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Handa Floats Festival -The Pride of the People-

TRAVEL 2017 30 mins Episode(s): 1 english Japanese
In the spring festival of Handa City,  Aichi Prefecture, a total of 31 floats are pulled through 10 districts. Once every five years, the Handa Floats Festival sees the gathering of all 31 floats in one place, vastly entertaining its large crowd of onlookers. Following the people preparing for the 2017 fall festival,  take a look at the float culture passed down through generations, and the people who devote their time and effort to preserving this tradition.

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Part of "Festivals of Japan - Season 1".

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