If you happen to visit Yamagata prefecture during February, don’t miss the Kase-dori Festival held in Kaminoyama City. Participants are dressed as Kase-dori, a bird-looking creature that carries the spirit of God. This bird costume symbolizes few different things: fire prevention, good harvest, and good fortune.
The festival begins in front of Kaminoyama castle open space where in group of people do the Kase-dori dance around a bonfire.
|Event Date||February 11, 2020|
|Event Schedule||9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m|
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