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Last updated: July 29, 2021
Thousands of fireworks light up Lake Haruna
Gather around Lake Haruna, a caldera lake on Mt. Haruna, to see 3,000 fireworks launched into the sky, silhouetting the mountain's peak.
The festival begins with people making wishes on lanterns which are released into the lake, this is followed by a fireworks display. The festival is known for "underwater fireworks," which are thrown into the water from a boat and then explode on the lake's surface.
In order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), this event has been canceled for 2021.
Harunakomachi, Takasaki ( Map)
About 1 hour 30 minutes by bus from Takasaki Station
About 1 hour by car from Maebashi IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
August 6, 2021
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