Glass Tableware in Still Life

HMOCA 1-1 Hijiyama-koen, Minami-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

Glass Tableware in Still Life: Yoko Andersson Yamano and 18 Painters exhibition at Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art.

Kakimoto Kozo: The World of Picture Books

Hiroshima Museum of Art 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

Exhibition of works by Hiroshima-born children's picture book artists Kozo Kakimoto, widely known for his pictures in the million-seller "The Giving Chair".

Hiroshima Dreamination

Peace Boulevard and around Peace Boulevard, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan

1.4 million colored LED illuminations light to Hiroshima Peace Boulevard and the city center for 2 months.


German-style Xmas Market

Urban View Grand Tower 4-1 Hatchobori Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

3 days of mulled wine, beer, sausage, stollen, music and more at the base of the Urban View Grand Tower.


Chinkasai Fire Festival

Mikasa-no-hama, Miyajima Mikasa-no-hama, Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Japan

Living in wooden houses, closely clustered together along narrow streets, for centuries, fear of calamitous fires is deeply ingrained in


Matchlock Rifle Shooting at Kintai Bridge

Iwakuni Kintaikyo Bridge 1 Iwakuni, Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi-ken, Japan

Men in traditional samurai warrior costume perform a matchlock gun shooting exhibition on the wide riverbank at Kintai-kyo Bridge in Iwakuni.


Setsubun-sai at Saikoku-ji, Onomichi

Saikoku-ji Temple 29-27 Nishi-kubo-cho, Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

Setsubun festival e at Saikoku-ji Temple in Onomichi.


Setsubun-sai at Gokoku-jinja

Gokoku-jinja Shrine 2-21 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

After a cleansing ritual to ward off evil spirits and bring in good luck performed in the shrine building which


Setsubun-sai at Sorasaya Shrine, Hiroshima

Sorasaya-jinja Shrine 3-3-2 Honkawa-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, Japan

Annual mame-maki throwing out of good luck beans and other goodies to commemorate Setsubun at Sorasaya Shrine.


Mihara Daruma Festival (Shinmei-ichi)

North side of JR Mihara Station 1-1-1 Shiromachi, Mihara-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

During the 3-day Mihara Daruma Festival the streets are taken over by stalls selling lucky daruma dolls and every kind