Sep 29, 2013

King of Hill Climb, Mt. Fuji, Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Pref.

King of Hill Climb, Mt. Fuji, Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Pref.

29th & 30th September, 2013 | Mt. Fuji, Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Pref.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130929fuji.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.bikenavi.net/index.html


キング・オブ・ヒルクライム富士山

Otokunchi Honou (parade with fire), Kita-Hiroshima Town, Hiroshima Pref.

Otokunchi Honou (parade with fire), Kita-Hiroshima Town, Hiroshima Pref.

28th September, 2013 | Kita-Hiroshima Town, Hiroshima Pref.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130928otokunci.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.kitahiro.jp/



乙九日炎の祭典 (おとくんちほのお)広島県北広島町

Eco Candle Fair, Ikeda Town, Fukui Pref.

Eco Candle Fair, Ikeda Town, Fukui Pref.

28th September, 2013 | Ikeda Town, Fukui Pref.  


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130928ikeda.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://ecoikeda.jp/wp_ecocandle/



いけだエコキャンドル(福井県今立郡池田町)

Dosojin Festival (phallus festival) at Utsukushigahara Onsen Hot Springs, Matsumoto City, Nagano

Dosojin Festival (phallus festival) at Utsukushigahara Onsen Hot Springs, Matsumoto City, Nagano

28th September, 2013 | at Utsukushigahara Onsen, Matsumoto City, Nagano  
Dosojin Festival is phallus festival held the Utsukushigahara Onsen in Matsumoto. It is named after a pair of deities called 'dosojin' that can be found on stone statues in this region.
During the festival women dress up in costumes of giant penises and walk through the streets while wild merry making goes on. 


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130928matsumoto.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.matsumoto-tca.or.jp/en/



美ヶ原温泉 道祖神まつり(長野県松本市)

Sep 27, 2013

Oirase Shimoda Matsuri (float & costumed people parade), Oirase Town, Aomori Pref.

Oirase Shimoda Matsuri (float & costumed people parade), Oirase Town, Aomori Pref.

27th - 29th September, 2013 | Oirase Town, Aomori Pref.               



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130927oirase.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.aptinet.jp/Detail_display_00000750.html




おいらせ下田まつり(青森県上北郡おいらせ町)

Sep 23, 2013

Ritual Event at Hachiman Jinja Shrine, Ikeda Town, Nagano Pref.

Ritual Event at Hachiman Jinja Shrine, Ikeda Town, Nagano Pref.

23rd - 24th September, 2013 | Ikeda Town, Nagano Pref.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130923nagano.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]
official website ››  http://www.nagano-tabi.net/modules/event/?event_id=0000000365


池田町八幡神社例大祭(長野県北安曇郡池田町)

Yamanongaku (ritual dance festival), Kama City, Fukuoka Pref.

Yamanongaku (ritual dance festival), Kama City, Fukuoka Pref.

23rd September, 2013 | Kama City, Fukuoka Pref.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130923sanya.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]
official website ››  http://www.crossroadfukuoka.jp/event/?mode=detail&id=4000000002205



山野の楽(福岡県嘉麻市)

Sep 21, 2013

Aizu Matsuri (Dance & Parade), Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima Pref.

Aizu Matsuri (Dance & Parade), Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima Pref.

21st - 23rd September, 2013 | Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima Pref.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130921aizu.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://e.samurai-city.jp/



会津まつり(福島県会津若松市)

Kanagawa Odori (traditional dance), Ishikawa Pref.

Kanagawa Odori (traditional dance), Ishikawa Pref.

20th - 23rd September, 2013 | Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Pref.  


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130920kanazawa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.kanazawaodori.jp/




金沢おどり(石川県金沢市 県立音楽堂邦楽ホール)

Sep 20, 2013

Heiwajima Antique Show at Tokyo Ryutsu Center, Heiwajima, Tokyo

Heiwajima Antique Show at Tokyo Ryutsu Center, Heiwajima, Tokyo

Heiwajima Antique Show at Tokyo Ryutsu Center, Heiwajima, Tokyo


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130322heiwajima.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]
official website ››  http://www.kottouichi.com/heiwajima/HOME.html



平和島 全国古民具骨董まつり(平和島東京流通センター)

Oirase Momoishi Matsuri (Autumn Festival), Aomori Pref.

Oirase Momoishi Matsuri (Autumn Festival), Aomori Pref.

20th - 23rd September, 2013 | in Oirase Town, Aomori Pref.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130920oirase.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]
official website ››  http://www.town.oirase.aomori.jp/other/item.asp?g=14&c=167&i=10241



おいらせ百石(ももいし)まつり

Tokyo Game Show 2013 at Makuhari Messe, Chiba

Tokyo Game Show 2013 at Makuhari Messe, Chiba

 

19th - 22nd September, 2013 | at Makuhari Messe, Chiba  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130919game.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://tgs.cesa.or.jp/index.html



東京ゲームショウ2013(幕張メッセ)

Sep 19, 2013

Autum Moon Festival at Ishiyama Temple, Otsu City, Shiga Pref.

Autum Moon Festival at Ishiyama Temple, Otsu City, Shiga Pref.

