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Sendai Tanabata Festival

The last update date: 2016/10/07

Season
August
Purpose
Festival, event - tradition
The number of the access
1088

Summary
One of Tohoku three great festivals. As for the Sendai Star Festival, it is considered to be opening that Prince Masamune Date encouraged the Star Festival for improvement in culture. It became gorgeous festival triggered by the decoration contest that we held at the beginning of the Showa era and came to be known to the whole country. It is big characteristic of the Sendai Star Festival that uses Japanese paper and small bamboo. Tradition is continued following by cooperation of each shop of mall. On eve, fireworks feast day of 5th, about 10,000 fireworks are launched in the Hirose River. Bamboo grass decoration which made an elaborate plans for 6-8 days colors the Sendai city.
Period
2019/08/06-2019/02/08
Traffic
From JR Sendai Station a 5-minute walk. It is about 12 minutes by car from Tohoku Expressway, Sendai Miyagi IC
Inquiry (1)
Sendai Tanabata Festival support society secretariat, Sendai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
TEL: 022-265-8185
  • Formal informant
  • Informant: Miyagi Prefecture Tourism Federation
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