Awa Odori (dance) at Mitaka Festival, Japan

Awa Odori (dance) at Mitaka Festival, Japan The Awa Dance Festival (阿波踊り Awa Odori) is held from 12 to 15 August as part of the Obon festival in Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku in Japan. Awa Odori is the largest dance festival in Japan.

Nebuta float - Nebuta are gigantic lanterns that are designed to look like characters from kabuki dramas, myths and history. There're many Nebuta matsuri  Festival in Japan.

The most interesting Japanese summer festivals: Nebuta float - Nebuta are gigantic lanterns that are designed to look like characters from kabuki dramas, myths and history. There're many Nebuta matsuri Festival in Japan.

Kurayami Festival, Fuchu, Japan

Taiko Drum くらやみ祭り Japan Some of the most powerful drum frequencies.

Tsukimi or Otsukimi, literally moon-viewing, refers to Japanese festivals honoring the autumn moon. The celebration of the full moon typically takes place on the 15th day of the eighth month of the traditional Japanese lunisolar calendar.

"Tsukimi or Otsukimi, literally moon-viewing, refers to Japanese festivals honoring the autumn moon. The celebration of the full moon typically takes place on the day of the eighth month of the traditional Japanese lunisolar calendar.

The float of Nebuta Matsuri Festival in Aomori, Japan

The float of Nebuta Festival, Japan *Usually first week of August? Ask dad

祭、法被

Japanese Happi coat - Happi is a traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat usually made of indigo or brown cotton and imprinted with a distinctive mon (crest).

Hashigo Balancing Act, Dezome-shiki: A fireman performs the hashigo (ladder) acrobatics of an Edo-period (1603-1868) fire fighter. This is part of a dezomeshiki New Year's ceremony in Japan.

Tokyo Fire Department showcasing Hashigonori, traditional ladder acrobatics of the Edo period fire fighters. This was part of the New year ceremony held at Tokyo Big Sight in Koto Ward, Tokyo // Photo Sankei MSN

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