Date: Saturday, May 13th, 2017: 6 PM – 8 PM
Sunday, May 14th, 2017: 1 PM – 2:50 PM
Venue: Special Parade of Yama, Hoko, Yatai: on the street around Fukuoka City Hall
Kyushu Tourism PR Event: Fureai Hiroba in the west side of Fukuoka City Hall
Celebration Event of Inscription on UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List “Matsuri WITH THE KYUSHU”


Celebration of inscription on UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List! Inscribed five festivals of Kyushu will be gathered!

The five festivals of Kyushu have been handed down carefully from generation to generation. They were inscribed on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage November 2016 list, along with 28 elements of the government-designated significant intangible folk cultural asset across the nation.

In celebration of inscription on UNESCO heritage lists, the five festivals of Kyushu: “Hakata Gion Yamagasa Gyoji”, “Tobata Gion Oyamagasa Gyoji”, “Karatsu Kunchi-no Hikiyama Gyoji”, “Hita Gion-no Hikiyama Gyoji”, and “Yatsushiro Myokensai-no Shinko Gyoji” will gather in Fukuoka for the first time in a long history of the festival and give a “Special Float Parade”.

PR events where you can fully enjoy the allure of Kyushu and Okinawa will be held at the same time under the theme of “WITH THE KYUSHU”.

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