Apr 29, 2014
Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival, Yamagata
29th April - 3rd May, 2014 | Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture
Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival in commemoration of the famous warlord "Uesugi Kenshin", Yonezawa, Yamagata Pref.
On May 3rd, the highlight of the festival, Uesugi Gyoretsu, a procession of Mikoshi (a portable shrine) of Uesugi Shrine, floats and about 1,000 Samurai warriors march through the city's main streets to the Matsukawa Riverside. And there, Kawanaka-jima Gassen (a re-enactment of ancient war) is held.
# For the details, please access to the followings;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/140429yonezawa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] ›› http://uesugi.yonezawa.info/