Japan's annual affair with various genres of music - Summer sonic is celebrating its 20th Anniversary. The festival will be held from 16th August to 18th August across two locations, Tokyo and Osaka. From Rock to EDM, there's a little bit of something for everyone. This time around, great local and international musicians are included in the roster. Main headliners include Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Chainsmokers, and B'z.
Full Osaka lineup here
Any foreign visitor who wishes to enter Japan must have a passport, which must be valid during the period of stay.
Nationals of many countries are eligible to enter Japan without a visa unless the purpose of the visit is to reside in Japan, to obtain employment or to otherwise engage in remunerative activities.
A list of nationals of countries that have "Reciprocal Visa Exemption Arrangements" with Japan can be found: here
Nationals of countries that do not have "Reciprocal Visa Exemption Arrangements" with Japan must obtain a visa. A "Temporary Visitor's Visa" is usually required as permission to stay in Japan for a period of up to 90 days for non-remunerative activities such as sightseeing, participating in amateur sports, visiting relatives, taking inspection tours, participating in lectures or research, attending conferences, making business contacts or other similar activities.
To apply for a visa, please check the following link
Other useful links:
- Tourist Language Handbook