Yamagata Hanagasa Festival 2017

The Yamagata Hanagasa Festival is highlighted by the booming cries of “Yassho, Makasho” accompanied by the gallant sound of the Hanagasa Taiko drums and gorgeously decorated floats leading more than 10,000 dancers adorned in beautiful costume with Hanagasa flower hats through the main street of Yamagata city.
In recent years, the ‘Yamagata Hanagasa Festival’ has been added to the big three festivals of Tohoku, as a fourth member representing the major festivals in Tohoku.
It is said that more than one million people flock to the city during the term of the festival.

Last updated: 26 June, 2017

5 August, 2017 - 7 August, 2017

6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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