Noshiro Nebunagashi (parade, dance and music), Noshiro City, Akita
6th - 7th August, 2015 | Noshiro City, Akita Pref.
Noshiro Nebunagashi Festival, also known as Yaku Tanabata, is held in August of every year featuring a parade of catsle shaped gigantic lanterns to the music of traditional flutes and taiko frums. The shachi ornaments decorating the lanterns are set on fire and released into the Yoneshiro River. (*reference: Japan Trourism Agency) official website ›› http://welcomenoshiro.com/?page_id=454