Fukushima Waraji Festival

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Fukushim Straw Sandal Festival

Fukushim Straw Sandal Festival

Fukushima Waraji Matsuri (Straw Sandal Festival) is a two day festival held early August in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture. The festival was based off an older festival called Akatsuki-Mairi. The two days of Fukushima Waraji Matsuri are filled with various waraji-themed events including large parades, waraji races, dances, and more. The exciting, powerful festival helps the people of Fukushima get through the summer heat.

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