Souma-Nouma-Oi (Samurai Warrior Festival) in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Pref.
27th - 29th July, 2019 | in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Pref. Samurai Warrior Festival in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Prefecture features about 500 participants in samurai costumes who parade on horseback on a three kilometers course. After a one-kilometer horse race riders fight for sacred clothes launched into the air in a ritual which is said to date back 1,100 years. official website ›› http://soma-nomaoi.jp/en/top-page/