Jul 29, 2013
Soumu-Nouma-Oi (Samurai Warrior Festival) in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Pref.
27th - 29th July, 2013 | in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Pref.
Samurai Warrior Festival in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Prefecture features about 500 participants in samurai costumes who parade on horseback on a three kilometers course. After a one-kilometer horse race riders fight for sacred clothes launched into the air in a ritual which is said to date back 1,100 years.
# For the details, please access to the followings;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130727souma.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.city.minamisoma.lg.jp/kanko/03.jsp