Event Calendar

Narcissus Festival
  • Narcissus Festival
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early January to mid February
  • Pretty Echizen narcissus on the Echizen Coast is in full bloom in winter. The Echizen Coast has the ...
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Hiwatari Shinji
  • Hiwatari Shinji
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:February 25th
  • A ceremony of early spring to purge evil with sacred fire and pray for prosperity and safety in the ...
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Katsuyama Sagicho Matsuri
  • Katsuyama Sagicho Matsuri
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Last Saturday and Sunday in February
  • Male dancers disguised in female clothes dance comically on stages accompanied by a Japanese traditi...
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Yaya Festival
  • Yaya Festival
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:February 1st to 5th
  • This is a festival of bravado displayed by young men, originating in the cry of samurai warriors dur...
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Yuki Jinja Ume Matsuri
  • Yuki Jinja Ume Matsuri
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Mid February to mid March
  • The precinct gardens are home to some 250 weeping Japanese plum trees and 80 other Japanese plum tre...
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Big Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival)
  • Big Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival)
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Late February to early March
  • A pyramid-like 100-tier doll stand is set up in the center of the venue together with a total of 300...
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Nagahama Dwarf Plum Tree Exhibition
Omizu Okuri
  • Omizu Okuri
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:March 2nd
  • A world of quiet beauty devoted to water and fire. After a 2-km torch procession, a ceremony is held...
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Whirlpool Tourism Campaign
  • Whirlpool Tourism Campaign
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early March
  • This is an event that heralds the arrival of the spring whirlpool watching season at the Naruto Kaik...
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Shunie (Omizutori)
  • Shunie (Omizutori)
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:March 1st to 14th
  • This ritual was started in 752 as an anga (ascetic practice) to repent our misdeeds to the Eleven-fa...
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