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The Ishioka Matsuri is formally called "Hitachi no Kuni Sojagu Taisai," and this most important of Hitachi no Kuni Soshagu's festivals is a collective effort by the citizens of Ishioka. It is counted among the three greatest festivals in the Kanto...more
This is one of the biggest festival involving festival cars (dashi) in kanto area. Lion dancing with wagon attached style is considered rare in Japan. The city area is blocked for car traffic and occupied by the festival. 3 days in September. The first day...More