Japan comes alive in summer with spectacular matsuri. Take our quiz to see how much you know about Japan’s festival culture.
Dating back to 1733, this impressive fireworks competition is a yearly tradition in Tokyo. But from fire to famine, this event’s history is anything but
If you are in Japan, or have visited Japan, you may have noticed how Japanese people seemingly pay attention to minute details in anything and everything. It’s hard not to wonder how they make everything look so perfect. Even the Japanese dinner table is done with the utmost perfection Japan is known for.
Mikoshi, a common sight at festivals, are beautiful & intricate religious objects believed to contain the spirit of a shrine.
Tokyo’s Three Great Festivals of Edo are so named as they were initially held when the city was still called Edo (1603-1868).
Japanese bread is loved by many around the world. Though bread isn’t really a traditional food item in Japan, that didn’t deter Japanese people from experimenting with it.