Cultural in Shimonoseki

Sentei Festival

Held at Akama-jingū from 2 to 4 May to remember the Heike women who worked as prostitutes to pay for rites for their fallen relatives. On 3 May, women dressed as Heian-era courtesans form a colourful procession at t…
Fireworks in Shimonoseki

Kanmon Straits Fireworks Festival

A spectacular fireworks display occurring on both sides of the straits at the same time. Held on 13 August.