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Sawara Grand Festival

Parade Floats Brushing Past Houses

  • City

    Katori City, Chiba

  • Period

    (Summer) 2018.7.13 [fri.]-15 [sun.]
    (Autumn) 2018.10.12 [fri.]-14 [sun.]

  • Location

    Sawara/Katori City (Summer Festival: Motojuku District, Autumn Festival: Shinjuku District)

  • Introduction

    An extravagant parade float decorated with huge dolls and other accessories is drawn around downtown to the tune of one of Japan's three main Hayashi traditional accompaniments known as the Sawara-Bayashi. Generally done in addition to a Chinjusha shrine festival.

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