This summer and fall, Mie Prefecture invites you to celebrate the colors of the season by sharing your photos and video of Mie on Instagram. From dazzling fireworks festivals that exemplify summer in Japan to Mother Nature’s vivid paintings of autumn leaves, there’s no shortage of great opportunities to capture the colors of Mie.
So grab your camera and get outside, savor the season, and tag your photos with #visitmie. Prizes will go to the top entries!
Visit Mie Prefecture and take photos or video of festivals, the great outdoors, food — anything you love about Mie. There are no thematic restrictions, and photos/video you took on past trips to Mie are also fine to share!
Share your photos or video of Mie Prefecture with the hashtag #visitmie !
- Shima Spain Village
July 27 – August 31, 2019
This 25th anniversary celebration features a night parade full of passion, a projection mapping show that excites with rhythm as well as visuals, and a moonlight finale! > See details
- Nagashima Spa Land
August 4, 11–18, 24–25, 2019
Some of the top fireworks professionals in Japan put on some incredible shows for visitors to Nagashima Spa Land, located in Kuwana City, on these days in August! > See details
- Shichiri-Mihama Beach
August 26, 2019
With the Onigajo rocks of Yoshino-Kumano National Park at your back and the Pacific Ocean before you, watching the 10,000 fireworks of this beach fireworks festival will be something to remember! > See details
- Yokkaichi Harbor
August 25, 2019
This fireworks show, loved by the locals, is held against the backdrop of the Yokkaichi industrial complexes near the harbor, and viewers get to be up-close to the incredible display. > See details
- Ueno Park
September 1 – November 7, 2019
Many events celebrating traditional Japanese culture and arts will be held during the festival period, including archery, a kendo tournament, taiko drum performances, a chrysanthemum fair, and a nighttime Noh play. > See details
- Futami Okitama Shrine
September 5, 2019
The shimenawa rope that connects the sacred Meoto Iwa, or Wedded Rocks, is replaced with a newly purified one 3 times a year in this special Shinto ceremony. > See details
- Shiroko Shinko Ryokuchi Park
September 14, 2019
Now in its sixth year, the Suzuka Genki Fireworks Festival will dazzle you from start to finish with close to 4,000 fireworks lighting up the sky over Ise Bay. > See details
- Yokkaichi Dome
September 14–15, 2019
This dance festival for all ages lasts a non-stop 29 hours! The famous Bon Odori style of dance is featured prominently and is super easy to learn. > See details
Winners of Part 1 will be announced in late October.
Winners of Part 2 will be announced in late February, 2020.
The results will be posted on the official #visitmie Campaign website.
Winning entries will be selected through an impartial, fair review process by selection committee members based on how well they communicate the appeal of tourism in Mie Prefecture.
Winners will be notified by direct message to their Instagram accounts.
Furthermore, other prizes will be announced!
Please note that prizes may not match the photos, and the contest operator reserves the right to change the prizes awarded.
Ise-Shima National Park Cycling Tour
Ninja Training Experience in Akame Shijyuhachi Falls Ninja Training Village
Ama Diver Hut Experience & Freshly-caught Seafood BBQ Lunch
Mie Free Itinerary Plan with 5-Day Kintetsu Rail Pass
2-Day Free Itinerary Plan with 1-Night Accommodation
Diving with Ama Female Divers in Ise-Shima
Ise-Shima Guided Cycling Tour
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