The many festivals are starts at beginning of August in Tohoku.
Three representative festivals are :
【Nebuta festival in Aomori】
The main feature of this festival is the huge, wide nebuta figures striking kabuki poses. These figures are remarkable for their intensity of expression.
【Tourou festival in Akita】
I hang a tourou(lantern) to a pole and I handle choice, a pole to a big ear of rice and compete with power for the skill.
【Tanabata festival in Sendai,MIyagi】
Sendai's Tanabata festival is one of the three biggest, and millions of visitors flock to this city during the Tanabata season.
All festivals are impressive and very interesting.
If you have chance to visit tohoku at beginning of August,you should check it out!!