The first “Hanabi” Festival in Phlippines

Fireworks or  “Hanabi” festival is a signature event held in Japan during the summer holidays from July to August. These festivals were originally used to ward off evil spirits, but today, these are used for outdoor entertainment attracting thousands of locals in Japan.

Anime Gaming Cultural Festival Events and Conventions, in cooperation with the Municipal Government of Taytay, Anime Corner Group Pilipinas and United Anime Council presents the first “Hanabi” Festival in the country to be held on November 29 at Club Manila East Open field in Taytay, Rizal.

Just like in a Japanese “Hanabi” festival, the event will have food stalls and matsuri booths which sells souvenirs and houses traditional matsuri games. It will also feature performances from various local cover bands and dance groups.

The big firework display, the event’s main highlight will take place during the end of the festival.

“Hanabi” Festival promises to give the attendees the traditional festive being experienced in a real Japanese festival and adding that, attendees are  encouraged to wear any Japanese traditional clothes, not limited to yukata, kimono, hakama and jinbei. You can also attend the event in your favorite costume.

There are no entrance fees.

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