The first day of the festival on May 2nd starts with a festival at the tomb of Emperor Antoku and a commemoration of the Heike clan, followed by a Senteisai memorial for Emperor Antoku and the Heike clan, a sea parade of the Genpei Funagassen naval battle, and a procession of brave warriors on May 3rd. May 4th features the Ganryujima Island Festival with a re-enactment of the duel between Miyamoto Musashi and Sasaki Kojiro, plus a picnic concert and other events. (tentative)
|Event Dates||Early to mid-April *Timings may differ depending on the state of bloom of the cherry trees.|
|Event Details||This event has been cancelled.|
|Location (venue)||Main venue: Shimaitoshi Hiroba Park, Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture.
* Other events are at Akama Shrine and other locations around the city.
|Category||Processions and parades|
Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.