Hakushu-sai (boat parade), Yanagawa City, Fukuoka Pref.
Yanagawa is known primarily for its hundreds of kilometers of canals, and this is what pulls in the tourists.
Yanagawa was originally a farming village, and the canals were built hundreds of years ago for irrigation.
Yanagawa is known for Hakushu Kitahara, a local writer.
Hakushu Kitahara was a poet and writer of children's songs who grew up and spent his life in the town.
# For the details, please access to the followings;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/151101yanagaw.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.yanagawa-net.com/