Even the famous big Shibuya crossing is a proper district and has traditions! with the festival early September, it is very weird to see those people walking around the crossing among fascinated and surprised tourist, plenty of traditional drums and music!
Did I tell you about Sendai and the Tanabata festival already? this place has a soul every early August, the Tanabata festival fills the city, very unique and colorful. it is one of the top 3 festival in Japan driving over 2 million people to the city. Shops, hotels, restaurants and many people create their […]
in Japan, majority is set to 20 years old. Young people are strictly prohibited to drink until then for example, and so Coming of Age is a big day in many aspects. This is also the 1st time where young ladies receive their kimono. Mothers spend months before preparing and purchasing accessories spending a fortune […]
Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike participates in uchimizu, a Japanese water-throwing tradition, with several company heads and other city officials at a summer festival in Tokyo, on Friday. The festival is held to help cool down the sidewalks and streets. Source : Hot streets – Japan Today