The Great Yonabaru Tug-of-War is a traditional event that is said to have started during the King Sho Ei era of the Ryukyu dynasty as a religious ritual for an abundant harvest.
Participating in the tug-of-war is said to offer benefits of sound health as well as prosperity of descendants, and the event draws visitors from in and out of town. The event is also expected to host concerts and fireworks.
Saturday, August 19th - Sunday, August 20th, 2017
Yonabaru Udunyama Youth Field
For details please see the website below.
(Source : Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau)
|イベント名||The Great Yonabaru Tug-of-War|
|開催日||2017.08.19 〜 2017.08.20|
|会場名||Yonabaru Udunyama Youth Field|
|住所||712 yonabaru yonabaru shimajiri-gun okinawa japan|