Morotayama Shrine, Kunisaki City, Oita

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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://kunisaki.we-love-oita.or.jp/


「諸田山神社 御田植祭」大分県国東市

Mar 18, 2013

Jigen-e (Gold Dragon Festival) at Asakusa-Kannon, Taito, Tokyo

Jigen-e (Gold Dragon Festival) at Asakusa-Kannon, Taito, Tokyo

18th March, 2013 | at Asakusa-Kannon, Taito, Tokyo

On March 18 in the year 628 (the 36th year of the reign of Empress Suiko), two fishermen brothers who were catching fish at the Sumida River found a small Buddhist statue.
They gave it to Haji no Nakatomo, who realized it was a statue of the bodhisattva Kannon.
He enshrined this statue on a Japanese pagoda tree stump, entered the priesthood, turned his home into a temple, and became deeply religious.
This manifestation of the bodhisattva Kannon was the beginning of Sensoji Temple, which is celebrated by the Asakusa Kannon Jigen-e ritual. Sensoji Temple originated from the honorific name "Kinryuzan" (Golden Dragon Mountain).


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.gotokyo.org/en/


「浅草観音示現会 金龍の舞」東京都台東区

Mar 17, 2013

Tarou Tarou Matsuri (Spring Festival), Ichikikushikino City, Kagoshima

Tarou Tarou Matsuri (Spring Festival), Ichikikushikino City, Kagoshima

17th March, 2013 | at Ichikikushikino City, Kagoshima


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://ichiki-kushikino.com/events/post_5.html


「太郎太郎祭り」羽島崎神社(鹿児島県いちき串木野市)

En Nen Sai (Festival to pray Long Life) at Urashima Shrine, Ine Town, Kyoto

En Nen Sai (Festival to pray Long Life) at Urashima

17th March, 2013 | at Urashima Shrine, Ine Town, Kyoto


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://ine-kankou.jp/kankou/sightseeing/000067.php


「延年祭(福棒祭)」京都府 与謝郡 伊根町

Mar 16, 2013

Sagicho Matsuri at Himure Hachimangu Shrine, Shiga

Sagicho Matsuri at Himure Hachimangu Shrine, Shiga

16th - 17th March, 2013 | at Himure Hachimangu Shrine, Shiga
Big floats are ignited with fire one after the other and men wearing make-up dance wildly.

On Sunday evening in mid-March, people dance excitedly amid showers of fire sparks around the blazing Sagicho floats. This explains why this festival is also called the Omihachiman no Hi-matsuri (Omihachiman Shrine fire festival).


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://en.biwako-visitors.jp/
http://www.omi8.com/maturi/sagicho.htm


左義長まつり (滋賀県近江八幡市)

Spring Festival (Float Parade) in Handa City, Aichi

Spring Festival (Float Parade) in Handa City, Aichi

16th & 17th March, and 3rd & 4th May, 2013 | in Handa City, Aichi

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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.handa-kankou.com/event/event_haru3.html


Sake no jin (Saki - Rice Wine - Fair), Niigata

Sake no jin (Saki - Rice Wine - Fair), Niigata

16th - 17th March, 2013 | at Toki Messe, Niigata

Sake no jin is an annual sake fair, attended by about one hundred sake producers from across Niigata Prefecture, a prefecture well known for its high quality rice and rice wine. Sake no jin is held on a weekend in mid March at the Toki Messe convention center in Niigata City.
Everybody over the age of twenty is welcome to attend the fair and taste from a large variety of Niigata sake. Admission to the fair is free. However, if you wish to do some tasting, you need to pay 2000 yen in exchange for a sake cup to be used to taste from hundreds of types of sake and sake related products on display.
In addition to the sake brewers' stands, Sake no jin features a number of stage events including a tasting challenge and dance performances. There is also a food corner with Niigata specialties.


