About This Site

In the Kansai region, a variety of Matsuri (Japanese traditional festivals) events, which are attributed to its long history, diverse culture and unique atomosphere, are scheduled in many places. KansaiMatsuri.com, operated by Union of Kansai Governments is the portal site of Matsuri information in the Kansai region which includes the prefectures of Fukui, Mie, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama, Tottori and Tokushima.

The data base of Matsuri information provided by 14 local governments in the Kansai region is published in this website. The basic information of those events can be obtained by using search options such as search by month, category or map. Please note that many of the Matsuri events listed here are related with intangible folk cultural assets designated by the National, Prefectural or City Governments.

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