The Urawa Festival is a festival held by the Urawa City Tourist Association, a summer festival in the Urawa district that has been held every year since 1967 (Showa 42). At that time, it was called "Urawa Bonburi Festival", but it was renamed to current name in 1981 (1982). dragonfl
Fan festival is a festival of Yasaka Shrine which is settled in Kumagaya. Origin of the name of "Fan festival" has been handed down to the fact that the master of the restaurant has distributed "fans" since the Meiji 35 century, starting from the fan which was distributed in summer festival. The appearance of this "fan" became popular, and after that each shop wrote a shop name and other information, so shopping is said to be the "day of Kumagaya fans' festival". With the development of silk industry and others, the town is crowded, each town competing in the mountain cars and stalls, a prototype of the current Futawa festival has been created by the shrine mikoshi passing and the floats and stalls, and continues to this day. In this way, the "tradition that began as a unity of town people", "succession of festival culture from Edo" and "spirit of Kumagaya who created the festival by enthusiasm" are fused together, and now it has developed as Gion of Kanto Ichi . dragonfly
It is a historical festival that is said to continue since Hoei years (1704 - 1711). A shrine is rotated all at once in every part of the town, but in old days it was a rural district, plague comes around here It began to spread, and to raise the spirit of a mikoshi as its exorcism. Yono gathered together the towns and villages in 1889, Yono cho was born. After that, due to mergers with municipalities, etc., Yono City ⇒ Saitama City ⇒ Saitama City Chuo-ku (due to the transition to a government-designated city in 2003) has changed its name and now the name "Yono" has disappeared. The Yono Summer Festival was full of fierce vigor to be said as "a fake shrine" once, and competed with each other for confrontation while hitting each other. The place name of "Yono" is first seen as "Musashi country Yono Town" in the picture scroll at the end of the Kamakura period. Commonly known as Yonomoto Town, the district is located on the wingshoe road linking the upper road and the middle road of the Kamakura Road in old days, prospered as a market town from the Muromachi Period. In the Edo era, Koshu Kaido Nichihonjuku, Nakasendo, Oshu Kaido As a bypassing straddling horse riding place, as a via point of Kawagoe Urawa way, connecting with Nakasendo Urawa Inn and Kawagoe, had a function as a point of distribution of goods from Edo and neighboring areas.