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2017 Events in Tokyo

Sumida River Fireworks Festival

29 July 2017

Every summer Japan prepares for the numerous fireworks (hanabi) festivals…

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Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

TBC

Heralding the beginning of spring, cherry trees burst into a riot of pink and…

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Sanja Festival

18 - 20 May 2018

The Sanja Matsuri or Sanja Festival is the biggest of Tokyo's three great festivals,…

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Japanese F1 Grand Prix

8 October 2017

The Japanese Grand Prix usually falls towards the end of the Formula One season…

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Tokyo International Film Festival

25 October to 3 November 2017

Each year the Tokyo International Film Festival exclusively screens new and exciting…

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