National Holidays:
- Around 03/21 : Spring Day (春分日)

Major Events:
- Hinamatsuri (雛祭り) at 03/03
- White Day at 03/14
- Ohigan ( お彼岸) at 3 days before Spring Day
- School Graduation.

Weather: Sunny and cloudy but sometimes rain and windy (rains 102mm per month)
Ave. temperature and humidity of Tokyo: 8.4 degrees C, 58%

- Ume (Japanese Plum)

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Tsunan Sky Lantern

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Tsunan Sky Lantern (津南スカイランタン) is one of the most beautiful light events happens at Ski resort New Greenpia Tsunan, Tsunan Town, Niigata Prefecture. In the middle of March at New Greenpia Tsunan, 2000 sky lanterns will raise to the night sky. No word can explain this breathtaking view. You can feel the universe. This event is the grand finale of Tsunan Snow Festival. You can join and raise your own lantern with your message to the sky.

Tourist Info.
There is restroom.
Date: In the middle of March.
There are many parking that has shuttle buses to the Event location.
The shuttle will be running from the morning to the last events (500 yen).
Admission for the festival: Free
Admission for the sky lantern: 1000 JPY
Time: 19:30 and 20:00 (1000 lanterns for each time)

0. at Nagaoka Station.
1. use JR Joetsu Line to Echigo-Kawaguchi Station.
2. use JR Iiyama Line to Tsunan Station.
3. use a special shuttle bus to the event location.

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