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Miyako odori (都をどり) is a traditional dance event performed by geishas and maikos. It is annually held in Kyoto in April, 3 times a day. You can enjoy the beautiful geisha dance and drink the great tasting green teas before the dance starts.
Kick off the Japanese summer season with one of the most interesting dance festivals in Japan: the Sapporo Yosakoi Soran Festival! Dances are a modern adaptation of the traditional Awa Odori and the moves mimic fishermen hauling their catch. How awesome is that!
Takayama matsuri (高山祭り) is counted as one of the most beautiful festivals in Japan alongside Gion Matsuri in Kyoto, and the Chichibu Yomatsuri. Takayama Matsuri is held twice a year, spring and autumn in the historical town of Takayama.
Kamogawa Odori is a sure sign that spring has arrived in Kyoto. It is one of the major Geisha Odori (traditional dance) event of the old capital. If you are in Kyoto in May, consider attending the Kamogawa Odori to get a rare glimpse of true geisha dance performances.
It's that time of year again, when the beers come flowing! Yes, Oktoberfest is here again! This year marks the 15th Anniversary of the annual event held in Hibiya Park, Tokyo. Expect plenty of German and local beers, German-style eats, a heap of live music and a wicked atmosphere to celebrate the start of September!
Earth Day in Tokyo is a joyful celebration held annually in April in Yoyogi Park. Go to learn about environmental causes, have unusual festival food and drinks, listen to live music, and enjoy an overall great vibe!