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Yaya Festival

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Yaya Festival

This is a festival of bravado displayed by young men, originating in the cry of samurai warriors during the Warring States Period of "Ya, Ya, we are…." It features virtually unclad young men dancing and chanting with great energy as they proceed through the streets.
Date(s) February 1st to 5th
Address Owase Jinja shrine in Owase City, Mie
Access Twenty minutes walk from Owase Station on the JR Kisei Line.

Yaya Festival Neighborhood map

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