Jul 23, 2017

Souma-Nouma-Oi (Samurai Warrior Festival) in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Pref.

Souma-Nouma-Oi (Samurai Warrior Festival) in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Pref.

22nd - 24th July, 2017 | in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Pref.  
Samurai Warrior Festival in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Prefecture features about 500 participants in samurai costumes who parade on horseback on a three kilometers course.

After a one-kilometer horse race riders fight for sacred clothes launched into the air in a ritual which is said to date back 1,100 years.  












# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170727souma.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.city.minamisoma.lg.jp/index.cfm/9,0,77,html         












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