Sumida River Fireworks Festival set for July 30

posted on May 6, 2016

Dazzling fireworks adorning the night sky are an indispensable feature of a Tokyo summer. This year's Sumida River Fireworks Festival, cosponsored by The Yomiuri Shimbun, is scheduled to be held on July 30.

In this year's festival marking its 39th anniversary, about 20,000 projectiles are scheduled to be shot off from 7:05 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A total 950,000 spectators are expected for the festival.

In case of bad weather, the festival will be postponed until the next day, July 31. It will be canceled if the weather is unfavorable a second time.

source by the-japan-news
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