Excited crowd clad in their best Yukatas, smell of grilled sausages from the street vendors, sounds of excitement and thrill from kids sitting on their parents’ shoulder, anxiously waiting for the next masterpiece painted on the dark summer sky. Held on the first Saturday of August every year, this annual event is ranked among the top 10 most popular firework in Kansai region, and this is indeed one of the most awaited events in Osaka. Imagine having close to 500,000 people watching the massive display of fireworks, this event has been around since 1989.
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