Souma-Nouma-Oi (Samurai Warrior Festival) in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Pref.
22nd - 24th July, 2017 | in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Pref. Samurai Warrior Festival in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Prefecture features about 500 participants in samurai costumes who parade on horseback on a three kilometers course. After a one-kilometer horse race riders fight for sacred clothes launched into the air in a ritual which is said to date back 1,100 years. official website ›› http://www.city.minamisoma.lg.jp/index.cfm/9,0,77,html