Tobata Gion Oyamagasa (big tall float), Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka
24th - 26th July, 2015 | Tobata, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Pref.
The Tobata Gion Yamagasa festival is a popular local Japanese festival (matsuri) which takes place annually in Tobata, a ward of Kitakyushu in Fukuoka prefecture, Kyūshū, Japan. It is held for three days (Friday–Sunday) before and after the fourth Saturday of July. The festival is a national cultural asset of Japan, and is centred on the parading of the "Yamagasa". (*reference: wiki) official website ›› http://tobatagion.jp/