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.
Over 17 meters of snowfall this year in Hokkaido, Japan. I couldn't drive in that. I'd have a panic attack thinking the snow would collapse. I thought I'd post this under beauty of nature but it's not beautiful to me!
Sea bream matsuri (festival) in Aichi Pref, Japan. ☆祭り-Matsuri, literally meaning 'to worship', every festivals in Japan are related to god in one way or another: gratitude & a prayer for the good haul of sea breams in this case.