The Junkou-Tatakiai


D The Junkou-Tatakiai: Shinto Festival Music Competition Parade

The Junkou-Tatakiai
The Junkou-Tatakiai

As the sun sets, the resting festival floats with doll on top (Dashi) and festival floats without doll (Yatai) from all 12 neighborhoods resume the parade. Differing from the parade during the day, Dashis and Yatais face each other and have Shinto festival music competition (Tatakiai) at various places, as they parade along route 17, and merge together with each music competition. Dashis and Yatais from all 12 neighborhoods merging and coming from east and west, gather in front of Yagihashi Department Store, forming a fan shape to perform the Tatakiai.

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