In Japan "Matsuri" means Japanese Festival. The heart of a Japanese Event & Festival brings ancient Japanese traditions from a
thousand years ago that are still in practice today. These ancient customs offer important traditions and character
to the Japanese culture.
During the next 12 months, these Japanese Events and Festivals are organized by hundreds of hard-working Japanese organizations. Most of these Japanese events & festivals are free, but your donations fund their yearly programs and allow these events to return each year.
The most popular time for Japanese Events is during the summer months when summer Obon Festivals are celebrated from April to August. During the month of April, Cherry Blossom Festivals are a very popular time to see trees in bloom.
Tanabata is a Japanese summer festival event. The festival celebrates the meeting of the deities Hikoboshi and Orihime - two cele...