29th April - 3rd May, 2016 | 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/160429yonezawa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://uesugi.yonezawa-matsuri.jp/