19th - 21st September, 2013 | Otsu City, Shiga Pref.  


# For the details, please access to the followings;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130919isiyama.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.ishiyamadera.or.jp/ishiyamadera/gyouji/shugetsusai/


石山寺秋月祭(滋賀県大津市)

Huge Tag of War Competition, Itoman City, Okinawa Pref.

Huge Tag of War Competition, Itoman City, Okinawa Pref.

19th September, 2013 | Itoman City, Okinawa Pref.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130919itoman.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  
http://www.city.itoman.lg.jp/kankou-navi/docs-kankou/2013072500031/



糸満大綱引(沖縄県糸満市)

Sep 16, 2013

Yabusame (horseback archery demonstration) at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Kamakura, Kanagawa

Yabusame (horseback archery demonstration) at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Kamakura, Kanagawa

16th September, 2013 | at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Kamakura, Kanagawa
Yabusame is a horseback archery demonstration held at Tsurgaoka Shrine in Kamakura. The archers dressed in traditional costumes with funny looking feathered hats attempt to hit targets while riding at full gallop.  


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130916kamakura.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://kamakura-info.jp/



「流鏑馬神事」鶴岡八幡宮(神奈川県鎌倉市)


Tsukiji Danjiri Matsuri, Amagasaki City, Hyogo Pref.

Tsukiji Danjiri Matsuri, Amagasaki City, Hyogo Pref.

15th & 16th September, 2013 | Amagasaki City, Hyogo Pref.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130915ama.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://ama-kan.jp/spot/detail.php?id=250



築地だんじりまつり(兵庫県尼崎市 初嶋大神宮)

Shimada Mage Matsuri (topknot hairstyle), Shizuoka Pref.

Shimada Mage Matsuri (topknot hairstyle), Shizuoka Pref.

15th September, 2013 | Shimada City, Shizuoka Pref.  


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130915simada.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://shimadamage.eshizuoka.jp/


島田髷まつり(静岡県島田市)

Suzuka Balloon Festival, Mie Pref.

Suzuka Balloon Festival, Mie Pref.

14th - 16th September, 2013 | Suzuka City, Mie Pref.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130914suzuka.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.suzukaballoon.com/



鈴鹿バルーンフェスティバル(三重県鈴鹿市)

Sep 15, 2013

Ishioka Festival at Hitachinoguu Soutaisha Shrine, Ishioka City, Ibaraki Pref.

Ishioka Festival at Hitachinoguu Soutaisha Shrine, Ishioka City, Ibaraki Pref.

14th - 16th September, 2013 | Hitachinoguu Soutaisha Shrine, Ishioka City, Ibaraki Pref.  


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130914isioka.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]
http://ishioka-kankou.com/_12/02_watch_play/b_matsuri/01_ishioka/ishi_0.html



石岡のおまつり(常陸國總社宮例大祭)茨城県石岡市

Danjiri Matsuri (pulling huge festival floats), Kishiwada City, Osaka

Danjiri Matsuri (pulling huge festival floats), Kishiwada City, Osaka

14th - 15th September, 2013 | in Kishiwada City, Osaka
Danjiri Matsuri is the wildest festival in Osaka. It feature teams pulling huge festival floats, weighing up to 4 tons, with ropes through the streets with a couple of nasty turns that sometimes send men standing on the mikoshi flying off or causes the mikoshi to careen out of control. Sometimes the teams consist of more than 100 people. In the past people have been killed.  


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130814danjiri.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.city.kishiwada.osaka.jp/site/danjiri/



                      岸和田だんじり祭(大阪府)

Sep 14, 2013

Yawatanmachi (traditional Mikoshi parade festival), Tateyama City, Chiba Pref.

Yawatanmachi (traditional Mikoshi parade festival), Tateyama City, Chiba Pref.

14th & 15th September, 2013 | Tateyama City, Chiba Pref.  


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130914yawatanmaci.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] 
http://www.city.tateyama.chiba.jp/shoukan/page024219.html



やわたんまち:安房国司祭(千葉県館山市)

Jike Kiriko Matsuri (tower float), Suzu City, Ishikawa Pref.

Jike Kiriko Matsuri (tower float), Suzu City, Ishikawa Pref.

14th September, 2013 | Suzu City, Ishikawa Pref.  


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130914jike.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://kimassi.net/notomaturi/jike.html



寺家キリコ祭り(石川県珠洲市)

Sapporo Autumn Fest 2013, Hokkaido

Sapporo Autumn Fest 2013, Hokkaido

13th - 29th September, 2013 | Sapporo, Hokkaido  
Sapporo Autumn Fest showcases the richness of food production around Hokkaido and its capital city Sapporo. Hokkaido's four distinct seasons of the year enrich its vast land and ocean.
The snow accumulated on the land during winter turns into fresh and clear water in spring, which is essential to all kinds of crop to grow in the summertime.
Autumn is the harvest season, and Sapporo Autumn Fest brings us the best opportunity to enjoy and appreciate the benefit from nature.
The five sites along the Odori Park strip bring you to the food world of Hokkaido.
Sapporo Autumn Fest is not an event of just eating, drinking or buying food.
Through those opportunities, you will get to know more about the food in Hokkaido and the people involved in it: both your appetite and your heart will be fulfilled.

