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Hanamaki festival 2019

Hanamaki Festival, festival which has a history of more than 400 years, and is said to have started during the era of Hanamaki Gundai Kitamatu.
After the death of Kitamatu Sai is a benefactor of Hanamaki Biraki – cho, meaning of the memorial, color as a pine – sai Festival was strong because it has begun to make the anniversary.
In the late Edo period, for three days as a soson festivals Hienuki and Waga two counties bustles with branch were performed at the time off work even in the castle.
It was famous for fame in the Meiji period as a festival in the Tohoku best splendor of yakata (an honorific title).
Currently, along with the festival of Toya Misaki – jinja Shrine was – jinja Shrine in castle guardian, was 々 ceremony has been conducted in the name of all citizens participate.
In addition to the magnificent furyu (float) to extend in accordance with the deep emotion and Hanamaki – bayashi full of elegant, dancing Hanamaki bayashi, barrel mikoshi (portable shrine) and Shika Odori dance of local performing arts, parades of kagura (sacred music and dancing performed Gongen dance.

Last updated: 9 August, 2019

13 September, 2019 - 15 September, 2019

Omatsuri Square (around Kamimachi, Hanamaki City)

Kamicho, Hanamaki-shi, Iwate 025-0087