Event Calendar

Yabusame Festival (archery on horseback)
Kasuga Wakamiya Onmatsuri
  • Kasuga Wakamiya Onmatsuri
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:December 15th to 18th
  • This is an annual celebration held by Wakamiya shrine, which is the subordinate shrine of Kasuga Tai...
    [More...]
Kobe Kitano Christmas Street
  • Kobe Kitano Christmas Street
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early December to December 25
  • Illumination of the promenades and Ijinkan (Old Foreign Settlement). Christmas events are also held.
    [More...]
Geita Festival
  • Geita Festival
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:December 31st to January 1st
  • At dawn on New Year's Day, this festival features men from throughout the island who use bamboo pole...
    [More...]
Twinkle Joyo
  • Twinkle Joyo
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:December 1st to 25th
  • A winter festival featuring a wealth of lights and tree illuminations around the recreation zone of ...
    [More...]
Arima Hot Spring Irizome Shiki
  • Arima Hot Spring Irizome Shiki
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:January 2nd
  • Arima Onsen spa is said to be one of the oldest springs in Japan. This traditional event, held on Ne...
    [More...]
Funadanjiri
  • Funadanjiri
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early January
  • The event represents hopes for a large catch of fish. A colorfully adorned katsuo (bonito) fishing b...
    [More...]
Objet d'art of Winter in Ikeda
  • Objet d'art of Winter in Ikeda
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:December 1st to January 10th
  • The whole town of Ikeda, including Ikeda Hesokko Park in front of JR Awa Ikeda Station, is decorated...
    [More...]
Wakakusayama Hill Grass Burning Ceremony
The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake 1.17 Kibo no Akari