Feb 18th
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Takikawa Lantern Festival

The 11th year of a community tradition

Venue: Takikawa, Hokkaido, Japan When: Saturday - Feb 18th 2023
Please note this event is being held online. If you are outside Japan in a different timezone and hoping to tune in, be reminded that all times shown here are Japan Standard Time (+9 GMT).

The city of Takikawa, located between Sapporo and Asahikawa, carries out its lantern festival in its annual community festival. The citizens of Takikawa create thousands of lanterns out of simple paper bags — some simple, some works of art — and light them by candle to create one beautiful night.

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