fall foliage forecast for 2018：
https://tenki.jp/forecaster/y_nakagawa/2018/09/11/2051.html (Japanese version only)
The fall colors have begun in the Taisetsu mountain range, Hokkaido. (September 16, 2018)
Daisetsuzan National Park Sounkyo Visitor Center:
when and where to see fall foliage:
https://sp.jorudan.co.jp/leaf/ (Japanese version only)
http://www.rurubu.com/season/autumn/koyo/ (Japanese version only)
https://koyo.walkerplus.com/ (Japanese version only)
fireworks displays (Japanese version only):
fireworks festivals will also be held in October and November!
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.