Oct 31, 2016

Autumn Ceremony at Meiji Shirine, Shibuya, Tokyo

Autumn Ceremony at Meiji Shirine, Shibuya, Tokyo

1st - 3rd November, 2016 | at Meiji Shirine, Shibuya, Tokyo
On November 3rd, the birthday of Emperor Meiji, the present Emperor sends an Imperial Messenger with his offerings to Meiji Jingu’s solemn Shinto ceremony.
In the course of the celebration, Japanese traditional performing arts such as Bugaku, Noh, Kyogen, and ancient Japanese martial arts will be presented in honour of the deities.  










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161027meiji.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.meijijingu.or.jp/english/index.html





明治神宮 秋の大祭奉祝行事(東京都渋谷区)

Saga International Balloon Fiesta

Saga International Balloon Fiesta

October 30 - November 3, 2016 | at Kase Riversite, Saga
Saga International Balloon Festival is a big gathering with over 150 hot-air balloon from 40 countries. The main events begins early around 8:00am and include

1) balloon races in which contestants aim their balloons to a target and try to hit the target with a flag;

2) a Fantasia for kids with hot air balloon shaped like pandas, foxes and cartoon characters; and

3) an evening show in which balloons are fired up and illuminated to the music of cover band.

There are lots of booths and food; tents with various displays; concerts and a motorcycle stunt show. 












# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161031saga.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.sibf.jp/













「佐賀インターナショナルバルーンフェスタ」

Oct 30, 2016

Tokyo Nail Expo

Tokyo Nail Expo

30th & 31st October, 2016 | Tokyo Bigsight

Though primarily a trade show, the Tokyo Nail Expo, with its numerous nail artists and beauty products at your disposal, is a good opportunity to try out the latest in manicures. The main stage also offers presentations on current fashion trends, as well as the Nail Queen Competition, which includes various celebrity participants.

Tokyo Nail Expo


The highlight of the event, which has been held yearly since 1999, is the Manicurist Championship, for which artists from all over Japan compete.  






# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161116nail.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://nailevent.jp/nailexpo16/



東京ネイルエキスポ(東京ビッグサイト)

Tsunoyama Kagura (Shinto music and dance numbers) at Mishima Jinja Shrine, Yusuhara Town, Kochi Pref.

Tsunoyama Kagura (Shinto music and dance numbers) at Mishima Jinja Shrine, Yusuhara Town, Kochi Pref.

30th October, 2016 | at Mishima Jinja Shrine, Yusuhara Town, Kochi Pref.
Yusuhara is a town located in Takaoka District, Kōchi Prefecture, Japan.  









# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161030yusuhara.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.town.yusuhara.kochi.jp/         











三嶋神社大祭 津野山神楽(高知県高岡郡梼原町)

Oct 29, 2016

Praying & Walking on Fire, Mt. Santoku, Misasa Town, Tottori Pref.

Praying & Walking on Fire, Mt. Santoku, Misasa Town, Tottori Pref.

30th October, 2016 | Mt. Santoku, Misasa Town, Tottori Pref.
Misasa is a town located in Tōhaku District, Tottori Prefecture, Japan.
It is also home to the official treasure of Sanbutsu-ji, the Misasa Onsen, and Okayama Hospital.
The name "Misasa" (literally "three mornings") originates from the belief that one who stays to enjoy three mornings in the town's famous hot springs will find all of his ailments cured.  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161027misasa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.tottori-guide.jp/tourism/tour/view/184






炎の祭典(採燈護摩法要)鳥取県東伯郡三朝町

The Kingdom of Light illumination at Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki

The Kingdom of Light illumination at Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki

13 million lights of illumination to the world greatest light festival. | 29th October 2016 - 7th May, 2017
Enjoy the world's greatest festival of lights, an illumination event lit by over 11 million bulbs. See this dazzling light show that promises to be even bigger and better than last year's.  









# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161102nagasaki.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://english.huistenbosch.co.jp/event/the-kingdom-of-light/













光の王国 長崎ハウステンボス

Tobeyaki Matsuri (Autumn Sale Event), Tobe Town, Ehime Pref.

Tobeyaki Matsuri (Autumn Sale Event), Tobe Town, Ehime Pref.

