Natsu Matsuri (Summer Festivals) in Japan!

As Japan value seasonal changes, they have a variety of seasonal food and events, and there are so many exciting events happening during summer in Japan! Summer festival is where Japanese culture revive, and where people gather, eat food and sometimes dance along with traditional Japanese summer music. Check out the following popular and unique festivals that Japan has to offer.

Natsu Matsuri (Summer Festivals) in Japan!

Namaste India 2019: Don't Miss Tokyo's Huge Indian Festival!

Yoyogi Park is the venue for the biggest Indian festival in all of Japan. Namaste India 2018 will take place on September 29 and 30. A must go for Indian cuisine and culture lovers!

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Hachioji Matsuri 2019 - Event Information For The Festival

Enjoy a major Tokyo traditional summer festival in the city of Hachioji in western Tokyo: the Hachioji Matsuri.

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Akita Kanto Festival 2019: The Most Authentic Matsuri Experience in Akita

Akita Kanto Festival is one of the biggest summer festivals in Tohoku region (north-east part) of Japan. Let's figure out what is so popular about Akita Kanto Festival together!

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The World of Paper and Bamboo: Join Sendai Tanabata Festival from August 6th to 8th, 2019!

Sendai Tanabata Festival is a traditional, probably the most elegant summer festival that exist in Japan. People love to come visit and watch the colorful decorations mostly made by paper. Let's find out how to enjoy Sendai Tanabata Festival to fullest!

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Koenji Awa Odori Festival 2019: a huge Dance Festival in the heart of one of Tokyo's hippest neighborhood!

If you are in Tokyo in late August, make sure to check out the Koenji Awa Odori Festival. It is one of the biggest in the city, and it attracts approximately 1 million visitors! Find out more about the summer festival below!

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A Guide to One of the Most Traditional Festival, Kanda Matsuri, in Tokyo!

Kanda Matsuri is one of the biggest summer festivals in Japan, and it only happens once in two years! This year's Kanda Masturi is already over, but it is happening again in 2019. Don't miss out the chance to join the most exciting festival in Japan!

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100,000 Sunflowers at Kiyose 2019 Sunflower Festival, Tokyo

Ever thought that you could walk amongst 100,000 sunflowers?! Now you can at Kiyose Sunflower Festival. Easily accessible via express train from Ikebukuro station, the Sunflower Festival offers visitors amazing scenery you can't find in downtown Tokyo! Get along to get that Instagram photo or just explore the wonderful area.

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Hakata Gion Yamakasa 2019: a Float-carrying Festival with an Electric Atmosphere!

The Hakata Gion Yamasaka is a hugely popular float festival that attracts approximately 1 million spectators every year in Fukuoka City. The festival has a 750-year history and is one of Fukuoka's most prominent. Read on to discover what makes this event so great!

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Mitama Matsuri 2019: A Popular Japanese Summer Festival in Tokyo

Mitama Matsuri is well known as a famous summer festival in Tokyo, Japan. Each year more than 300 thousand people come to enjoy the display of 30 thousand lanterns and mikoshi (float) events. Let's see what's so special about Mitama Matsuri!

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