Yoichi Matsuri, Otawara, Tochigi

Dancing, eating and drinking in downtown Otawara

Aug 3
Aug 4
Venue: Otawara, Tochigi, Japan When: Aug 3rd - Aug 4th 2018 ,  3:00pm - 9:30pm

August in Otowara sees the popular Yoichi Matsuri, the festival for our local hero Yoichi kun. Based on the local hero Nasu no Yoichi and his exploits in demoralizing the enemy by firing a single arrow while riding a horse in the water; he hit a red dot on a fan in an enemy boat, thus giving his side the mental advantage and winning the battle for the Minamoto clan for control of Japan in the Genpei war (1180-1185).

Aug 24, 2014