This blog mainly introduces traditional Japanese things including seasonal events, flowers, confectionery, handicrafts, bunraku(Japanese puppet theater). Short introductions and links to all of my blog posts are shown on four calendar pages on sidebar.
Thursday, August 5, 2010
The Yamagata Hanagasa Festival
The Yamagata Hanagasa Festival(山形花笠まつり) is being held in Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture from August 5th to 7th. It started as the main attraction to promote tourism in 1963. Hanagasa is a bamboo hat decorated with artificial flowers.