Tag: Tohoku in Summer

  • Sendai Tanabata Matsuri 2016

    Sendai Tanabata Matsuri 2016

    Sendai Tanabata Matsuri is the most famous tanabata celebration in Japan which takes place in downtown Sendai, Miyagi prefecture. It is held every year on August 6th to 8th. Tohoku’s summer does not end without the celebration of the three great festivals of the Tohoku Region: Aomori Nebuta Matsuri, Akita […]

  • Akita Kanto Matsuri 2016 (Kanto Festival)

    Akita Kanto Matsuri 2016 (Kanto Festival)

    During the Akita Kanto Matsuri (pole lantern festival) in early August, Akita city becomes magically breathtaking. Why? Akita is an impressive place. Think about Kakunodate cherry blossom festival in spring and Yokote kamakura festival in winter. Both are highly impressive seasonal festivals. On the other hand, Akita’s summer festival – […]



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