Nov 11, 2012

Chichibu Night Festival (Chichibu Yomatsuri), December 2-3, ChiChiBu, Saitama

Chichibu Night Festival (Chichibu Yomatsuri)

The Chichibu Night Festival (秩父夜祭, Chichibu Yomatsuri) is the festival of Chichibu Shrine in Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture, just 90 minutes from central Tokyo.

It is held every year on December 2nd and 3rd, with the main action taking place on the 3rd.


Chichibu Night Festival (Chichibu Yomatsuri)

The Chichibu Night Festival is considered one of Japan's top three festivals to feature floats, the others being Kyoto's Gion Matsuri and the Takayama Matsuri.

Its floats are ornately decorated with lanterns, tapestries and gilded wood carvings and are accompanied by drum and flute music.


Chichibu Night Festival (Chichibu Yomatsuri)


! For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
http://www.edo265.net/japan/
[Official Homepage of the Event]
http://chichibu.web.transer.com/bb_url_ej.php?ctw_=sT,eCR-JE,bF,hT,uaHR0cDovL25hdmkuY2l0eS5jaGljaGlidS5sZy5qcC8=,cc2hpZnRfamlz,

http://navi.city.chichibu.lg.jp/festival/yomatsuri/index.html

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