Izumi

Sawada

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Do you hear the sound? It is the sound that tells you that spring is coming!!Narita Japanese Drums Festival is the biggest drums music festival in the Kantou area. Let’s get ready for the spring with awesome beats!

What is the Japanese Drums Festival?:

It is the music festival that cerebrates the coming of  spring. This year will be the 30th time so its history is not so old. But it is really popular for tourists and more than 200,000 people come over to see it every year.You can enjoy listening the beautiful combinations of drums beats as well as street foods and parades.

Place and Access:

JR Narita station or Keisei Line Narita station are the nearest stations if you take a train.It will be 1 minute walk to the main street (成田山表参道:Naritasan omotesando). And to the temple where the main stage is about a 10 minute walk.
You can also drive to the place but there might be no spot to park when it is busy. It may be better to take public transportation.

Time Schedule of  2018:

April 14th : From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

15th : From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.(If it rains too hard it might be cancelled)

How to enjoy the festival:

Special of the day

On the 14th

In front of the main stage, you can see the big show called 成田山千年夜舞台 (Naritayama sennnennya buyati) at 5 p.m. More than 2,000 people enjoy this. So, if you want to see the whole part clearly, you need to get your seats a few hours before.

On the 15th

The highlight of the day is the drums parade. Dancers and drums players are all dressed up and what beautiful is not only listening but also watching.You should listen to the powerful sound of it!!

For the beginners to see Omotesando Stage

There will be more than 20 teams to participate this festival and you can see their performances here. It is not a too big stage and it is so cool to see them that close. You cannot take your eyes off!!

See the real Japanese drums:

Even though it is a typically Japanese traditional instrument, you don’t have so many opportunities to see it. So it must be nice experience for you to take a day trip to join this cultural event. You will get so many beautiful pictures that make you fall in love with Japan!

Discover Chiba Prefecture!

Chiba Prefecture is a great place to visit and can boast plenty of tourist attractions. Besides, it is very close to Tokyo, and you can easily visit it within a day. However, would you like to see rural Japan? Chiba Prefecture gives you a unique opportunity to visit a land of hot springs and admire authentic traditional Japan. The following article assembled the best festivals and activities to enjoy in Chiba Prefecture, which will make your trip to Japan even more rewarding!

URL: https://festivalgo.huber-japan.com/events/events/best-festivals-things-chiba-prefecture

An Ultimate Idea Source for Your Tokyo Stay!

Most of the travelers who come to Japan enter the country through Tokyo. Even if it is not the main place of your destination, it would be a great idea to stay in the capital city for a few days. The biggest conglomerate in the world has much to offer to any kind of traveler. Whether you want to go sightseeing, shopping, eating out, or trying something special that you can experience only in Japan, Tokyo has it all. In the following article, you will find 100 things and many ideas on how to spend your time in Tokyo! Please, have a look!

URL: https://festivalgo.huber-japan.com/events/7726/ 

Would You Like to Know How to Enjoy a Japanese Festival Even More?

A lot of people when they get to a Matsuri for the first time feel themselves a bit lost. They confuse about what is happening around. If you are new to Japanese Festivals or want to know an alternative way of how you can enjoy these events, the following article will provide you with a set of helpful tips on how to choose a proper festival and activities you should try there. Please don`t hesitate to take a look at it!

URL: https://festivalgo.huber-japan.com/events/5363/

Did You Know That There is a Festival Every Day Somewhere in Japan?

Japan is a country of festivals indeed. Matsuri is an essential part of traditional Japanese culture. Thus, every day somewhere in Japan a festival takes place. There are traditional and modern festivals, on the sea and on the ground, in summer and winter. Japanese are hardworking people. However, when you attend at least one festival in Japan, you will understand how locals like to party. The article under the link below will introduce you to a celebration on any day of the year. I am sure you will find an event that suits your interests utmost!

URL: https://festivalgo.huber-japan.com/events/6572/

Don`t Stay Hungry at the Festival!

Image courtesy of Tomomarusan

For all foodies who enjoy Japanese Festivals would be nice to get acquainted with the rich choice offered by Yatai (Japanese festival food stalls). The food presented during Matsuri is pretty different from the one you get at the restaurants in Japan. Besides, there is a certain charm in grabbing some snack from a food stall and diving back into the festival crowd. I am sure that you will discover something new about Japanese festival food from the following article!

URL: https://festivalgo.huber-japan.com/events/5504/

Izumi Sawada

A 21 year old girl who loves traveling and speaks 5+ languages. Don’t have any house and live on the earth literary. That kind of craziness is all I need in my life!

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