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The characteristic of this festival is its difficulty that people hold

the pole of 12 meters long, 50 kilograms weight, with 46 lanterns hung on it with different parts of body

and have to keep balance which needs expert skills.

It is held August 3 to 6 every year.

The hotel reservation should be made in advance during the festival.

The contest to fly in the summer night sky attracts visitors to watch.


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 Red brick local museum

TOHOKU    [ Akita ]


The previous red brick building of a bank is used as a museum.It is a good place to know about the history of entertainm...

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