Being a country that has been known for high technology, Japan also has a variety of Japanese festivals that are held in each season. For summer, there are some annual summer festivals that routinely held.
Japanese Festivals In Summer
The festivals are often watched by people either the Japanese people or people from other countries that happen to be in the country. The following are 3 summer Japanese festivals you should know.
Matsuri means is a festival or celebration. Samba is a festival and also a typical dance from Brazil. The existence of Samba Matsuri is due to a large number of Brazilians living in Japan either permanently or temporarily. This festival is also being linked historically to World War, so the Japanese government allows the Samba Matsuri in their country.
Samba Matsuri is a celebration of a dance that shows the beauty of the dress colors worn by the dancer and also the beauty of the dancer’s own body. The most famous Samba Matsuri is Asakusa Samba Carnival which is held in Asakusa.
Hanabi means fireworks. Every summer in Japan, there will be a lot of amazing fireworks show in various places. Fireworks that will be launched are in the form of donations from local residents or donations from various factories.
Reportedly, the better and bigger fireworks that are donated by a company show the level of prosperity of the level of corporate prosperity of the company.
Hachiman Matsuri is a celebration that is generally held in the third week of August. At this celebration, it will be carried a house like a temple by many people ranging from old, young, women, men, and even children.
Alternately, the people will fight to share the object called Mikoshi. Along with the celebration, there will be an event to beat the large-sized drum or taiko as well as the blowing of flutes by many people. It is done by traveling around on the highway.
Being a country that has been known for high technology, Japan also has a variety of Japanese festivals that are always held in the summer season.