Autumn & Winter

Kimono festival

Kimono festival

●24 th and 25th October, 2015
●Izushi-Cho, Uchi-machi, ruins of Izushi castle etc.

We consider wearing kinomo, the traditional Japanese cloth, is as a long-term sightseeing feature of Izushi town. There will be events to encourage wearing kimono at the soba noodle festival, street-shops, rental kimono shops, a contest of kimono wears, historical costume performances, a mystery solving tour or at other events.
Please refer for the details from here.

Autumn Festival

Autumn Festival

●Sunday before 15th October
●Izushi-Cho

*Danjiri festival is celebrating a good harvest of each year, and because of its aggressive style celebration, it is also known as a ‘fighting Danjiri’. Using 17 meter long poles to fight creates a vigorous and compelling sights.
*Danjiri are large wooden carts (danjiri guruma) in the shape of a shrine or temple.

Castle festival

Castle festival

●3rd November
●Izushi-cho

On the 3rd of November every year, the Castle Festival is held that symbolizes the castle town of Izushi. The main attraction of the day is the marching of about 120 people all dressed in traditional costumes, with 30 men holding decorated spears as they walk along.
Please refer for the details from here.

Eirakukan Kabuki

Eirakukan Kabuki Theater

●early in  November
●Izushi Eirakukan

The opening event of Eurakukan Theatre was performed by a kabuki star Ainosuke Kataoka in 2008. Since then, Kabuki plays are performed by the actor, who is now one of west Japan’s leading kabuki actors, and his theatre company.

 festival with soba noodles made from a new crop

festival with soba noodles made from a new crop.

●middle of November
●Izushi-cho

You will enjoy new soba noodles made from a new crop, named with “Hyogo Safety (for health) Brand” and “Stork (nationally protected bird live here) Dance”.

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Izushi Tourist Association (NPO)
104-7 Uchimachi Izushi-cho, Toyooka-shi, Hyogo, 668-0214, Japan
TEL: +81-796-52-4806, FAX: +81-796-52-4815