The Birth of Original Firework, the Battle of Firework Makers in Tsuchiura All Japan Fireworks Competition!

The Birth of Original Firework, the Battle of Firework Makers in Tsuchiura All Japan Fireworks Competition!

        Overview This festival is the competition of firework-makers in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture. There are three divisions, Star Mine, 10 inch- size, and original fireworks. The best firework-makers of three divisions are given the Prime Minister Award. Moreover, this is one of the few fireworks event held in October, which makes this event a good program to add for early fall itinerary!         Event Schedule The first Saturday of October Upcoming Event: October 3(Sat.), 2015 Time: 6:00 P.M. ~ 8:30 P.M.     The…

‘Wild Dance of a Phoenix’ , the World Biggest Firework in Konosu Fireworks Festival

‘Wild Dance of a Phoenix’ , the World Biggest Firework in Konosu Fireworks Festival

    Overview   Konosu Fireworks Festival is a dynamic festival held in Konosu, Saitama Prefecture. It is wholly organized and managed by young people. They did everything from planning, management, collecting funding, to cleaning. Moreover, this festival is also known for launching the biggest star mine in the world.         Event Schedule   Mid-October Upcoming Event: October 10 (Sat.), 2015 Time: 6:00 P.M. ~ 8:30 P.M.     The festival will still be held in case of light rain but will postpone to the following day…

Travel back in time to Feudal Japan in Jidai Matsuri !

Travel back in time to Feudal Japan in Jidai Matsuri !

    Overview   When it comes to the festivals in Kyoto, it is said that there are three biggest events which you can’t miss them! They are Aoi Festival, Gion Festival, and the last but not least is Jidai Festival. “JIDAI” which means periods in Japanese. Jidai Festival represents the glory periods in Japan’s history.         Event Schedule   From 10/15~10/23, while 10/22 is the date main event be hold 10/15 15:00~ Traditional girl dance called “Hoshuku odori ashigatame” 10/21 10:00~ Ritual took place to pray that…