29th & 30th October, 2016 | Tobe Town, Ehime Pref.  
Tobeyaki's background: » Blue and white coloured porcelain featuring simple patterns of arabesques and straight lines. » Well known for hand painted wide, indigo coloured lines on white porcelain. » Designs painted using indigo blue asbolite.











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161102tobe.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.town.tobe.ehime.jp/life/5/











秋の砥部焼まつり(愛媛県伊予郡砥部町)

Oct 28, 2016

Kikusui Matsuri - Yabusame horses - at Futaarayama-jinja Shrine, Utsunomiya, Tochigi

Kikusui Matsuri - Yabusame horses - at Futaarayama-jinja Shrine, Utsunomiya, Tochigi

29th & 30th October, 2016 | Futaarayama-jinja Shrine, Utsunomiya, Tochigi
Festival features a parade of horen (palanquin), armored warriors, and yabusame horses.  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161024kikusui.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.futaarayamakaikan.jp/










菊水祭 (宇都宮二荒山神社)

Antique & Secondhand Book Fair at Kanda Jinbou Book Town, Tokyo

Antique & Secondhand Book Fair at Kanda Jinbou Book Town, Tokyo

28th October - 6th November, 2016 | at Kanda Jinbou Book Town, Tokyo
Furuhon Matsuri (Secondhand Book Fair) at the Kanda-Jimbocho secondhand bookstore quarter, Chiyoda-ku., is held from 10 am to 7 pm during the festival period.  










# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161026jinbou.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://jimbou.info/









東京名物・神田古本まつり(千代田区神田神保町古書店街)

Oct 27, 2016

Good Design Award 2016 at Tokyo Midtown, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Good Design Award 2016 at Tokyo Midtown, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo

28th October - 3rd November, 2016 | Tokyo Midtown, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Design is everywhere around us, whether we realize it or not. Good Design Award aims to highlight the best products and architecture that enrich our lives.
The award show will present some of the best designs out there, whether they are smartphones, glasses, condos, train stations or entire communities.
Companies now vie to get a Good Design Award stamp of approval on their brands to prove to customers that they are the best of the best.
The show has already named their “Good Design Best 100,” and will hand out special awards at the show. Some of the “Best 100” include Samsung’s Galaxy 6S and its curved screen, Narita Airport Terminal 3’s blue running track and Nike’s interactive LED basketball court.
There will also be workshops at the event to show future designers how to create the creative and engaging works possible, perhaps even garnering them a Good Design Award at a future event. (Miina Yamada)  









# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161130design.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.g-mark.org/gde/2016/index.html














グッドデザインエキシビション2016(G展)

Kyoto: Kyoto Big Antique Fair, at Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto

Kyoto: Kyoto Big Antique Fair, at Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto

28th - 30th October, 2016 | Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto
Grand Antique Fair with about 330 dealers from around the world. Admission is free.  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161120kafa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]   http://www.gomoku-do.com/










「京都大アンティークフェア」パルスプラザ(京都市伏見区竹田)

Oct 26, 2016

KIMONO SALONE 2016, Nihonbashi, Tokyo

KIMONO SALONE 2016, Nihonbashi, Tokyo

28th - 30th October, 2016 | Nihonbashi, Tokyo  
The kimono, a beautiful traditional garment, is a source of pride for Japanese. Today, kimono is generally only worn for important ceremonies, at festivals or on the occasion of highly ritualized practices such as tea ceremony.












# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161020kimono.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://kimono-salone.com/













きものサローネin日本橋

Japan Home + Building Show, Tokyo Big Sight

Japan Home + Building Show, Tokyo Big Sight

26th - 28th October, 2016 | at Tokyo Big Sight  / Japan's Largest Trade Show for Building and Housing and Interior Industry  
Japan Home & Building Show is the largest exhibitions of the housing and building industry in Japan with a 30-year history. Japan Home & Building Show always draws incredible attention welcoming almost 500 exhibitors around the world.










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161023jhs.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.jma.or.jp/jhbs/en/index.html











ジャパンホーム&ビルディングショー(東京ビッグサイト)

Tokyo Designers Week at Meiji-jingu Shrine, Tokyo

Tokyo Designers Week at Meiji-jingu Shrine, Tokyo

26th - 31st October & 2nd - 7th November, 2016 | at Meiji-jingu Shrine, Tokyo
TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK started systematically as Designers’ Saturday in 1986 and was renamed as TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK in the year 1997, setting its venue continuously every fall for 28 years in the city of Tokyo.
It is an international design event that gathers the excellent design and art from all over the world in areas close to our every-day lives, such as architecture, interior, product design, graphic design and art.













# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161026design.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://tokyodesignweek.jp/en_index.html











東京デザイナーズウィーク(明治神宮外苑)

Tokyo International Film Festival at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo

Tokyo International Film Festival at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo

25th October - 3rd November, 2016 | at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo
TIFFCOM is the affiliated market of Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) held annually at GRAND PACIFIC LE DAIBA in Tokyo, Japan.
The international content business market, TIFFCOM gets you access to wide variety of business opportunities. TIFFCOM aims to encourage global entertainment business by providing the efficient marketplace in Asia for all content holders and buyers in the world.













# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161017tiff.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://2016.tiff-jp.net/en/














東京国際映画祭(六本木ヒルズ、他)

Oct 25, 2016

Danjiri Battle (float attach), Maniwa City, Okayama Pref.

Danjiri Battle (float attach), Maniwa City, Okayama Pref.

25th - 26th October, 2016 | Maniwa City, Okayama Pref.
Maniwa is located in approximately the center of the Chūgoku Mountains. The mountainous part of the city is dominated by Mount Hiruzen.  










# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161025maniwa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.kuse-danjiri.com/index.html















久世祭・だんじり喧嘩(岡山県真庭市)

Yabusame at Osaka Tenmangu

Yabusame at Osaka Tenmangu

25th October, 2016 | at Osaka Tenmangu
Osaka Tenmangu Shrine, founded in the 10th century, is one of the most important of hundreds of shrines across Japan that are devoted to the Shinto deity of scholarship, Sugawara Michizane.
Osaka Tenmangu Shrine was destroyed by fire a number of times during its history, and its current main hall (honden) and main gate date back to 1845.  










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161025tenjinsan.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.tenjinsan.com/saijireki.html












流鏑馬神事(大阪天満宮)

Oct 24, 2016

Chrysanthemum Dolls and Flower Show | 23rd October - 20th November, 2016 | Gifu

Chrysanthemum Dolls and Flower Show | 23rd October - 20th November, 2016 | Gifu

During a limited period each autumn, 3,000 pots of various chrysanthemums carefully grown by fanciers go on display.
Included are “Minogiku”, a species known for their multi-colored petals and which originated here in Gifu, as well as “Yamagiku” and “Ogiku”.
The Chrysanthemum Dolls Show and Chrysanthemum Garden are also popular.  












# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161025gifu.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.gifucvb.or.jp/en/01_sightseeing/01_03.html














岐阜公園菊人形・菊花展

Kameoka Festival, Kameoka City, Kyoto Pref.

Kameoka Festival, Kameoka City, Kyoto Pref.

23rd - 25th October, 2016 | Kameoka City, Kyoto Pref.
The Kameoka festival is held in the city from October 23rd to 25th every year. It is called the Gion Festival in Tamba, or Fall festival in Kameoka.  













# For the details, please access to the followings;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161023kameoka.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.k-yamahoko.com/













亀岡祭(京都府亀岡市)

Ueno Tenjin Matsuri, Ueno, Iga, Mie

Ueno Tenjin Matsuri, Ueno, Iga, Mie

23rd - 25th October, 2016 | Ueno, Iga, Mie Pref.
Festival, designated as one of the National Important Intangible Folk Cultural Properties, featuring a parade of nine lavishly-decorated danjiri and oni (people wearing comical ogre-costumes and masks).  














# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161023ueno.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  https://www.kankomie.or.jp/event/detail_5285.html















上野天神祭(三重県伊賀上野)

Oct 23, 2016

Hakata Okunchi (Parade of Ancient Japan), Fukuoka Pref.

Hakata Okunchi (Parade of Ancient Japan), Fukuoka Pref.

23rd - 24th October, 2016 | Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Pref.
The festival, which gives thanks for the autumn harvest, began around 1200 years ago. Events include a traditional parade.  










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161023hakata.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://yokanavi.com/jp/landmark/index/223













博多おくんち(福岡県福岡市 櫛田神社)

Uwajima Bullfighting Convention, Uwajima City, Ehime Pref.

