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||May 2–4 every year (tentative)|
|Event Details||May 2
Commemoration of the Heike clan
Formal paying of respects at the tomb of Emperor Antoku
Senteisai memorial for Emperor Antoku
Sea parade of the Genpei Funagassen naval battle, procession of brave warriors
Ganryujima Island Festival
|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.