Oct 6, 2014

Nihonmatsu Chochin Matsuri (Japanese Lantern Festival), Fukushima Pref.

Nihonmatsu Chochin Matsuri (Japanese Lantern Festival), Fukushima Pref.

 

4th -6th October, 2014 | Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima Pref.

Chochin are cylindrical lanterns made out of paper stretched over a split bamboo frame.
These colorful, festive lanterns appear at many Japanese festivals, but they play a special role in Nihonmatsu's Chochin Matsuri on October 4-6 and Akita's Kanto Festival in August.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/141004nihonmatu.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  ››  http://www.nihonmatsu-kanko.jp/matsuri.html






 二本松のちょうちん祭り(福島県二本松市)

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