Uwajima Bullfighting Convention, Uwajima City, Ehime Pref.

23rd October, 2016 | Uwajima City, Ehime Pref.  
There is oral communication that the fishermen of Fukuura rescued the Netherlands ship which was drifting about Uwakai about the origin of bullfighting in the second half of the 17th century, and two cows presented as the greeting started by having fought by chance, the angle of a cow is automatically compared in a field from a farmer building the strong Japanese beef for farming at the Kamakura period, and there is also an opinion of having made this into amusement.
If bullfighting carries out from it being the spontaneous thing to depend on the combative instinct of a cow, you should think that the origin started with introduction of the cow for farming.









# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161027bull.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.tougyu.com/











「定期闘牛大会」愛媛県宇和島市和霊町

O-EDO Kakki Parade, Kyobashi, Tokyo

O-EDO Kakki Parade, Kyobashi, Tokyo

October 23, 2016 | Kyobashi, Tokyo
Oedo Kakki Parade is a parade of traditional arts of Tohoku and mikoshi (portable shrines) of Kanda and Sanno for 2km along Chuo-dori Street.  









# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161027edokakki.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.nikkyo.net/









日本橋・京橋まつり「大江戸活粋(かっき)パレード(東京都)

Light Tunnel at the Sagamiko Pleasure Forest, located in Sagamihara City, Kanagawa

Light Tunnel at the Sagamiko Pleasure Forest, located in Sagamihara City, Kanagawa

From 22nd October, 2016 to 9th April, 2017, the "Sagamiko lake Illumillion" will start at the Sagamiko Pleasure Forest, located in Sagamihara City, Kanagawa. One Million light bulbs will illuminate the seven areas, including the "Field of Light,""Light Tunnel," and "Light Maze."








# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161109sagamiko.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.sagamiko-resort.jp/illumillion/index.html











「さがみ湖イルミリオン」 さがみ湖リゾート プレジャーフォレスト(神奈川県相模原市緑区若柳1634)

Oct 22, 2016

Shosoin Display for pubic at Nara National Museum

Shosoin Display for pubic at Nara National Museum

22nd October - 7th November, 2016 | at Nara National Museum
Shosoin Display is a display of selected objects from the priceless Shoso-in collection of art objects at Nara National Museum. 










# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161027nara.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] official web ›› shosoin.kunaicho.go.jp/










奈良国立博物館『正倉院展』(奈良)

Ton-ten-Ton (parade of palanquins) in Imari City, Saga Pref.

Ton-ten-Ton (parade of palanquins) in Imari City, Saga Pref.

22nd - 24th October, 2016 | in Imari City, Saga Pref.  
Ton-ten-Ton is a festival in Imari City featuring a parade of palanquins and floats carried by young men a 'happi-coat' uniform with cloths twisted around their head.
At high tide on the last evening of this festival the men start jostling with each other in a fierce battle. 










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161022imari.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.saga-tripgenius.com/











伊万里トンテントン(佐賀県)

Bisai Matsuri (Orihime Parade), Ichinomiya City, Aichi Pref.

Bisai Matsuri (Orihime Parade), Ichinomiya City, Aichi Pref.

22nd & 23rd October, 2016 | Ichinomiya City, Aichi Pref.
Ichinomiya is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The city is often called Owari-Ichinomiya to avoid confusion with another Ichinomiya (now part of the city of Toyokawa).  












# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161026bisai.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.city.ichinomiya.aichi.jp/festival/bisai.html













びさいまつり(愛知県一宮市)

Kazuizawa Resorts Marathon

Kazuizawa Resorts Marathon

October 22-23, 2016 | Karuizawa, Nagano
Karuizawa is an upmarket mountain resort at the foot of the active volcano Mount Asama in Nagano Prefecture. It was first "discovered" and promoted as a mountain resort by Western residents of Japan in the late 1800s.
Nowadays, many wealthy urbanites own a second home in Karuizawa. Located at an altitude of roughly 1000 meters, the mountain resort provides a pleasant escape from the summer heat. Thanks to the Nagano Shinkansen (opened in 1998), it now takes little more than an hour to reach Karuizawa from central Tokyo.
Various outdoor activities, such as tennis, hiking, cycling, golfing in summer and skiing and skating in winter can be enjoyed in Karuizawa, and there are ample of shopping opportunities. Karuizawa is located along Japan's Romantic Road. 










