Jidai Matsuri

Jidai Matsuri

If you find yourself in Kyoto on October 22, you must attend the Jidai Matsuri festival. That day is the anniversary of the foundation of Kyoto. It consists of a large parade that travels from the Imperial Palace to Heian Shrine. Jidai Matsuri means “Festival of...
Awa Odori

Awa Odori

On August 12th and 15th, in Tokushima takes place the Awa Odori festival. “Fool’s Dance” is a nickname that comes from the lyrics to a common dance song, which translates as follows: “Fools dance and fools watch, if both are fools, you might as...