Sendai Tanabata Festival

Sightseeing information about Sendai Tanabata Festival in Japan.

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 from 8/6 '19 to 8/8 '19


In early August, Aomori City celebrates the Nebuta Festival. It is a parade of illuminated floats accompanied by chanting dancers. The floats often feature images of larger-than-life kabuki actors, historical and mythical characters and various types of gods. The modern floats featuring TV drama characters and famous artworks can also be viewed.

Nebuta Festival is one of the three major summer festivals in the Tohoku region, alongside Akita Kanto Festival and Tanabata Festival in Sendai.

Festival Period: Aug. 2nd ~ Aug. 7th every year Regardless of the day of the week, the same date every year
Venue: Aomori Station
Feel watch and experience the festival of delightfulness.

Nebuta navigation service & Aomori fireworks display will decorate the finale.
"Aomori Nebuta" is said to be the origin of theToro-nagashi (ceremony in which paper lanterns are floated down a river) of Tanabata. In Aomori, there is a custom to flow the Nebuta doll to the ocean and river, and the "Aomori Nebuta Festival Maritime Operation" is said to be a remnant of it. Six of the Nebuta, including the Nebuta Grand Prize of the highest prize selected by the festival's judgment, will be operated at sea.
The collaboration of the Nebuta Festival and fireworks which is only in Aomori will deeply move the heart of the viewer.

August 7th 19:15 arrival · 20:00 departure
August 7th 19:15 to 21:00 Fireworks

"Aomori Nebuta Festival" which burns out energy from the soul, like missing a short summer, is a thrilling fire festival that represents Japan. Nebuta which emerges in the evening and Haneto, a jumper who swings enthusiastically with music. It is enough excitement to warm your body just by looking at it. Furthermore, when you bounce together, the excitement doubles. There are also rental of Haneto costumes.

PurposeFestivals,easily accessible,instagrammable,that you'll never forget,Traditional folk,family,sightseeing,major,an eating tour
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