Festivals of Japan

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

Jantokoi Uozu Festival - Toyama

This festival hosts the Tatemon Festival, serikomi choroku folk music, fireworks on the ocean, and other events. The Tatemon Festival, in which seven “taimon” lanterns modeled to simulate the hull and sail of a boat are pulled around the city, have been designated an important intangible cultural property of Japan and registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2016.

Date Aug.4.2017 - Aug.6.2017
Time (Schedule)
Friday, August 4
【Tatemon Festival】
Saturday, August 5
【Fireworks on the sea】
19:40-20:20 Location: Uozu Port
【Tatemon Festival】
20:40-(canceled in the event of rain) Location: Suwa Shrine
Sunday, August 6
【Final parade】
17:00-(canceled in the event of rain) Location: 22 m Dori
【Serikomi choroku dance parade】
19:00-(canceled in the event of rain) Location: 22 m Dori
Official site http://foreign.info-toyama.com/en/event/?event_id=31&ret_list_p=1
Location (venue) Suwa Shrine
Address 1-16 Suwa-machi, Uozu-shi, Toyama
Venue website http://www115.sakura.ne.jp/~suwajinjya/
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Region Chubu
Category Bravery, Fireworks

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

update: Aug.2.2017

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