Akita’s Summer Festival, Kanto Lanterns before your eyes See close and experience the skill of balancing the pole of lanterns which weighs 50kg and 10m tall. Culture/tour Closed Year-end holidays (December 29 - January 3) Hours 9:30-14:10 Hosting organization Akita city Minzoku Geinou Densho-kan Neburi-Nagashi Hall URL https://www.city.akita.lg.jp/kanko/kanrenshisetsu/1003644/index.html(In Japanese only) Comments from the experienced! Demonstrate the traditional event held in August every year. Various techniques are explained. You can actually experience it. The 10m tall lantern pole is simply overwhelming. Women can also experience. The history is explained to you.