2016/08/06

Summer festival


Every summer, various festivals are held at each region of Japan. Many people carry about a mikoshi (portable shrine), draw a Dashi (float), dance Awa Odori and let off fireworks. There are local characteristics. Japanese people pray for happiness and protection against evils through these activities.

During the summer festival, the whole town is in a festive mood. This is a representative Japanese summer. Wear yukata, you can enjoy festival more.


See also
*Japanese
*Chinese
*List of Japanese culture