Sendai Tanabata Festival
The last update date: 2016/10/07
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- 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.
- 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
- Formal informant
- Informant: Miyagi Prefecture Tourism Federation
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