Odawara Hojo Godai Matsuri(General Hojo's Five generations Festival)

 

【Matrix of brave warrior squad】

It is Odawara's biggest event to be held on the 3rd of May every year.
A parade of about 1,700 people in total is organized by Musha party, gun fighter, music corps, town corps and walks around the city bravely.

A lot of armor warriors marching through the streets of modern Odawara have gaps and are interesting.

Odawara Hojo Godai Matsuri(General Hojo's Five generations Festival)
Odawara Hojo Godai Matsuri(General Hojo's Five generations Festival)
Odawara Hojo Godai Matsuri(General Hojo's Five generations Festival)
Odawara Hojo Godai Matsuri(General Hojo's Five generations Festival)

In the 2018 year,
Mr. Masashi Goda, Ambassador of Odawara Furusato,
Four generations Mr. Masanobu Takashima, actor
It was appearing.

Odawara Hojo Godai Matsuri   Mr. Masanobu Takashima, The role of the fourth generation "Gereral Ujimasa Hojo"
Odawara Hojo Godai Matsuri  Mr. Masanobu Takashima, The role of the fourth generation "Gereral Ujimasa Hojo"

The end of the parade is the shrine's mikoshi.
Tilting the mikoshi to the left or right, running it momentum, it is very impressive!

Personally, sword dance / sword fighting performance performed at Odawara Castle Honmaru Plaza was cool and impressed!
After examining it later,Yoneyama style sword fightingPeople's performance and things.
Because it seems that lessons will be accepted in the schools classroom, those who are interested are going to the above.

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