November 2016 – The Lucky Island Events

November 2016 – The Lucky Island Events

Aizu FireworksName: Japan Fireworks Artists Association Fireworks Festival

Area: Aizu-Wakamatsu

Date: November 5th (Saturday) at 6 PM

Address: Near Nanukamachi Station

Details: Come see the first annual Japan Fireworks Artists Association fireworks festival in Aizu! The show will be set to music and will feature fireworks not often seen at fireworks shows in Japan. The gates open at 6 PM and the show starts at 6:30. Tickets are on sale through the website from October 29th.

Website: http://www.aizu.asia/

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Taimatsu AkashiName: Sukagawa Taimatsu Akashi Festival

Area: Sukagawa

Date: November 12th (Saturday)

Address: Midorikeoka Park 〒962-0867 福島県須賀川市愛宕山 (Fukushima-ken Sukagawa-shi Atagoyama)

Details: The people of Sukuagawa have been constructing their taimatsu (giant straw figures) for weeks in preparation for this event. Come watch these 10-meter tall figures be set aflame and burned down with the people of Sukagawa. This event draws many visitors every year and is an event not to be missed!

Website: http://www.city.sukagawa.fukushima.jp/taimatsu/

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