Nihonmatsu Chochin Matsuri (Japanese Lantern Festival), Fukushima Pref.
4th -6th October, 2017 | Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima Pref.
Chochin are cylindrical lanterns made out of paper stretched over a split bamboo frame. These colorful, festive lanterns appear at many Japanese festivals, but they play a special role in Nihonmatsu's Chochin Matsuri on October 4-6 and Akita's Kanto Festival in August. official website ›› http://www.nihonmatsu-kanko.jp/matsuri.html