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Kumano Fude Matsuri
September 23| Free
It’s all about the calligraphy (and, more recently, make up) brushes at this festival which celebrates Kumano’s claim to fame. One of our favorite days out in autumn.
- Read about the Fude Matsuri here.
- Read about Kumano Fude Matsuri in the JapanTimes here.
- See photos from the Fude Matsuri here.
- See videos from the Fude Matsuri here
- The official Fude Matsuri site is here (Japanese only, but some nice photos).
- If you are interested in brush manufacture and calligraphy you might enjoy a visit to the Fude-no-sato-kobo (Brush Pen Studio)