The UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Shinjyo Festival
This is great! Shinjyo Festival
We are registered as Yamagata prefecture's first UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage (one of mountain, pike, stand events of Japan) and attract attention from home and abroad!
It is all festival car that local young ream builds Kabuki as subject more than three months and to make every year and change. We can look at festival car of the year only for three days of festival.
Hot passion from the Edo era to Festival succeeded for 260 years.
Festival continues for three days while praying for staple grains abundant harvest and prosperity.
The highlight of Shinjyo Festival
Friday, August 24
We tell beginning of Shinjyo Festival
By "eve," "eve festival car line" that festival cars gather all at once in front of Shinjo Station from evening is the best highlight!
Saturday, August 25
It is Annual Festival of Shinjyo Tenman-gu Shrine
"This festival." "shinyotogokoretsu" in Mogami Park is performed, and festival car parading around downtown with musical accompaniment will show expression unlike "eve".
The back festival
Sunday, August 26
Excitement of Festival cools down and does not do it
As for "the back festival," all 20 "decoration floats" that float is displayed by all the people here are performed. There is the highlight commentary from each young ream, too and can look at all festival cars slowly and carefully.
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Neighboring recommended Sightseeing
Semi Hot Springs
Back room of Shinjyo which Yoshitsune legend remains.
Sweetfish fishing of clear stream Oguni-gawa River is famous, too.
We are considered to be open hot water of Jikaku Daishi Ennin.
We can enjoy horseback riding in Maemori Highlands.
It prospers for a long time as spa
Atmospheric mountain hot spring resort.
Ginzan Hot Springs
Taisho wave abusive no appearance meets
Village "Ginzan Hot Springs" of Senkyo.
Hanesawa Hot Springs
Treasure house of wild plants! Nearby in the summertime
Firefly dances in riverside.
Mogami barge descent
It became famous for Basho Matsuo
We are below magnificent Mogami River.