Hanabi is the Japanese word for fireworks.
In Japan, fireworks festivals are held in various places in summer, attracting many people as a summer tradition.
Famous fireworks festival usually attracts a huge number of visitors every year and is expected to be very crowded. Therefore, please be careful when you go to see the fireworks festival.

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The origin of Japanese fireworks festival

The oldest fireworks festival in Japan is said to be the “Ryogoku Kawabiraki” (fireworks festival that became the predecessor of the Sumida River Fireworks Festival), which was held in 1733.
It was originally held as a memorial service for the souls of the dead caused by famine and epidemics, and to pray for the removal of calamities.

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