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Takayama Festival – 高山祭 2013

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Twice a Year, Twice the Fun at the Takayama Festival 2013 Takayama Festival 2013  高山祭 (Takayama Matsuri) When: April 14 to 15 and October 9 to 10 2013 Where: Takayama, Japan History: The origin of the Takayama Festival is unknown. However, the festival is believed to have started during the reign of the Kanamori family. [...]

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Sapparo Snow Festival 2013 – Japan

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ice Castles and Dazzling Princesses in Sapparo Snow Festival, Japan Sapparo Snow Festival 2013-(さっぽろ雪まつり )Sapporo Yuki-matsuri-2013 When it happens: February 5 – 11 2013 Where it happens: Sapparo, Japan History: The Sapparo Snow Festival, Japan began in the year 1950 when six high school students built snow statues in Odori park. After 5 years, the [...]

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