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://niigata-sake.or.jp/torikumi/sakenojin/



にいがた酒の陣

Mar 15, 2013

Hounensai (Festival to pray for good harvest) at Tagata Shrine, Komaki City, Aichi

Hounensai (Festival to pray for good harvest) at Tagata Shrine, Komaki City, Aichi

15th March, 2013 | at Tagata Shrine, Komaki City, Aichi


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.tagatajinja.com/index.html


Hounensai (Festival to pray for good harvest) at Tagata Shrine, Komaki City, Aichi

「田縣神社 豊年祭」愛知県小牧市

Hadaka-Mairi (Go to Shrine with Naked) at Kumano Shrine, Shikaido City, Chiba Pref.

Hadaka-Mairi (Go to Shrine with Naked) at Kumano Shrine, Shikaido City, Chiba

15th March, 2013 | at Kumano Shrine, Shikaido City, Chiba


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.kanko.chuo.chiba.jp/


 「熊野神社 裸参り」千葉県四街道市

Mar 13, 2013

KasugaSai (Spring Festival), at the Kasuga Shrine in Nara Pref.

KasugaSai (Spring Festival), at the Kasuga Shrine in Nara

13th March, 2013 | at the Kasuga-Taisha Shrine in Nara Pref.

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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.kasugataisha.or.jp/index.html


「春日祭(かすがさい)」奈良県 春日大社

Mar 10, 2013

Grand Sumo Tournament, 10th - 24th March at Osaka

Grand Sumo Tournament, 10th - 24th March at Osaka

Sumo is a Japanese style of wrestling and Japan's national sport.
It originated in ancient times as a performance to entertain the Shinto gods.
Many rituals with religious background are still followed today.


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.sumo.or.jp/eng/index.html


Grand Sumo Tournament, 10th - 24th March at Osaka

大相撲3月場所(大阪)

Gaun Gaun Festival at Fukada Shrine, Ichikikushikino City, Kagoshima

Gaun Gaun Festival at Fukada Shrine, Ichikikushikino City, Kagoshima

10th March, 2013 | at Fukada Shrine, Ichikikushikino City, Kagoshima


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://ichiki-kushikino.com/events/314.html


Gaun Gaun Festival at Fukada Shrine, Ichikikushikino City, Kagoshima

「ガウンガウン祭り」鹿児島県いちき串木野市

Hounensai (Festival to pray for good harvest) at Ooagata Shrine, Inuyama City, Aichi

Hounensai (Festival to pray for good harvest) at Ooagata Shrine, Inuyama City, Aichi

10th March, 2013 | at Oo-Agata Shrine, Inuyama City, Aichi Pref.


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.inuyama.gr.jp/


「大縣神社 豊年祭」愛知県犬山市

Yamada Spring Festival at Tsunemochi Shrine, Chichibu City, Saitama

Yamada Spring Festival at Tsunemochi Shrine, Chichibu City, Saitama

10th March, 2013 | at Tsunemochi Shrine, Chichibu City, Saitama


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.chichibu.info/modules/gnavi/index.php?lid=183


「山田の春まつり」埼玉県秩父市

Mar 9, 2013

Aso Mountain Burning Ritual (Fire Festival), Aso City, Kumamoto Pref.

Aso Mountain Burning Ritual (Fire Festival), Aso City, Kumamoto

9th & 19th March, 2013 | Aso City, Kumamoto Pref.


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.asocity-kanko.jp/course/spring02.html


「阿蘇の野焼き(阿蘇の火まつり)」熊本県

Echigo Matsudai Fuyu-no-jin (Winter Festival) at Toukamachi City, Niigata Pref.

Echigo Matsudai Fuyu-no-jin (Winter Festival) at Toukamachi City, Niigata

9th - 10th March, 2013 | at Toukamachi City, Niigata


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.tokamachishikankou.jp/en/


「越後まつだい冬の陣」新潟県十日町市

Saito Festival at Kashimajingu Shrine, Kashima City, Ibaraki Pref.

Saito Festival at Kashimajingu Shrine, Kashima City, Ibaraki

9th March, 2013 | at Kashimajingu Shrine, Kashima City, Ibaraki Pref.

Saito Festival in Kashimajingu Shrine in Kashima, Ibaraki Prefectures features costumed people with oak sticks doing a maypole-like dance to drumbeats and songs.


