Hello dearest readers and summer festival lovers! It’s Martin Werner Zander of the Smith’s School of English in Kotoen offering the early itinerary of 23 huge summer festival happenings in Kansai and Fukui.
マーティン・ワーナー・ザンダー スミス英会話 甲東園
Most of the major Kyoto fireworks festivals have not yet finalized their dates. Following is a prelimary list of 2014 Summer Fireworks Festival dates that are confirmed and is the most current information available to help you plan your schedule. Expect huge crowds this year.
Tsuruga Tohronagashi Hanabi Taikai Aug 16 Saturday – That will be a busy one! Echizen is much earlier : Sat July 19. Obama is Fri Aug 1.
Daimonji Fire Festival is Sat Aug 16 , Maizuru is Sun 7/27 , Ayabe ** , Miyazu ** , Fukuchiyama ** , Nantan ** , Kameoka * , Uji is smart to move to Mon Aug 11 . As noted, most dates for Kyoto have not yet been confirmed .
Otsu Biwako – The Big One ! Fri Aug 8 , Nagahama – The other big one : Tue Aug 5 , Hikone **.
PL is Fri Aug 1 because it’s always Aug 1 ! Tenjin is always 7/25 – 26 this time Fri and Sat – very crowded. Inagawa is Aug 16 Sat , Yodogawa is Sat Aug 9.
Ashiya July 26 Sat , Kobe Minato Sat Aug 2 , Itami Sat Aug 23 , Takarazuka Wed Aug 6
NARA TOHKAE will probably be Aug 5 to Aug 16 plus or minus a day or two, will advise later.
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