Apr 29, 2017

Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival, Yamagata

Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri Festival, Yamagata

29th April - 3rd May, 2017 | 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 site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170429yonezawa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://uesugi.yonezawa-matsuri.jp/












米沢上杉まつり(山形県)

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