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  • Chichibu Yomatsuri

    Chichibu Yomatsuri (Night Festival)

    • Every year on December 2 and 3
    • Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture
    • Established over 350 years ago
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  • Hakata Gion Yamakasa

    Hakata Gion Yamakasa

    • Every year from July 1 to 15
    • Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture
    • Established over 780 years ago
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  • Aoi Festival (Kamo Festival)

    Aoi Matsuri Festival (Kamo Festival)

    • Every year on May 15
    • From Kyoto Imperial Palace to Kamigamo Shrine, Kyoto Prefecture
    • Established around 1,500 years ago
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Light and Fire

  • Hifuri Shinji of Tatsukuri Festival

    Hifuri Shinji of Tatsukuri Festival

    • Mid-March
    • Aso City, Kumamoto Prefecture
    • Established over 2,000 years ago
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  • Yokote Kamakura Festival

    Yokote Kamakura Festival

    • Every year on February 15 and 16
    • Yokote City, Akita Prefecture
    • Established over 400 years ago
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  • Gozan Okuribi

    Gozan Okuribi

    • Every year on August 16
    • Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
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Parade and Dance

  • Hida Furukawa Fox Fire Festival

    Yamagata Hanagasa Festival

    • Every year from August 5 to 7
    • Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture
    • Established in 1965
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  • Kaimon Shinji Fukuotoko Erabi

    Shimonoseki Bakan Festival

    • Mid-August
    • Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture
    • Established in 1978
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  • Sendai Otsunahiki

    Hyuga Hyottoko Summer Festival

    • Early August
    • Hyuga City, Miyazaki Prefecture
    • Established in 1984
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  • Hida Furukawa Fox Fire Festival

    Hida Furukawa Fox Fire Festival

    • Every year on the 4th Saturday of September
    • Furukawa, Hida City, Gifu Prefectrue
    • Established in 1990
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  • Kaimon Shinji Fukuotoko Erabi

    Kaimon Shinji Fukuotoko Erabi

    • Every year on January 10
    • Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefectrue
    • Established in 1940
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  • Sendai Otsunahiki

    Sendai Otsunahiki

    • Every year on September 22
    • Satsumasendai City, Kagoshima Prefecture
    • Established over 420 years ago
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