Otaru Snow Light Path Festival: Japan's Most Beautiful Winter Candle Light Festival
In February, in the small town of Otaru in Hokkaido, is held the Snow Light Path Festival. Thousands upon thousands of candles are lit in the snow every evening across the town. It creates an amazingly peaceful atmosphere and makes for one of Japan's most beautiful winter scenery.
- Feb 08, 2019(Fri) - Feb 17, 2019(Sun)
Otaru Snow Light Path Festival
The concept of the festival is to remind people that we are one with nature. The people of Otaru often say they want the visitors to forget their daily troubles while admiring the beautiful scenery.
Organizations unrelated to the festival as well as residents of the city started creating making their own candle displays, making the event even more impressive than it was before. This festival is not a commercial one, it's a celebration of the scenic beauty of winter and community spirit.
The 2019 edition will be held from February 8th to 17th.
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