The Hakodate Russian Festival celebrates the connection betweek Russia and Japan and was held since 1994.
Hakodate and Russia has a special connection, during the Meiji period Russia had a significant influenc on Hakodate with a Russian delegation being one of the first foreign consulates to be established after opening Japan in the early 1860s.
The festival is celebrated with the traditional Maslenitsa – a Russian orthodox celebration similar in significance to the start of Lent.
|Event Date||Early February 2020|
|Access||Nearest station – Hakodate Station (Hakodate Main Line)|
*All event details are subject to change. We will keep you posted for any necessary changes.