Watch as over 10,000 fireworks are launched over Lake Biwa, along with crowds of over 350,000. This year’s theme is Sengoku Wonderland and will feature fireworks and water jets to a create unique display with beautiful relfections on the lake’s surface. There are paid seats available online or from conbini store machines, as well as plenty of free vantage points.
Due to the 2020 Olympics, the fireworks display has moved from its regular August slot to November, as the lake will be used for canoing in the games. It is expected to return to normal in 2021.
The Kansai Queer Film Festival (KQFF) screens a wide range of films on the themes of gender, sexuality and equality from both Japan and all over the world. Now in its 15th year, KQFF 2022 will be held in Kyoto […]
The home of green tea in Japan, the small town holds a traditional tea-jar opening ceremony on the first Sunday in October each year. Located just between Kyoto and Nara, Uji has long been famous for producing high quality green […]
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 […]
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