Photo by Kazeo – Tokyo in snow




















Place:  Tokyo station


Photographer Kazeo


Furusato (Japanese home town) Festival 2018


Hello, I am owner of FEEL TOKYO.

It is snowing today in Tokyo.



Yesterday I went to Furusato Festival held in Tokyo Dome.




Furusato means “home town” in Japanese. In this festival,Japanese tranditional dance and festival

in Japanese many regions such as Aomori ,Okinawa,Kushu etc took placed at the stage.

This year is 10th anniversary and it’s the largest scale ever.






Also, gourmet all over the Japan gathers from Hokkaido to Okinawa !!






Very crowded !!





Yesterday’s main program was Aomori Nebuta Festival.


Aomori Nebuta Festival is the festival leading Japanese festival took placed in Aomori

(northen part of Japan) Prefecture in summer.It is counted among the three largest festivals in the Tohoku region.


“Nebuta” refers to the float of a brave warrior-figure which is carried through the center of the city,

while dancers wearing a unique type of costume called haneto (ハネト) dance around

in time with the chant Rasserā (ラッセラー)

(shorten dialectal version of “irasshai”, calling visitors and customers to watch or join).



The huge parade float moving around by as many as 30 warrior was so energetic.






Experiencing Aomori Nebuta in Tokyo is very special.


Admission fee is JPY1,700.



Thank you for reading.


Have a good day.


Play Japanese tradtional music in Tokyo – “Koto” (Japanese harp)