Jul 21, 2017

Tobata Gion Oyamagasa (big tall float), Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka

Tobata Gion Oyamagasa (big tall float), Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka

21st - 23rd July, 2017 | Tobata, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Pref.
The Tobata Gion Yamagasa festival is a popular local Japanese festival (matsuri) which takes place annually in Tobata, a ward of Kitakyushu in Fukuoka prefecture, Kyūshū, Japan.

It is held for three days (Friday–Sunday) before and after the fourth Saturday of July.

The festival is a national cultural asset of Japan, and is centred on the parading of the "Yamagasa".   (*reference: wiki)  












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


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170726tobata.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://tobatagion.jp/















戸畑祇園大山笠(福岡県北九州市)

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