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Hanagasa is the word for 'flower hat' in Japanese. At the Yamagata Hanagasa festival, over 10,000 dancers with beautiful traditional straw hats decorated with the prefecture's blossom, the safflower, take to the main street for three days of...more
This is one of the better festival in Tohoku.
There is only one song for this festival "Hanagasa Ondo" and every one dance with this song. This is a well known song for Japanese!
There were about 70 groups participated in the parade and seems...More