” Shiretoko Shari Neputa ” parade.

Tonight in Shari (Shiretoko Peninsula entrance) downtown, there was a ” Shiretoko Shari Neputa ” parade.
The roots of this kind of festival are from Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture ” Neputa ” is a large lantern of a warrior or character that is drawn by truck (or people traditonally) along the street. This kind of “electric” parade is unique to Japan.

It wll also be on tonight! So, if you’re around please explore!

Pictures and story by Jong-nam Itami

#‎fesitval‬ ‪#‎shari‬ ‪#‎shiretoko‬ ‪#‎neputa‬ ‪#‎hokkaido‬


Pictures and story by Jong-nam Itami

‪#‎祭り‬ ‪#‎しゃり‬ ‪#‎知床‬ ‪#‎ねぷた‬ ‪#‎北海道‬

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