Tag: fireworks-festival

The Beginner’s Guide to Fireworks Fireworks

Fifteen years ago, I would often have to explain that no, really, Japanese fireworks are a cut above the rest, and anyone who comes here in summer owes it to themselves to see it.

The Top Ten Fireworks Displays in Japan – Part 1 Miyajima Water Fireworks Festival, Hiroshima


Fireworks are a major part of the Japanese summer season with hundreds of displays held all over the country throughout July and August. Local events have a festive atmosphere, with people dressing up for the occasion in colorful yukata (a kind of light summer kimono), and buying snacks and beverages from street-side stalls.