Japanese mountain, pike including festival car event of Shinjo Festival, stand event (33 whole country) were approved as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2016. This is the first and only UNESCO intangible cultural heritage in Yamagata Prefecture. Shinjo Festival with traditions more than 260 years. Festival car called “yatai” is made with hand of organization called young ream in the city newly every year. The city is surrounded in enthusiasm by sound of 20 festival car lines and heroic festival musical accompaniment.