Festivals in Japan
Japanese culture is enriching with seasonal and local festivals. Seasonal festivals are celebrated throughout the country. Local festivals are limited to particular regions or states.
Cherry Blossom/Ohanami –
Ohanami is a Japanese tradition in which Japanese family and friends gather under a cherry tree and share food.
The cherry trees will blossom just before the leaf starts to grow in spring. Cherry Blossom is a sign of the end of the hard cold winter and beginning of a beautiful spring.
There will be few beautiful memories in each person's life. Cherry Blossom will be one of them.
Cherry Blossom gives you a wonderful view of flowers as well as everlasting remembers
Momiji / Autumn Festivals
In the autumn season maple tree leaves turn red and yellow in colour and that gives a wonderful view.
Momiji is a sign of the autumn season ending and the start of cold weather/winter.
But , you will admit that only nature is the biggest artist in the world, after viewing momiji in japan.
Momiji gives you a wonderful view of red and yellow leaves.
There will be few beautiful memories in each person's life. Momiji will be one of everlasting remembers in your life
Summer Festivals / Fireworks
Japanese fireworks are one of the summer festivals in Japan.
Fireworks duration is about 45minutes to 1 hour.
Fireworks have a long history in Japan and are an integral part of Japanese summers.
Hundreds of firework shows are held every year across the country.
Fireworks use modern technology. They develop new types of fireworks every year.
The unique fireworks include Niagara sparklers.
Streets lined by food and game stalls.
People dressed in yukata(Summer dress) are very common in every summer festivals
Music events/concerts There are many music concerts taking place all over japan, which is related to the summer festivals.
Music concerts attract a large number of audience everywhere.
Winter in Japan is pretty cold, especially in northern areas like Hokkaido.
Sapporo Snow Festival is one of the most famous winter festivals in the world, which is held in Sapporo City, Hokkaido.It attracts over 2 millions visitors from Japan and all around the world. The festival features hundreds of small and large statues and sculptures made with snow and ice which are displayed in 3 different zones
Snow sports in Japan
There are many snow sports available in Japan. People can enjoy snow sports as a part of snow festivals events. Travellers in Japan can also participate in many snow sports events.
Snowboarding is a popular activity all over the world and in Japan. Gliding down slopes effortlessly is challenging but fun.
A snowmobile is an open motor vehicle for moving across snow. No license is required as long as the vehicle is inside a certain area, making this an activity all travellers can enjoy.
Skiing, a major winter sport, is very popular in Japan. There are so many ski resort in Japan and it it may be hard choosing where to visit.