Festivals of Japan

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

The Kanoukaen - Nagasaki

The most famous annual torch and warrior procession in Japan during the cherry blossom season. A total of 150 people dressed as warriors and carrying a taimatsu torch in one hand parade through the cherry blossoms of Tachibana Park in the largest fire festival in the prefecture. Based on historical events over 400 years ago, the festival recreates the bravery and grace depicted on a historical emaki scroll.

Date Saturday, March 24, 2018 (tentative)
Official site http://www.visit-nagasaki.com/spots/detail/96/back:1
Location (venue) Chijiwa-cho, Unzen Tachibana Shrine and other locations
Address 529 Chijiwachoki, Unzen-shi, Nagasaki (Tachibana Park)
Price General admission: 3,000 yen/
Warlords, female warriors, young warriors, and infant warriors: 5,000 yen
*Viewing is free
View on Google Maps
Region Kyushu
Category Bravery, Illumination

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

update: Aug.2.2017

Back to Top