Chinese new year festival is to celebrate the start of spring. A parade featuring Chinese historical figures, in which people dress up in clothes and makeup from Beijing Opera, is one of the highlights of the festival. Other Chinese traditional performances are on all day and the chefs show off their skill creating special seasonal menus.Access: JR Kobe Motomachi station on the JR Kobe line.
- Iwashimizusai festival/ Kyoto, Yawata-city
- Takasegawa boat festival/ Kyoto