Festivals of Japan

Events across Japan. A collection ranging from traditional to seasonal offerings.

Shimonoseki Kaikyo Festival - Yamaguchi

A lavish event that includes the Senteisai festival celebrating Emperor Antoku and the Heike clan and features a procession of brave warriors.
The Genpei festival is held at Shimaitoshi Hiroba Park and features multiple stage events and a jumbo fugu stew.

Event Dates May 2–4 every year
Event Details Please check the official website for details.
Official site https://shimonoseki.travel/english/index.html
Location (venue) Main venue: Shimaitoshi Hiroba Park, Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture.
* Other events are at Akama Shrine and other locations around the city.
Address Kanmon Straits (Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Pref.)
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Region Chugoku
Category Processions and parades

Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.

update: Feb.28.2023

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