Jul 28, 2018

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

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

28th - 30th July, 2018 | 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/180727souma.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.city.minamisoma.lg.jp/index.cfm/9,0,77,html









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