September 18, 2016

Furukawa Fire Fox Festival

Every year on the fourth Saturday of September, foxes walked in Furukawa !
It is the Fire Fox Festival of Furukawa !

Let's get some fox make-up and enjoy the "kistune matsuri" !
Anyone coming into the city will get a white and red fox make-up.
From all over the country couples apply to been selected as the fire foxes married coupled, 
but only one will be chosen and play this huge role.
Procession, dances, stands, music... A lot to see and feel during this event !


Where : Hida-Furukawa, 5mn from the station
When :  September 24 (Sat.) 13:00~21:00

September 5, 2016

Aji Matsuri - Festival of Taste + Street Jazz Festival

The Festival of Taste is back in September !

This weekend the Hida Autumn Food will be held in Honmachi.
Enjoy the friendly ambiance of the event and discover the popular foods of Hida Takayama. :

  •  Hida beef on skewers - Gyu-kushi
  • Hida beef sushi - Gyu-zushi
  • Salty grilled river fish - Ayu/Amago/Iwana shio-yaki
  • Sticky rice balls covered with a sweet soy sauce - Mitarashi dango
  • Sticky rice covered with miso - Miso gobei
  • Hida beef Croquette - Gyu-kuroke
  • and so many others !

You will also be able to have some locals sake tasting ! Hida-Furukawa's sake, Hourai, has been selected best sake in the world ! Do not miss the chance to try it during this festival !

Where : Shopping Street Honmachi, Takayama
When : September 10th (Sat) and 11th (Sun) // 9:00~17:00 (~16:00 Sunday)


10th Street Jazz Festival in Takayama !

7 Jazz-bands from the region gathered to this Festival. 
A free event bringing you music in the old street. 

Have a hear to them !

Where : Kami-ni-nomachi (the old streets)
When : September 10, 13:00~18:00