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.sopia.or.jp/kashima-kanko/


「祭頭祭・春季祭」 茨城県鹿嶋市(鹿島神宮)

Mar 8, 2013

Higashiyama Hanatōro (flower & light road), Kyoto

Higashiyama Hanatōro (flower & light road), Kyoto

The next Higashiyama Hanatoro will be held from March 8 to 17, 2013.

During the March Hanatoro the streets of Kyoto's historic Higashiyama District are lined by more than 2400 lanterns that stretch from Shorenin all the way to Kiyomizudera.
Nearly all of the popular temples and shrines in the district are illuminated and have extended opening hours.
The Hanabutai stage is set up in Kodaiji Temple Park where daily live music, dance and performances are held. Additionally, performance areas in front of the large central weeping cherry tree (shidarezakura) in Maruyama Park and Kiyomizudera are set aside for street performances.
Many shops also have extended opening hours during Hanatoro, and in combination with the illumination events makes for a pleasant evening atmosphere which attracts many people to the area during a time of the day when it is usually rather deserted.

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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.hanatouro.jp/higashiyama/index.html


Higashiyama Hanatōro (flower & light road), Kyoto


京都・花灯路 「東山 花灯路」

Sengokuhara Susuki Burning Ritual, Hakone Town, Kanagawa

Sengokuhara Susuki Burning Ritual, Hakone Town, Kanagawa

8th March, 2013 | Hakone Town, Kanagawa Pref.


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.hakone.or.jp/shop/susuki/


「仙石原の山焼き(すすき草原)」神奈川県箱根町

Mar 5, 2013

Frozen Lake Mashu-ko, Hokkaido

Frozen Lake Mashu-ko, Hokkaido

27th February, 2013 | at Lake Mashu, Hokkaido


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.masyuko.or.jp/


摩周湖 全面結氷

FOODEX JAPAN, largest food exhibition in Asia-Pacific, at Makuhari Messe

FOODEX JAPAN, largest food exhibition in Asia-Pacific, at Makuhari Messe

5th - 8th March, 2013 | at Makuhari Messe, Chiba Pref.

FOODEX JAPAN is a ground-scale hub trade show in the Asia-Pacific region with promising track record of operation for over 35 years. More than 70,000 carefully assigned professional buyers interested in the latest food industry visit the exhibition annually of which makes up more than 60% of repeaters.

Not only for Japanese market, this exhibition caters the perfect opportunity for those interested in growing Asian markets as our exhibition reaches its buyer's gathering horizon across the Asia-pacific region such as Korea, Taiwan and China.

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[Official Homepage of the Event]   http://www3.jma.or.jp/foodex/en/index.html



「FOODEX JAPAN 2013 [国際食品飲料展]」幕張メッセ(千葉)

NIKKEI MESSE:Shop, Office, House & Urban Innovation Expo at Tokyo Big Sight

NIKKEI MESSE:Shop, Office, House & Urban Innovation Expo at Tokyo Big Sight

5th - 8th March, 2013 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo

Nikkei Inc. hosts the largest expo in Asia for shop and town development of the future, titled "NIKKEI MESSE:Shop, Office, House & Urban Innovation Exhibition Japan" for four days at Tokyo Big Sight. This exhibition comprises 7 exhibition venues--"JAPAN SHOP," "ARCHITECTURE+CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS," "RETAILTECH JAPAN," "NFC & SMART WORLD," "SECURITY SHOW," "LIGHTING FAIR," and "FRANCHISE SHOW (from 6 March) ".

The exhibition brings together concepts and information on the latest products and technology for next-generation shop and town development under one roof. This generates a synergy effect that will attract approximately 240,000 visitors in total, making the show Asia's largest retail and distribution event.


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[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.edo265.net/japan/
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.shopbiz.jp/en/


「街づくり・流通ルネサンス・JAPAN SHOP2013 [店舗総合見本市]」東京ビッグサイト(東京都江東区有明)

Mar 4, 2013

Yukimi Matsuo, Miss Universe Mie 2013, was crowned Miss Universe Japan 2013

Yukimi Matsuo, Miss Universe Mie 2013, was crowned Miss Universe Japan 2013

4th March, 2013 | Miss Universe Japan 2013

Yukimi Matsuo, Miss Universe Mie 2013, was crowned Miss Universe Japan 2013 on March 4, 2013 at the International Forum (Kokusai Forum) near Yurakucho Station, Tokyo.

