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Toyohashi's Tezutsu Hanabi

Toyohashi's hand held Tezutsu fireworks are believed to have originated as a form of battlefield and inter castle communication smoke devices called “Noroshi”.

Adachi Fireworks

Annually over 600,000 people assemble to watch one of the most popular firework festivals by the Arakawa river in Tokyo's Adachi ward.

Kawasaki Daishi Furin-ichi

Every July, for 5 days, the famous Kawasaki Daishi Temple holds a furin-ichi, or Wind Chime Market. There are approximately 900 varieties from 50 locations around Japan.

Ogose Summer Festival

The Ogose Summer Festival is an annual event with fireworks, floats, and fun for everyone. Held in late July in Saitama, the festival combines small town charm with the joys of summer.  

Heron Dance

The Heron dance is a longstanding tradition in Tsuwano, protecting people from illnesses since about 400 years ago. The white feathers represent the cleanness and pureness, while two men in red wigs fend off demons.

Gion Matsuri

Gion Matsuri is Kyoto’s largest festival which takes place throughout the month of July by the Yasaka Shrine.

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