Every year the people of Omihachiman celebrate a fire matsuri. Floats parade through the town, are awarded prizes and joust. Later that evening the floats are burned.
Before you leave for Japan there are a few things you need to consider; what customs are you familiar with? Do you know any useful phrases in Japanese? Do you have your Hello Kitty tour mapped out?
If not you need to head to Matador’s Japan Focus Page and get reading!
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