The most famous annual torch and warrior procession in Japan during the cherry blossom season. A total of 150 people dressed as warriors and carrying a taimatsu torch in one hand parade through the cherry blossoms of Tachibana Park in the largest fire festival in the prefecture. Based on historical events over 400 years ago, the festival recreates the bravery and grace depicted on a historical emaki scroll.
|Date||Late March every year (tentative)|
|Location (venue)||Chijiwa-cho, Unzen Tachibana Shrine and other locations|
|Address||529 Chijiwachoki, Unzen-shi, Nagasaki (Tachibana Park)|
|Price||General admission: 3,000 yen/
Warlords, female warriors, young warriors, and infant warriors: 5,000 yen
*Viewing is free
Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.