Category Archives: EVENTS

This Week(End): Tokyo Area Events For February 17-18

Scent Of Spring

Bunkyo Ume Matsuri

Before the sakura season kicks in, it’s time to enjoy the plums and there’s no better place to do so than at the Yushima Tenmangu Shrine in Tokyo’s Bunkyo ward. The approximately 300 plum trees are just starting to bloom, inviting visitors for a pleasant sight and scent. There will be also various performances, including a karaoke competition, traditional Japanese dances, shamisen and of course, lots of food stalls!

Date
NOW THROUGH WED, MARCH 8, 2018
Time
8 A.M.-7:30 P.M.
Location
YUSHIMA TENMANGU SHRINE, 3-30-1 YUSHIMA BUNKYO-KU, TOKYO
Fee
FREE
Fee
Recommended for: Families, Instagrammers, Couples, Friends

to get it listed!

The post This Week(End): Tokyo Area Events For February 17-18 appeared first on Savvy Tokyo.

…continue reading

    

Cheapo Weekend for Feb 17-18: Lunar New Year

Source: Tokyo Cheapo

Never miss a freebie! Sign up for our weekly events newsletter.
|credit|
Yokohama Chinatown Lion Dance (Feb 16): Yokohama kicks off Chinese New Year celebrations this Friday with an impressive lion dance throughout the streets of its Chinatown. Watch as the ‘lions’ dance about, gobbling up vegetables and red envelopes (containing money) that are hung outside of shops and homes—all in the spirit of bringing good luck and prosperity. (Access: Motomachi Chukagai Station). This is just the first of many events for the Chinese Spring Festival. For more events, check here.
Chinese Traditional Performances (Feb 17-18): Continuing New Year celebrations, Yokohama will host various Chinese traditional performances starting Saturday. T

The post Cheapo Weekend for Feb 17-18: Lunar New Year appeared first on Tokyo Cheapo.

…continue reading