Ch­agu-Ch­agu Umakko

Business Traveler (USA) - - THE SCENE -

Mo­rioka, Ja­pan June 9 The Horse Fes­ti­val takes its name from the noise of the bells ( ch­agu ch­agu) on the horses’ har­nesses (umakko). Chil­dren ride in a pa­rade of 80 to 100 col­or­fully dressed horses along a 10 mile route that takes them be­tween shrines in this na­tional cul­tural event.

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