Best Japanese festivals and events


Cherry Blossom Viewing .

From mid-March to early may, the cherry blossoms wave sweeps in Japan . towards the North, symbolizing the coming of spring with an explosion of exquisite rose petals. Bloom plunges the country into a frenzy, with TV channels informing about the distribution of flowering in Japan, and the people arranging picnics and even party under the shadow of Sakura. You can feel as if the whole country said, “Hooray, it’s finally spring!”.

In Tokyo, Ueno Park is a popular place for a picnic or a party, watching the cherry Blossoms (usually early April). If you want to enjoy the beautiful view — Maruyama Park . located behind the temple Yasaka . suitable for this is the best.

Sanja Matsuri in Tokyo .

In Tokyo, many festivals, but none of them compares to Sanja-Matsuri . Each may, the streets of Asakusa are filled with life, in anticipation of the beginning of one of the largest and most fun parades of mikoshi ( portable temples). Hundreds of thousands of observers are going to look at the majestic temple, which is on their shoulders are carrying 160 people.

In addition to the mikoshi . the festival offers a variety of food and parades, all accompanied by traditional music.


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most famous fireworks festival invites

This third largest city in Germany is considered the largest cultural and event center. Then you and the famous Cologne carnival culminating on Shrove Tuesday, and is known LGBT parade (Christopher street), and the Cologne Christmas market…

And today I will tell about one of the most beautiful local holiday, which is quite young, but from year to year is gaining popularity and are attracted to Cologne hundreds of thousands of tourists from all over the world.

Talking about the festival of light and fireworks Kölner Lichter, which is traditionally held in mid-summer. In 2014, the festival falls on the 19th of July, so everyone still has time and opportunity to collect bags and buy a ticket to Germany. And in the meantime we will acquaint you better with the program and the history of the event.

The history of the holiday

This year the international fireworks festival “Cologne lights” is only 14 years old: the first festival of light was held here in 2001.

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