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Festivals in Chiba

A warrior procession floats and portable shrines compete  Nansou Satomi Festival

A warrior procession floats and portable shrines compete Nansou Satomi Festival

A warrior procession and a picture scroll of battle scenes of the Sengoku period are reproduced based on Nanso […]

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Solemnly dash across the beach with a horse  Azuma Shrine Umadashi Matsuri (Out Horse Festival)

Solemnly dash across the beach with a horse Azuma Shrine Umadashi Matsuri (Out Horse Festival)

On the Iwase Kaigan (coast) in the city of Futtsu, facing Tokyo Bay, a ritual in which two adults hold the rei […]

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Sawara Matsuri Festivals – some of the largest festivals in eastern Japan

Sawara Matsuri Festivals – some of the largest festivals in eastern Japan

In Sawara everyone stops working to enjoy the festivals. Two three-day matsuri festivals take place each year […]

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The pot noodle type debuts!  Katsuura Tan Tan Men (Szechwan-style noodles)

The pot noodle type debuts! Katsuura Tan Tan Men (Szechwan-style noodles)

The Shoyu (soy sauce) based Katsuura style Tan Tan Men is said to have been created to get fishermen and women […]

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Katsuura Big Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival)

Katsuura Big Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival)

Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival) is a traditional Japanese festival held to wish girls both health and growth. It […]

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