HANABI-Japanese fireworks

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HANABI-Japanese fireworks

Have you ever seen "HANABI' in Japan? "HANABI" means fireworks. It is a Japanese summer tradition. So, more than 100 hanabi festivals are held mainly during summer. The history of fireworks of Japan started in 1549, it was recorded that Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first Shogun of the Edo Government saw fireworks from the Edo castle. That's the beginning of the production of fireworks. Now a day, Nagano, Nigata, Akita and Ibaraki prefectures are famous for the place of production. In Tokyo, 'Sumidagawa Hanabi festival' and 'Tokyo bay hanabi festival' are very popular. Men and women of all ages can enjoy. There are kind of unique fireworks include Niagara sparklers that are set under bridges and resemble the famous waterfalls. It is a very exciting and fantastic moment. From early afternoon on the days of famous fireworks shows, lots of people in party mood begin trickling into the places, many of whom clothed in Yukata. There are both free and paid viewing locations. If you'd never seen Japanese Hanabi, why don't you come to Japan during summer? You can enjoy the Japanese traditional summer atmosphere at the festival.

HANABI-Japanese fireworks
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