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Fukushima Waraji Matsuri (Straw Sandal Festival)


UpdateFebruary 24, 2018
ReleaseFebruary 24, 2018

This festival is named after the huge waraji traditional straw sandals, which are dedicated to Ashio Shrine, to wish for physically strong legs. The waraji are the largest in Japan and a must-see! Dancing Soda Night, a parade in the evening where hip-hop-style dancers dance to reggae dance songs, is also enjoyable!




[Date] July 31th (Fri)-Aug 1st (Sat), 2015

[Venue] Shinobu-dori street on National Route 13(Fukushima City)

[Access] From JR Fukushima Station: about 5 minute walk

[URL]  http://fmcnet.co.jp/waraji/