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Come See the Mountainside Adventure of the Onbashira Festival in Nagano!

Do you want to participate in one of the most dangerous festivals in the world? Do you want to see brave men ride a giant log speedily down a mountain? Then, take a look at the adrenaline-filled Onbashira festival! Suwa Grand Shrine SONY DSC granmedia.biz/ Suwa Grand Shrine or Suwa Taisha is a 1200-year-old Shinto…

Niino no Yuki Matsuri: A Celebration of Local Folklore in Nagano

Snow festivals are common in Japan in winter. Each region celebrates them in their own way, with most involving snow sculptures. However, a unique snow festival with more of a focus on folklore happens every year during January 14th and 15th, in Niino, a village in the Shimoina district of Nagano prefecture. Let’s have a…

Come See the Massive Blaze at the Nozawa Fire Festival!

Nozawa Fire Festival is held on January 15th every year in the Nozawa Onsen village of Nagano prefecture. It is the brightest fire festival you can witness in January. The energy and heat of this festival are incredible. Details of the Festival easkiandsnowboard.com/ Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival is called ‘Nozawa Onsen Dosojin Matsuri’ in Japanese.…