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New Yamakasa Guidebook Released

The Hakata Gion Yamakasa Promotion Committee has published a new edition of its guidebook on the Hakata Yamakasa festival. First released in 1988, the guidebook explains the various events that take place during the festival, offering an in-depth look at the local spectacle. This is the second year in a row that the Committee has published a new edition after receiving requests for a version with updated photos, and it plans to publish new versions annually. The 90-page color guide retails for ¥525 and is available at Kushida Shrine and most major bookstores in the city. Source: Nishinippon Shimbun, May 15, Official HP: http://www.hakatayamakasa.com/index.php

Published: May 15, 2013 / Last Updated: Jun 26, 2017