Jan 12-21 Furusato Matsuri Tokyo 2018, Tokyo Dome, Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo
Traditional festivals and foods from all over Japan
Christmas lights :
https://sp.jorudan.co.jp/illumi/rank.html (Japanese version only)
http://www.rurubu.com/season/winter/illumination/ (Japanese version only)
snow and ice festivals (Japanese version only)
Friday, January 14, 2011
This year's theme was "葉(ha: the leaf)" and next year's theme is "岸(kishi: the shore)".
Ceremony of the Utakai Hajime(The Imperial Household Agency)
This confection is named Oimatu(老松: old pine). Pines have been reagarded as a sacred tree and a symbol of longevity in Japan since ancient times. Old pines are stately.