A small, local festival held to celebrate the girls who sacrificed themselves to save the village from the disasters of the Yodo river (now the Nakatsu river).
It takes place on February 20th every year and maintains the traditional style of the time. It has been designated an Intangible Folk Cultural Asset of Osaka prefecture and is a great small festival to attend.
Just the right thing to get you ready for the spookiest month of the year. The Hanazono Rugby Stadium will turn into a night you’ll never forget. You have been invited to the event “Hanazono Wakuwaku Rugby Stadium” but as […]
The Paantu festival takes place on the Okinawa Prefecture island of Miyakojima in the far south of the archipelego. It was cancelled in 2021, so we can only hope 2022 goes ahead. What happens and when is it? The villagers […]
The Aomori town of Inakadate has become famous for its Tanbo Art event held from early June until early October each year. ‘Tanbo’ is a rice field, the ingenious art is created by growing different crops to paint enormous living […]