Events and Festivals in Sendai-shi

  • May: Sendai Aoba Festival celebrates springtime with floats and samurai drum processions.
  • August: Sendai TanabataMatsuri: long handcrafted streamers and paper decorations dress the city in this star festival. Traditional stage performances, music, dance draw two million revellers.
  • October: Michinoku YOSAKOI Festival: contemporary dance interpretations of traditional Tohoku music, with 8000 performers and almost a million spectators. Not to be missed on your vacation travel itinerary planner.
  • December: Pageant of Starlights – for a whole month, the trees are all illuminated beautifully with Christmas lights, especially the Jozenji-dori avenue.

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