In early August, a festival takes place in Goshogawara, Aomori Prefecture. You’ll hear people chant “やってまれ！やってまれ！”() “Nebuta” is this magnificent and ginormous lantern (yes… this is a lantern) that the community in Goshogawara, Aomori Prefecture use
The Nebuta Festival is a Japanese summer festival that takes place in Aomori Prefecture in Japan in early August.
“Nebuta” or “Neputa” refers to the big lantern floats depicting historical and mythical figures as well as Kabuki actors. These lantern floats are paraded through the center of the city, accompanied by large taiko drums, musicians and dancers.
The Goshogawara Tachineputa Festival is a festival that takes place in Goshogawara, Aomori Prefecture. It is notable for its large lantern floats, standing at 23 meters in height and weigh 19 tons.