The Saga Ishinmatsuri festival was launched in 2018 in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration, in order to honor the heroes and great achievements of Saga, and to link their ambitions to the present and the future. This new festival was created through the participation of everyone, both children and adults.
Please come visit the 6th Saga Ishinmatsuri Festival!
The Saga Ishinmatsuri festival was launched in 2018 in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration, to honor the heroes and great achievements of Saga, and to link their ambitions to the present, and to the future.
This year's festival will be held on October 22 (Sunday) in the area around Saga Castle.
The theme of this year's festival is based on Eto Shinpei, who died exactly 150 years ago!
The program will highlight he's achievements and aspirations.
Date: October 22 (Sun.), 2023
Place: In front of the Shachinomon Gate of Saga Castle - In front of the bronze statue of Shima Yoshitake - In front of the Saga Prefectural Museum and Art Museum, etc.
Saga Restoration Festival
●The Saga Ishin Parade, in which great figures associated with Saga parade through the streets
●The Saga Ishin Dance, which embodies the concept of the Saga Restoration Festival
●The illumination of the statues , which is the finale of the festival
The above activities, and more, are made possible with the help of the citizens of the Saga Prefecture.
We are making preparations so that everyone can enjoy the festival while taking measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
We will be posting updates on the festival in the coming weeks, so please check back regularly!
SAGA ISHINMATSURI FESTIVAL Movie