Natsu Matsuri | SUMMER FESTIVALS IN JAPANESE
Do you have Summer festivals ?
What are they like ?
In Japan , there are a lot of festivals in Summer.
Most Festivals take place in July or August.
Please read on if you are interested in Japanese Summer Festivals.
How are Japanese Summer Festivals look like ?
There are a lot of festivals in Summer.
Many Organizations , Cities take place summer festivals.
People wear Japanese Traditional Clothes called “Yukata”.
People dance Japanese Traditional dance “Bon Odori”.
People dance around tower which organizer play Japanese Drum “Taiko”.
There are many shops for festivals.
What can we do at Festivals ?
We can buy Dishes like fried noodles “Yakisoba” , Japanese style pancake “Okonomiyaki”.
“Choco Banana” is popular Fruit Banana coated with Chocolate.
Japanese style ice “Kakigori”.
“Ringo Ame” is an Apple coated with candy.
After you filled to eat , you can play some games.
There are some kinds of Loto called “Kuji“.
Just pulling paper from a box and then , there is number which designate gift item.
There are many ropes and pull one of them , then end of ropes there are paper on which numbers are written.
You can aim gift listed on shelves by toy gun.
Fireworks seem to be the symbol of summer festival.
But many festival finish with Dance “Bon Odori”.
And there are many other Fireworks Festivals.
People gather specific place to watch Fireworks.
It’s usually near a river or a beach.
And We watch Fireworks an hour to two hours.
Many people wear “Yukata” at the fireworks festivals.
People do not dance during the fireworks festivals usually.
There are only few shops because people watch Fireworks mainly.
Let’s learn words related to Summer Festivals
|How to read
|Japanese Traditional Cloth
|Japanese Traditional Dance
|Japanese Style Ice
|Japanese Style Pancake
Thank you !