Hakata-Dontaku

Hakata Dontaku harbor festival is the festival held on May 3 and May 4 every year in Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka. Mobilization number is a city festival of the maximum level in Japan by mobilization number beyond 2,000,000 people.

The festival which makes the New Year greeting event to the lord who has started in Muromachi era “Hakata Matsubayashi” a prototype. It’s placed as a festival of Fukuoka-shi people in 1962, and “Hakata Dontaku harbor festival” has started. “Hakata Matsubayashi” which became a prototype consists of Fukujin of 3, Fukujin-nagare, Ebisu-nagare and Daikoku-nagare and 4 of Chigo-nagare.

Maine parades a Meiji street (1230m from Gofuku-machi intersection west packing to the heavenly god intersection east packing) showily, “Dontaku-tai”. A parade and a stage event are developed by the performance level of city more than 30, and a town bustles with festival Isshiki and quite many people.

Performance stand installation meeting place

Date: May 3 and May 4

Address (Fukuoka city office): Tenjin 1-8-1, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka (Each other places in Fukuoka-shi) (GoogleMap)

http://www.dontaku.fukunet.or.jp

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Fukuoka city office

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Fukuoka city office 33.590393, 130.401695 Hakata Dontaku

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