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The people of Nagasaki are very fond of festivals and the many festivals held throughout the year are lively events with active local-community involvement. Festivals in Nagasaki showcase the unique fingerprint of energy, spirit, history and culture, and therefore attract large numbers of tourists. Explore the list of traditional Japanese festivals, one-of-a-kind festivals that demonstrate the influence of Nagasaki's colorful history as the sole trade port in Japan, food festivals where you can try the delicacies of the season, and flower festivals to enjoy the best four seasons of Japan.

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Goto Nagasaki International TriathlonSunday June 11th, 2017A test of endurance and skill, the triathlon features swimming, cycling and running. Come along and cheer on these world-class athletes as they push themselves to the ...
The Great Ghibli Exhibition - From Nausicaä to MarnieFrom April 15th to June 25th. (The museum is closed May 15th)Celebrating more than 30 years of Studio Ghibli history, this exhibition at the Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture features close to 3000 exhibits. Arriving in Kyu...
Firefly Festival in ShinkamigotoLate May to Early JuneEvery year along the quiet stretches of rivers that run through Shinkamigoto town, the skies and forests fill with the blinking lights of a thousand fireflies. Aik...
The Iki Island Roadbike RaceJune 8, 2014Get the most of Iki’s natural beauty by participating its ever-popular bike races Iki island’s special bike course will be held on public roads that trace its coas...
The Obama Onsen Jacaranda Flower FestivalJuneThe Obama Onsen Jacaranda Flower Festival A perfect time to view its violet-coloured flora During June, Obama’s evenings will be filled with illuminations which p...
Nagasaki "Otakusa" Hydrangea FestivalSaturday, May 20, 2017 - Sunday, June 11, 2017The German physician based at the Dutch trading post on Dejima, Philipp Franz von Siebold, loved hydrangeas. He met and fell in love with Kusumoto Taki here, and they ...
The Rose FestivalSaturday, May 13th - Monday, June 6th 2017. From May to June, Huis Ten Bosch presents The Rose Festival. Praised by the world's top-level cultivators and experts, over one million roses of over a thousand variet...

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