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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

AUTUMN FESTIVALS

AUTUMN FESTIVALS CONNECT LOCALS

By Yuudai Takaki
Chief executive
GoldHorn Inc.
 
The time to celebrate aki matsuri (autumn festivals) is almost here. Festivities take place throughout Japan to commemorate a Shinto ritual celebrating a bountiful harvest and good catch.

Unlike the larger, more prominent natsu matsuri (summer festivals), these autumn festivals impress the visitor with distinctly local delights.

In Tokyo, portable shrines can be seen being paraded in each district at the beginning of September. READ MORE

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