July 20, 2013

Gero Onsen Festival

The Annual Gero Onsen Festival

At the beginning of every August in Gero Onsen (Hot Springs), over a period of three days, the town holds a series of festivals as gratitude to the gods for the coming rice harvest. 

This year we will be treated to an extra day!

August 1st (Wed)

from 07:30. Children's Mikoshi (Moving Shinto Shrine)
from 07:30.  High School Music Parade
from 19:30. Ryuujin (Fire Dragon) Fireworks Festival
inc. Huge Fireworks Finale

August 2nd (Thu)

from 18:30. Samba Float Parade (finishes at Yuno Shima Temple)
from 20:00. Gero Community Dance Festival & Fireworks

August 3rd (Fri) 

from 16:00. Harvest Gratitude Festival
from 20:00 - 20:45. Onsen Fireworks Musical  
from 20:45 - 22:30. Gero Dance Finale

August 4th (Sat) from 19:00 - 21:00. Singing Contest 
(Two men in competition to win the beautiful woman's heart!) 

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