A festival involving traditional and modern dance, Shintō ritual, and pirate history.
The town of Uchiko, known for its streets of well-preserved historic buildings, museums and stylish eateries, holds a Lantern Festival each year in mid-September.
The town of Uchiko is known for its streets of well-preserved historic buildings, museums and stylish eateries. In early August, Uchiko holds its Bamboo Festival when the main street is decorated with bamboo poles hung with elaborate decorations.
Turning up the heat with hot summer dance festivals
A Buddhist service for unwanted dolls before they go on their funeral pyre.