Come and enjoy two days of "Matsuri" Festival in Miyoshi City
With two days of celebration, you can enjoy the traditional stalls, and on the first day there will be the Iijan Matsuri (Festival), where several groups will be dancing the two choreographies of the festival.
And on the second and last day, the Oojouchin Matsuri (Festival), with three large paper lanterns 11 meters high and 6,5 diameter that illuminate the summer night is a unique spectacle. It is one of the most famous festivals of Aichi-ken prefecture. In 1927, Shin-Aichi Shinbun (newspaper company) planned to select Aichi's “New Ten Notable Sights” and Miyoshi Inarikaku Shrine was selected as the second.
In memory of this selection and its 60 anniversary, Yazo Nonoyama, a citizen of Miyoshi-cho, dedicated a large lantern, which was illuminated for the first time at the 1929 summer festival. The other two were dedicated in 1988 by the Miyoshi municipal government.
And from the 1993 summer festival, Oyashi accompanying music and Bounote sword fights are offered. And at night a small fireworks display. The festival is held at the end of August each year.
Date: 17 and 18 for August
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