May/18 - 19, 2019 The 64th Ooka Echizen Festival

Sightseeing information about May/18 - 19, 2019 The 64th Ooka Echizen Festival in Japan.


May/18 - 19, 2019 The 64th Ooka Echizen Festival3.2

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Ooka Echizen (Ooka Tadasuke) was the governor of the province of Echizen(Fukui Prefecture) and also served as a magistrate of Tokyo during Edo period. He is famous for his incorruptibility when making legal decisions.
On May 18 and 19, the "Ooka Echizen Festival" is held in Chigasaki city, Kanagawa prefecture to celebrate his wise judge. The main attraction event is a grand costume parade on 5/19 that will feature people dressed in Ooka Echizen.


Music Show: 11:00 - at the Pedestrian Deck at Chigasaki Station
Photo Exhibition: 10:00 - at the Chigasaki City Hall or Folklore Museum(on 5/18)
Green Tea Ceremony: 11:00 - at the central entrance of Ito Yokado
Ooka Echizen Jokenji Temple Festival: 10:00 - 14:30 at Jokenji Temple
Memorial Service of Ooka Echizen: 15:00 - at Jokenji Temple Main Hall
Green Tea Ceremony: 12:00 - at Jokenji Temple Garden


Photo Exhibition: 10:00 - at Chigasaki City Hall
Mikoshi Parade: 12:30 - 14:00 , from the north of Twin Wave to the north of Chigasaki Station
Echizen Samurai Procession and Big Parade: 13:00 - 15:00, Chigasaki Elementary School(1PM)―Chigasaki Sta.― Emeroad

*Please check the official website for the latest information

PurposeFestivals,parade,Traditional folk
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