Festivals of Japan

Events across Japan. A collection ranging from traditional to seasonal offerings.

Chichibu Night Festival - Saitama

On of Japan’s Big Three festivals featuring floats. The floats being drawn around to the sound of the majestic yatai-bayashi (a traditional taiko drum piece) and the fireworks display that lights up the night sky are tremendously powerful.
It was registered as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in December this year.

Date Dec.2.2017 - Dec.3.2017
Time Dec.2 12:00-20:00, Dec.3 9:00-24:00 (The times are estimates).
Official site http://www.chichibu-matsuri.jp/yomatsuri/
Location (venue) Chichibu Shrine
Address 1-3 Banba-machi, Chichibu-shi, Saitama
Venue website http://www.chichibu-jinja.or.jp/
Price Free admission
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Region Kanto
Category Bravery, Fireworks

Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.

update: Mar.6.2017

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