Get embraced with the autumn harvest from all over Hokkaido. Delight the palate and make long-lasting memories. It is only possible in this time of the year at Sapporo Autumn Fest!  


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130913sapporo.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.sapporo-autumnfest.jp/english/



さっぽろオータムフェスト(北海道札幌市 大通公園)

Mikoshi & Dashi Parade at Hikawa Jinja Shrine, Akasaka, Tokyo

Mikoshi & Dashi Parade at Hikawa Jinja Shrine, Akasaka, Tokyo

13th - 15th September, 2013 | at Hikawa Jinja Shrine, Akasaka, Tokyo  


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130913akasaka.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.akasakahikawa.or.jp/oshirase/



赤坂氷川神社 山車・神輿連合巡行(東京都港区)

Sep 12, 2013

Hojoya (or Hojoe) Festival at Hakozaki-gu Shrine, Fukuoka Pref.

Hojoya (or Hojoe) Festival at Hakozaki-gu Shrine, Fukuoka Pref.

12th - 18th September, 2013 | at Hakozaki-gu Shrine, Fukuoka Pref.  
Hojoe Festival in Fukuoka features people who spins top on Japanese fans and cotton threads and even the edge of Japanese swords. 


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130812hojoya.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://yokanavi.com/jp/theme/detail/6



「放生会」筥崎宮(福岡市東区箱崎)

JATA Tourism Forum & Travel Showcase at Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo

JATA Tourism Forum & Travel Showcase at Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo

12th - 15th September, 2013 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo  
With over 140 nations and regions, domestic travel promotion associations and organizations, and those related to the travel industry exhibiting, each of which provide up-to-date information on tourism and how to enjoy travel, personalized travel commodities and the like, those attending this exhibition are able to directly obtain all kinds of travel information. 



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130912jata.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://jata-jts.jp/index-en.html




                      JATA旅博 2013(東京ビッグサイト)

Sep 10, 2013

Odate Kyojinsha Reisai (shrine festival), Odate City, Akita Pref.

Odate Kyojinsha Reisai (shrine festival), Odate City, Akita Pref.


10th & 11th September, 2013 | Odate City, Akita Pref.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130910odate.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://yp.mic.ne.jp/maturi/




                      雨祭り 大館神明社祭典 秋田県大館市

Sep 9, 2013

Autumn in Japan, picture-perfect Scenery

Autumn in Japan, picture-perfect Scenery


Autumn in Japan, picture-perfect Scenery


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130909autumn.html

秋の風物詩のススキ(箱根・仙石原)

Sep 8, 2013

The Yosakoi; O-Edo Soran Matsuri (dance festival), Kiba Park, Tokyo

The Yosakoi; O-Edo Soran Matsuri (dance festival), Kiba Park, Tokyo

8th September, 2013 | at Kiba Park, Tokyo  


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130908kiba.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://ooedo-soran.jp/index.html



ザ・よさこい 大江戸ソーラン祭り(東京都江東区 木場公園)

Sep 7, 2013

Kokutani Ozawa Mikoshi Jumangoku Matsuri (large plate float), Kaga City, Ishikawa Pref.


Kokutani Ozawa Mikoshi Jumangoku Matsuri (large plate float), Kaga City, Ishikawa Pref.
 
7th & 8th September, 2013 | Kaga City, Ishikawa Pref.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130907kaga.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://tabimati.net/event/detail.php?p=486





 十万石まつり 古九谷大皿みこし(石川県加賀市)

Sep 5, 2013

Tokyo International Gift Show, Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo

Tokyo International Gift Show, Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo

4th - 6th February, 2013 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo
Tokyo International Gift Show(TIGS) is the largest International Trade Show in Japan, with the exhibits of personal gifts, consumer goods and decorative accessories.
Established in 1967, TIGS is held semi-annually, each Spring and Autumn at Japan’s state-of-the-art Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight) organized by Business Guide-Sha, Inc.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.giftshow.co.jp/english/76tigs/



「東京インターナショナル・ギフト・ショー」東京ビッグサイト

Sep 2, 2013

Owaka Kaze-no-Bon (dance parade festival), Toyama City, Toyama Pref.

Owaka Kaze-no-Bon (dance parade festival), Toyama City, Toyama Pref.

1st - 3rd September, 2013 | Toyama City, Toyama Pref.  

Presently, more than 100,000 tourists attend the event, and "Kaze no Bon Etchu Owara" has become a nationally famous festival.


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130901kaze.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.yatsuo.net/kazenobon/



おわら風の盆(富山県富山市)

Sep 1, 2013

Chara & Hobi Market 2013 (Character & Hobby) at Makuhari Messe, Chiba

Chara & Hobi Market 2013 (Character & Hobby) at Makuhari Messe, Chiba

31st August - 1st September, 2013 | at Makuhari Messe, Chiba  


# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130831chara.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.chara-hobby.com/



キャラホビ2013 (キャラクター&ホビーイベント)幕張メッセ