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161027nagano.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.sanspo-jigyo.com/karuizawa/index.html










軽井沢マラソン(長野県)

Fire Crossing, Ontakesan, Ichinoseki City, Iwate Pref.

Fire Crossing, Ontakesan, Ichinoseki City, Iwate Pref.

22nd & 23rd October, 2016 | Ontakesan, Ichinoseki City, Iwate Pref.
The City of Ichinoseki is located in the far south region of Iwate Prefecture, bordered by Miyagi Prefecture to the south.  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161020ontake.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.ontakesan.jp/about/hiwatarisai/








御嶽山御嶽神明社火渡祭(岩手県一関市)

Fire Festival of Kurama at Yuki Shrine, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto

Fire Festival of Kurama at Yuki Shrine, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto

22nd October, 2016 | at Yuki Shrine, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
Fire Festival of Kurama is celebrated with a long procession of people carry lighted torches to the gates of Yuki Shrine in Sakyo-ku Kyoto.
Celebrating the power of fire, this popular festival attracts huge crowds who come to watch sake-inspired, tattooed men run half-naked throughout the streets with burning piles of fire supported on their shoulders.
A huge shrine is also carried around the town to the sound of thundering drumbeats.










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161022kurama.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.kyoto-okoshiyasu.com/see/kurama/












鞍馬の火祭(京都市)

Oct 21, 2016

International Robot Exhibition 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight

International Robot Exhibition 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight

19th - 21st October, 2016 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo  
International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo is the world’s largest exhibition focused of robotics. The event will feature robots from more than 150 countries and 40 organizations. The event was first held in 1973 and is organized by the Japan Robot Association and Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun (a newspaper).  












# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161106robot.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.nikkan.co.jp/eve/irex/













「国際ロボット展」東京ビッグサイト(東京都江東区有明)

Jidai Matsuri (Festival of the Ages) at Heian Shrine, Kyoto

Jidai Matsuri (Festival of the Ages) at Heian Shrine, Kyoto

22nd October, 2016 | at Heian Shrine, Kyoto  
Jidai Matsuri, the Festival of the Ages, at Heian Shrine was held for the 120th time in 2015. Representing the epochs in Kyoto's long history from the 8th to the 19th centuries, it and features 2,000 people in period costumes from various periods of Japanese history.











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161022jidai.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.kyokanko.or.jp/3dai/jidai.html












京に広がる時代絵巻「時代祭り」

Agano-yaki Aki no Kamabiraki - Pottery Fair -, Agano-yaki Togeikan and others, Fukuchi-machi, Fukuoka

Agano-yaki Aki no Kamabiraki - Pottery Fair -, Agano-yaki Togeikan and others, Fukuchi-machi, Fukuoka

21st - 23rd October, 2016 | Tagawa City, Fukuoka
It's Pottery Fair, held at several sites in the town.  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161023agano.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://tagawa-net.jp/












上野焼 秋の窯開き(九州・福岡・田川)

Yoimiya-no-Shiogori, fire dance festival, at Seiyo City, Ehime Pref.

Yoimiya-no-Shiogori, fire dance festival, at Seiyo City, Ehime Pref.

21st - 23rd October, 2016 | Kamo Jinja Shrine, Seiyo City, Ehime  












# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161025seiyo.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://yoitokona.jp/siogori.html













宵宮の潮垢離(愛媛県西予市 賀茂神社)

Oct 20, 2016

Light-up Event at Rice Field, Senmaida, Kamogawa City, Chiba Pref.

Light-up Event at Rice Field, Senmaida, Kamogawa City, Chiba Pref.

21st - 23rd October, 2016 | Kamogawa City, Chiba Pref.  
On the steep slopes of the foot of the Mineoka mountain range, you'll find 375 individual terraced rice paddies pieced together.
These paddies, called the Oyama Senmaida, were the only terraced rice paddies in the entire prefecture to be chosen for “Japan's Top 100 Terraced Rice Paddies,” and the only one of its kind in close range to Tokyo.   (*reference: Kamogawa City)  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161129ciba.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://maruchiba.jp/sys/data/index/page/id/16145













鴨川 棚田の夜祭り(千葉県鴨川市 大山千枚田)

Autumn Festival, Motomiya City, Fukushima Pref.

