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name Andon Festival (Andon Festival)
Venue Hanasaki City Osako Town Street
Opening period August 14th and 16th 18: 00-22: 00
contact information Osako Town Tourism Association
tel: 0198-48-2111

Summary of the festival

About 5 meters high, the andon is made by applying color to the shoji paper with wax. Four floats, including a warrior picture, take off from each group and color the night sky of the town that is crowded with homecoming guests.

Origin / origin of the festival

About 200 years ago, the festival of Obon that is reported to have started to worship the people starved for death in Tenmei's great famine.

Traffic access

About 45 minutes by car from Tohoku Expressway Hanamaki IC ・ 30 minutes by bus from JR Ishitogaya Station