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Yamagata Hanagasa Matsuri (Hanagasa Festival)


UpdateFebruary 24, 2018
ReleaseFebruary 24, 2018

Accompanied by strong voices shouting “yassho makasho!” and the dynamic sounds of hanagasa taiko drums, dancers in colorful costumes dance in a dynamic manner. Hanagasa, or straw hats decorated with safflowers which the dancers wear, move like a wave and fascinate viewers in the evening of midsummer.




[Date] August 5th -7th , 2015

[Venue] Tokamachi, Honcho Nanokomachi-dori Street to Bunshyokan

[Access]  From Yamagata Station on JR Ouu Line: about 10 minute walk

[URL]  http://www.hanagasa.jp/en/