Autumn Festival, Motomiya City, Fukushima Pref.

21st - 23rd October, 2016 | Motomiya City, Fukushima Pref.
Conveniently located in the center of Fukushima Prefecture, Motomiya possesses a wide range of geographic features from the hills in the east, to the plains in the west, and the Abukuma River.  













# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161025motomiya.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.city.motomiya.lg.jp/













もとみや秋祭り(福島県本宮市)

Oct 19, 2016

Japanese Lantern Festival, Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.

Japanese Lantern Festival, Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.

21st & 22nd October, 2016 | Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.
The name Chochin Matsuri comes from the fact that more than 1,000 lanterns are gathered hung from 3m-long bamboo poles. The lantern-carriers bump into each other to try to tear down the others' lanterns.  










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161021himeji.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.city.himeji.lg.jp/guide/festival/chochin.html


魚吹の提灯祭り(兵庫県姫路市)

October Beer Festo, Kitami City, Hokkaido

October Beer Festo, Kitami City, Hokkaido

19th - 22nd October, 2016 | Kitami City, Hokkaido  
Festival that collects, drinks, and compares local beer of nationwide various places. The beers of a lot of brands gather from the whole country.














# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161016kiami.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.kitamikanko.jp/event/event13.html














北見オクトーバーフェスト (北海道 北見市)

Oct 18, 2016

Bettara Ichi (the food festival with Ebisu Shrine) at Nihonbashi, Tokyo

Bettara Ichi (the food festival with Ebisu Shrine) at Nihonbashi, Tokyo

19th - 20th October, 2016 | Nihonbashi, Tokyo
Bettara Ichi is the food festival with Ebisu Shrine at Nihonbashi, Tokyo.
It started in the middle of Edo period. The main attraction of this festival is Bettara which is pickled japanese radish.
This festival holds every October 19th and 20th.
There are over 300 food stands which sell Bettara, japanese spice, and other typical foods of festival.  












# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161019tokyo.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.gotokyo.org/








江戸中期の中ごろから続く伝統行事「べったら市」宝田恵比寿神社(中央区日本橋本町3丁目)

Oki Muramatsuri Furyu (autumn festival), Oki Island, Shimane Pref.

Oki Muramatsuri Furyu (autumn festival), Oki Island, Shimane Pref.

19th October, 2016 | Oki Island, Shimane Pref.
Oki Muramatsuri Furyu is held on October 19 every two years in Nakamura on Dogo, the main island of the Oki Islands in Shimane Prefecture.
It is one of the three large festivals on the Oki Islands and prefecturally designated as an intangible folk cultural property.  








# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161019oki.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]
http://bunkashisan.ne.jp/search/ViewContent.php?from=14&ContentID=404










隠岐武良祭風流(島根県隠岐郡 隠岐の島町)

Autumn Festival (parade dressed in full samurai regalia) at Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi

Autumn Festival (parade dressed in full samurai regalia) at Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi

17th October, 2016 | at Nikko Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi Pref.  
Autumn Festival at Toshogu Shrine features troops dressed in full samurai regalia are paraded around at this festival in Nikko. 












# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161017tochigi.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.toshogu.jp/saiten/index.html         












秋季祭・渡御祭「百物揃千人武者行列」日光東照宮(栃木県)

Oct 17, 2016

O-E-Shiki at Kishimojin, Zoshigaya, Toshima, Tokyo

O-E-Shiki at Kishimojin, Zoshigaya, Toshima, Tokyo

16th - 18th October, 2016 | at Kishimojin, Zoshigaya, Toshima, Tokyo
When you walk south from the Ikebukuro area you will soon find yourself in the historic area of Zoshigaya.
A stroll along streets lined with the houses of a bygone era, small temples and the locally famous Kishimojin Temple provides for a most pleasant experience.  










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161016tosima.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.kanko-toshima.jp/Event/event_10.html













鬼子母神 御会式(東京都豊島区雑司が谷)

Country Gold Festival (country music festival) at Mt. Aso, Kumamoto Pref.

Country Gold Festival (country music festival) at Mt. Aso, Kumamoto Pref.

