Flower Festival 2013

BENI is the rather unexciting special guest at this Flower Festival, but with all the stages and stalls you should be able to find something to keep you entertained, amused or inebriated during the three days.

Here is a summary of the main events and you can find a handy map on our Flower Festival Guide here.


May 3

  • 12:00 Opening Ceremony, Carnation Stage
  • 12:00-15:00 Flower Parade, Peace Boulevard
  • 13:30 International performances, Carnation Stage
  • 16:50 Special guest BENI, Carnation Stage

  • 18:00 Kagura, Carnation Stage



May 4

  • 14:00 Street athletics, Peace Boulevard in front of Peace Memorial Park
  • 14:00 Caligraphy brush dance performance, Peace memorial Park
  • 14:30 International performances, Carnation Stage
  • 19:30 Kagura show, Carnation Stage
  • 12:00-19:00 Skate World
  • 18:00-21:00 Flower Candle Message, Peace Memorial Park


May 5


Paul Walsh

Paul arrived in Hiroshima "for a few months" back in 1996. He is the co-founder of GetHiroshima.com and loves running in the mountains.