The beauty from Mie is 25 years old and stands 1.73 m. She will represent Japan at the Miss Universe 2013 beauty pageant.


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[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_Universe_Japan


ミス・ユニバース 日本代表に三重の松尾幸実さん

Mar 3, 2013

Hina Nagashi (floating of dolls down river) at Awashima Shrine, Wakayama

Hina Nagashi (floating of dolls down river) at Awashima Shrine, Wakayama

3rd March, 2013 | at Awashima Shrine, Wakayama"Nagashi Bina" is a ritual floating of dolls down a river as an offering to reduce the risk of calamities.


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.edo265.net/japan/
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.wakayamakanko.com/seeing/history9.html


「ひな流し」和歌山・淡嶋神社

Mar 2, 2013

Hatsu Uma Sai (Dancing Horse with colorful bell), Kirishima, Kagoshima

Hatsu Uma Sai (Dancing Horse with colorful bell), Kirishima, Kagoshima

3rd March, 2013 | Kirishima, Kagoshima


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.edo265.net/japan/
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.kirinavi.com/



初午祭(はつう まさい、鈴かけ馬おどり)鹿児島神宮 鹿児島県霧島市

Urasa Hadaka Oshiai Festival in Minami-Uonuma City, Niigata Pref.

Urasa Hadaka Oshiai Festival in Minami-Uonuma City, Niigata

3rd March, 2013 | in Minami-Uonuma City, Niigata Pref.

Urasa Hadaka Oshiai Festival in Yamato, Niigata Prefecture is one of Japan's most famous naked festivals. Scores of near-naked young men compete to reach a Buddha statue in Bishamondo Temple hall. They also run around carrying massive 75 pound rolled up scrolls.


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.edo265.net/japan/
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www9.ocn.ne.jp/~yamakan/



「浦佐毘沙門堂裸押合大祭」新潟県南魚沼市浦佐

Edo Nagashi Bina (floating of dolls down river) at Sumida River, Taitoku, Tokyo

Edo Nagashi Bina (floating of dolls down river) at Sumida River, Taitoku, Tokyo

3rd March, 2013 | at Sumida River, Taitoku, Tokyo

"Nagashi Bina" is a ritual floating of dolls down a river as an offering to reduce the risk of calamities.


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.edo265.net/japan/
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.gotokyo.org/jp/kanko/taito/event/nagasibina.html


「江戸流しびな」東京都台東区 隅田公園

Snow Festival with Fire Works at Yuzawa Onsen Ski Trail, Niigata

Snow Festival with Fire Works at Yuzawa Onsen Ski Trail, Niigata

2nd March, 2013 | at Yuzawa Onsen Ski Trail, Niigata Pref.


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
http://www.edo265.net/japan/
[Official Homepage of the Event] 
http://www.niigata-kankou.or.jp/yuzawa/kyoukai/event/ZB0001.html


湯沢温泉雪まつり花火大会(新潟県 湯沢高原布場ゲレンデ)

Snow Festival with Fire Works at Nozawa Onsen Ski Trail, Nagano

Snow Festival with Fire Works at Nozawa Onsen Ski Trail, Nagano

2nd March, 2013 | at Nozawa Onsen Ski Trail, Nagano Pref.


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.edo265.net/japan/
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.nozawaski.com/


「冬の灯明夜まつり」野沢温泉スキー場(長野県)

Mar 1, 2013

Shinto music and dance Festival at Tamayura Hot Springs, Miyazaki

Shinto music and dance Festival at Tamayura Hot Springs, Miyazaki

1st - 16th March, 2013 | at Tamayura Hot Springs, Miyazaki Pref.


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.edo265.net/japan/
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.welcomekyushu.jp/attaka/akari/?mode=detail&id=11


「宮崎たまゆら温泉かぐらまつり」宮崎リゾート温泉「たまゆらの湯」