Rakan Village Scarecrow Contest, Rakan no Sato in Aioi City, Hyogo
12th - 20th November, 2016 | Rakan no Sato in Aioi City, Hyogo Pref.
For a week from Nov. 7, anyone visiting the 800-meter stretch of Kagashi Road in Aioi, Hyogo Prefecture, will be welcomed by as many as 1,000 creatively styled scarecrows. An artistic celebration for the city, this unusual event also includes a special festival on Nov. 8, featuring a bazaar and other entertainment, all held along the road. Visitors can watch stage shows, including dance, gospel and wind-instrument performances by skilled artists, many of whom have a relationship with the nature-rich city. Stalls will also be offering local dishes from Aioi and other regions. official website ›› http://aioi.in/