This weekend (June 7th-9th) the annual Ota Expo will be held at Haneda Airport Domestic Terminal, operated by Japan Airport Terminal Co, Ltd.
The origins of Mizudome-no-Mai—whose name literally means, “Dance to stop the rain”—took place in the first centuries of the previous millennium.
A trio of children perform a Japanese lion dance to the music of flute and sasara (Japanese percussion instrument). This folk art dance, said to repel the evil spirits with the lion's energy, has been passed down over generations. Getting there 5 minutes' walk from "Rokugo-Dote" station on Keikyu Line More information [...]
Just one minute's walk from Tamagawa station lies Tamagawadai Park, which is famous for its vast hydrangea garden.
Have you decided what you will do during Golden Week? There will be various events in Ota ward.
Held annually in early February (typically on the 3rd), Setsubun is a custom that marks the official start of spring according to the Japanese lunar calendar.
Hashigo-nori is a traditional performance that attempts to pass on the techniques and methods of fireman in the Edo period. The performance is held every year on the coming-of-age day (second Monday of January) in front of the main hall of the Ikegami Honmonji Temple by the Omori Steeplejack Association. Don’t miss their acrobatic [...]
The Ota City Tourist Information Center located at the Keihin Kyuko line "Keikyu Kamata" station will celebrate its 3rd anniversary on December 11th
Come on out to Ota City to try out the limited original rice bowls and visit the area associated with the legends of the Bakumatsu and Meiji Era, Saigo Takamori and Katsu Kaishu.
Ikegami Honmonji Oeshiki Festival is one of Tokyo’s most famous and memorable festivals, with a history dating back more than 730 years. The festival celebrates the anniversary of the death of famous Buddhist teacher and saint Nichiren. Oeshiki celebrations to honor Nichiren, founder of the Nichiren school of Buddhism, occur around Japan in mid-October, but the [...]