Oct/12 - 14, 2019 Naha Tug-of-War Festival4.0
from 10/12 '19 to 10/14 '19
“The Naha Tug of War" is an event at the annual festival held in Naha, Okinawa, Japan. Its roots may be dated back to the 1450s to pray for good harvest and to ward off evil. This event takes place every three days during a weekend in October including Health and Sports day.
The main event, the Naha Great Tug-of-War, uses a 200-m rope that is made of rice straw and weighs 43 tons, a Guinness World Record, which is then tugged by tens of thousands of people in unison in the directions of east and west.
On the first day, "Folk Art Performances - folk traditional arts parade" developing dance that about 50 groups including various circle - regional society - traditional arts preservation fair are splendid is held in Kokusai Street located in the center of Naha City.
The 2nd day features the majestic hatagashira procession that parades down International street and the Guinness certified giant tug-of-war that is held on route 58's Kumoji intersection.
A masterpiece unfolds while the hatagashira (neighborhood flag's) are twirled around, tens of thousands of people of all ages, sex and nationality become one as they pull the rope.
"RBC citizen Festival & Orion beer paradise" is held in Oonoyama athletic park through three days. There are full of events to fireworks for live.
October 12(Sat), Kokusai Street
October 13(Sun), Kumoji intersection
October 12 - 14, Oonoyama Sports Park (RBC citizen Festival & Orion beer paradise)
PurposeFestivals,should go,easily accessible,LMFAO,sports,thrilling,parade,Traditional folk,experience,family,Japanese resort,fireworks of Japan,sightseeing,let's hang out!
Airport/Sta.SHURI sta. (about 5.5km) Google Transit