World Largest Fireworks in Japan: Yonshakudama

1 2 3 4

Japan is the hometown of Yonshakudama the largest fireworks in the world, each
of the shells weighs 930 pounds, and it can climb up to the height of 2700
feet (823 meters), and when it explods, the fireworks will become a 2400-feet
-diameter fireball and went off in a cascade of colour.

Fireworks is very popular in Japan, Big fireworks display was held every year
throughout the country, it is the signature summer event in Japan, fireworks
show was held nearly every weekend during July and August, hundreds of
thousands of people crowded along the river side, the tradition first begins
in 1733, when the country just suffered famine and cholera, people set off
fireworks to mourm the victims and dispel the darkness, fireworks also became
an important theme in the art of Japanese Yamato-e.

花火という、火薬が诘まった玉を打ち上げる。7月后半から8月半ばまでに多く催される
。さほど広くはない境内に,いろいろな屋台が所狭しと出店する。「たこやき」「やき
とり」「かき氷」等の饮食物,「金鱼すくい」「射的」「たからつり」等のゲーム,ザ
ッと数えて30店近く最近の子ども达は,外であまり游ばなくなったが,夏祭りは别物の
ようだ。祭はっぴや浴衣を着て,嬉しそうに屋台を巡る子ども达,亲と手をつなぎなが
らはしゃぐ幼子达。

Hong Kong Canceled National Day Fireworks Show Due to Mass Protests

1
Hong Kong’s government issued a statement that the city’s annual National Day fireworks show will be canceled on Monday, because of the mass pro-democracy protests erupted in the financial city.

An official from the government said that the event were canceled for safety considerations because the main access roads would be seriously affected, the fireworks display was scheduled to be held above the sea near Victoria Harbor on 8:00 pm.

Affected by the incident, many night bus services have been canceled and over 200 public transportation routes was also canceled or changed, schools located between wanchai and central were closed since September 29, many commerce and social activities was canceled, it has seriously influenced people’s daily life.

In Hong Kong, National Day Fireworks Show is a festival tradition and it was deeply loved by the citizens, the event also attracts over hundreds of thousands of visitors worldwide.