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Hanabi Festivals Near Nishi-Kasai

Summer is the season for Hanabi festivals in Japan. It means people get to enjoy watching beautiful fireworks display with some beer, cold drinks, and snacks. Every year, several of these festivals take place all over Tokyo.   About five years or so, it has been a tradition for us to go to some of these fireworks festivals. From our place here in Nishi-Kasai, we have good access to two.. Read More

Hanabi-Inspired Ikebana

Summer is hanabi or fireworks season here in Japan. Every year, thousands of people gather together to admire the fireworks display at various key places of the country. It is the time of the year when a lot of girls dress in yukatas or summer kimono. It is also the time when people cover the seasides or parks with blue mats even the day before the actual hanabi to save.. Read More