Summertime Fireworks (2004-07-06)
Japanese celebrate summertime with a bang, literally. Firework
displays are held in
different parts of Tokyo. One of the biggest is held over
Sumidagawa (Sumida River). It draws tens of thousands of
spectators to the event every year. A television station has been
the event live since the year we arrived in Tokyo. We've watched
it a couple of times on TV but never in person, nor do we ever intend
to. The reason?
Huge crowd, hot muggy night and mosquito-infested air versus
comfortable home, air-conditioned room and bug-free air. It's a
PS: To all my dear readers,
here is a link which will give you the most fun in watching fireworks. Enjoy!
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