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Aomori Nebuta Matsuri (Nebuta Festival)


UpdateFebruary 24, 2018
ReleaseFebruary 24, 2018

Aomori Nebuta Festival is said to have originated from Toro Nagashi (an event in which paper lanterns are floated down a river) of the Tanabata Festival (Japanese star festival). With haneto (dancers) dancing to a jaunty and rhythmic ohayashi tune of music along with 22 floats being carried around, Nebuta excitement lifts people’s spirits to fully appreciate the short summer of Aomori. More than 3 million tourists come to see this festival every year. The festival has been designated a Significant Intangible Folk Cultural Asset of Japan.




[Date] August 2nd-7th

[Venue] Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture

[Access] around Aomori Station By Train: Tokyo Station-Shin-Aomori(by Tohoku Shinkansen Line)-Aomori Station(by Ouu Line)

[URL]  http://www.atca.info/nebuta_en/