Matsuri of This Month

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Inaba Umbrella Dance (August 14)

[Tottori Pref] Yokomakura, Tottori City
Each dancer twirls an umbrella with 100 …

Ohana Odori (August 21)

[Shiga Pref] Kitaochi, Kora Cho, Shiga Prefecture Hiyoshi Shrine
The dance is brave and elegant with nice…
 
 

Kawasegaki (August 26)

[Osaka City・Osaka Pref] 6-4-4 Denpo, Konohana Ward, Osaka City Shorenji
This is a Bon event performed in the boa…

Higashi Bon Odori (August 14-16)

[Osaka Pref] Higashi, Kaizuka City Enkouji Temple
Higashi Bon Odori, a Bon Festival Dance,…
 
 

Katsuragi Odori (August 14)

[Osaka Pref] Tonohara Cho, Kishiwada City Mirokuji
Katsuragi Odori is a dance which started…

Gangara Fire Festival (August 24)

[Osaka Pref] Ikeda City Satsukiyama
This is the most traditional fire festiv…
 
 

Mitsumatsumyodoiki-nenbutu (Chanchanhiki) (August 14)

[Osaka Pref] Mitsumatsu, Kaizuka City
This is one of the Bon events, which is …

Tsuda bon-odori (August 12-15)

[Tokushima Pref] Tsuda Cho, Tokushima City
Bon-odori, which is a traditional summer…
 
 

Shimakamogogo-no Bon-matsuri-gyoji (August 15)

[Mie Pref] Matsuocho and Kouchicho, Toba City
In the festival, hand-held torches are t…

Toride Jinja-no Kujirafune-gyoji (August 14-15)

[Mie Pref] Tomida, Yokkaichi City Toride Shrine
This is a unique event that imitates wha…