Apr 29, 2015

Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival, Yamagata

Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival, Yamagata

29th April - 3rd May, 2015 | Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture  

Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival in commemoration of the famous warlord "Uesugi Kenshin", Yonezawa, Yamagata Pref.
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/150429yonezawa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://uesugi.yonezawa.info/


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