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Sumidagawa Hanabi (Sumida River Fireworks Festival)


UpdateFebruary 24, 2018
ReleaseFebruary 24, 2018

The Sumida River Fireworks Festival has a long history, beginning in 1733. Many people died of starvation and contagious diseases in the great famine of that time. The Tokugawa Shogunate held a ceremony to pray for the souls of victims and drive away evil diseases. About 20,000 fireworks are launched against the backdrop of TOKYO SKYTREE®.




[Date] July 25 (Sat), 2015

[Venue] The first venue: From Sakurabashi to Kototoibashi ・The second venue: From Komagatabashi to Umayabashi, Sumida-ku, Tokyo

[Access] On Foot: From Asakusa Sta./Narihira Sta./ Hikifune Sta (10 minutes)

[URL]  http://sumidagawa-hanabi.com/index_eg.html