Late July sees the annual Shinjuku Eisa Festival. Eisa is a traditional dance originating in the Okinawan islands. The traditional costumes, dancing and drumming are quite different to what you’re likely to see in other festivals in Japan. The organizers are only expecting about 1 million people to turn up to watch! Mind you, this is Shinjuku so you probably won’t notice the difference.
The event takes place around Shinjuku Station East and West exits, and runs from 12 noon until 8pm.
British electro duo The Chemical Brothers are coming to Tokyo and tickets are on sale early! With six number one albums in the UK, they hardly need any introduction, but if you’re not sure then check out Galvanize, Block Rockin’ […]
As a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19, this event has been canceled with future dates currently undecided. As the name suggests, this little market is all about reducing waste and wastefulness—the perfect antidote to Tokyo’s shop-till-you-drop culture. It’s […]
As a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19, this event has been canceled with future dates currently undecided. Held on the first Saturday and Sunday of every month, this market is joining the well-established UNU Farmer’s Market. It is […]
As a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19, Download 2020 has been postponed with new dates yet to be confirmed. The connected Dirty Honey and My Chemical Romance concerts have also been postponed. British rock music festival Download comes […]
This is a solo-exhibition by Hong Kong artist mySerena. An emerging artist from Hong Kong, mySerena rediscovered her passion for art during her many travels to Japan, which is also why she chose to exhibit the first show of her […]
10:00am – 7:00pm