Culture/tour

Akita’s Summer Festival, Kanto Lanterns before your eyes

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.

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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.