The Yamagata Hanagasa Festival is highlighted by the booming cries of “Yassho, Makasho” accompanied by the gallant sound of the Hanagasa Taiko drums. Meanwhile, gorgeously decorated floats leading.
More than 10,000 dancers adorned in a beautiful costume with Hanagasa flower hats through the main street of Yamagata city.
In recent years, the ‘Yamagata Hanagasa Festival’ has been added to the big three festivals of Tohoku area. Therefore, Hanagasa matsuri is fourth member representing the major festivals in Tohoku area.
Almost every year, more than one million people flock to the city during the term of the festival.
|DATE||2019.08.05 – 2019.08.07|
|ACCESS||10-minutes walk from the JR Yamagata Station|
|POSSIBLE FACILITIES|| Wifi
|WEB SITE||Related web site|