16th October, 2016 | at Mt. Aso, Kumamoto Pref.  
Country Gold Festival at the foot of Mount Aso in Kumamoto is a country music festival that draws around 25,000 Japanese county music fans, some of them dressed in cowboy hats and cowgirl dresses doing the two step.
Among the Nashville acts that have performed at the festival are Dwight Yokum, Emmylou Harris, Ricky Skaggs, the Charlie Daniels Band and Bill Monroe. 











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161020aso.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.countrygold.net/












カントリーゴールド(国内最大級のカントリーミュージック・フェスティバル)南阿蘇村の野外劇場 熊本県

Takomaisiki Shinji (Octopus Festival), Houki Town, Daisen, Tottori Pref.

Takomaisiki Shinji (Octopus Festival), Houki Town, Daisen, Tottori Pref.

16th October, 2016 | Houki Town, Daisen, Tottori Pref.
Takomaisiki Shinji (Octopus Festival) is held in October every year at Fukuoka Jinja. This is one of the top 3 unique festivals in Japan.  













# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161020tako.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.houki-town.jp/p/new2/2/8/11/














蛸舞式神事(鳥取県西伯郡伯耆町 福岡神社)

Hidashougawa Furusato Matsuri (autumn festival), Takayama City, Gifu Pref.

Hidashougawa Furusato Matsuri (autumn festival), Takayama City, Gifu Pref.

16th October, 2016 | Takayama City, Gifu Pref.
Takayama city is a central city of Hida area, and is located about 100 km north-northeast of Gifu city. It is about 550 meters above sea level.
It has the old town since the 17th century, so it is called "Little Kyoto in Hida".
The town name is often introduced as "Hida-Takayama".  










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161020hidashougawa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.shokawa.net/











ひだ荘川ふるさとまつり(岐阜県高山市荘川町)

Yokosuka Mikoshi Parade, Kanagawa Pref.

Yokosuka Mikoshi Parade, Kanagawa Pref.

16th October, 2016 | Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Pref.
Yokosuka Mikoshi Parade is Mikoshi Matsuri happens in October at Yokosuka. All Mikoshi of Yokosuka and Miura gather at Yokosukachuo Station, and they parade all the way to Yokosuka US Navy Base.  










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161020yokosuka.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://cocoyoko.net/event/mikosi-fes.html














よこすかみこしパレード(神奈川県横須賀市)

Oct 16, 2016

Dai Dai Kagura (dance with god) at Sasamori Inari Jinja Shrine, Kanra Town, Gunma Pref.

Dai Dai Kagura (dance with god) at Sasamori Inari Jinja Shrine, Kanra Town, Gunma Pref.

16th October, 2016 | at Sasamori Inari Jinja Shrine, Kanra Town, Gunma Pref.
Kanra is a town located in Kanra District, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161020kanra.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www2.gunmabunkazigyodan.or.jp/cgi-bin/item.php?id=451













笹森稲荷神社太々神楽(群馬県甘楽町)

Niihama Taiko Drum Festival, Ehime

Niihama Taiko Drum Festival, Ehime

This dramatic festival is one of the major autumn festivals in Ehime prefecture.
Centered on the three days from October 16 to 18, over fifty lavish taiko drum floats decorated with gold and silver tassels are paraded around the city on the backs of 150 men each.
An exciting event during the festival is when the floats compete in a "kaki kurabe" where groups compete to see which group can lift their float for the longest amount of time.  









# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161016niihama.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://niihamakanko.com/03/matsuri.html









新居浜太鼓祭り 大生院地区/上部地区(10月15~17日)  川西地区/川東地区/川東西部地区(10月16~18日)

Bullfighting at Tokunoshima in Amami Island, Kagoshima Pref.

Bullfighting at Tokunoshima in Amami Island, Kagoshima Pref.

15th & 16th October, 2016 |at Tokunoshima in Amami Island, Kagoshima Pref.
Tokunoshima is isolated from the other Amami islands, and is located halfway between Amami Oshima and Okinoerabujima, approximately 489 kilometers (264 nmi) south of the southern tip of Kyūshū and 100 kilometres (54 nmi) north of Okinawa.  










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161006bull.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.tokunoshima-town.org/








徳之島の闘牛(全島一闘牛大会)鹿児島県大島郡徳之島町